From the article: "Among the special powers granted exclusively to the FBI under a Reagan-era executive order (No. 12333) are authorizations to conduct “unconsented physical searches” and “physical surveillance” for intelligence purposes in the US."
FBI sent special Homeland Security task force to Portland to exploit protester phones: #Protests #Portland #Oregon #Exploit #Vulnerability #Infosec #Cybersecurity #BLM https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20201012/09455845485/fbi-sent-special-task-force-to-portland-to-exploit-phones-taken-protesters.shtml
Something you guys will really love is N-O-D-E zine. Free online download or buy a print copy. Covering hardware/software hacking, decentralized meshes, advanced onion routing w/packet padding (to prevent packet injection node analysis deanonymization) and much more! #hacking #hackers #Hardware #OnionRouting #PacketInjection #anonymization #Networking #infosec https://n-o-d-e.net/zine/
Some open source projects fighting against #darkpatterns
Happy Birthday to the @fsfe Thank you for promoting a free and open web, your passionate fight is so important to all of us. 🥳🎉♥️
The Secure the News project by Freedom of the Press Foundation now tracks which news organizations offer @torproject onion services to protect reader privacy and enable censorship circumvention. Check it out:
📈 Leaderboard: https://securethe.news
#linux #commandline #bash
If you are halfway through a command and you know you f@*ked up, don't hit tons of backspaces, press Ctrl+U to erase the whole command. If you just want to delete a word in that command then press Ctrl+W. It you want to clear the terminal don't waste time typing clear, hit Ctrl+L.
Take action against #EarnIt: https://tutanota.com/blog/posts/earn-it-barr-encryption/ #Fight4Privacy #Fight4Encryption
"We must do better than subjecting our students to surveillance and violations of their privacy."
"That begs the question: Why should you trust a VPN that promises to protect your privacy more than your internet provider? The answer is that you can't, and you shouldn't."
@fosshermit Owning your data in an offline setting and being your own ISP are orthogonal issues. You can very well own you own data in your own server instance *somewhere* on the internet, and you can give up ownership to Mark Zuckberg even with the nicest of mesh networks.
Owning a #Pinephone that you control, and a @mobian distribution that you trust can be part of the puzzle.
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