I recently wrote a blog post explaining how I set up Mullvad VPN in Qubes, using NetworkManager in the systrem tray, having it automatically connect, and using the Qubes firewall to prevent leaks. Check it out https://micahflee.com/2019/11/using-mullvad-in-qubes/
You can’t patent an abstract idea. Let’s keep it that way. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/11/alice-doesnt-block-good-patents-it-protects-public-requiring-real-invention
hey fedizens (and especially niusers)! i built something!
it's a tool that can open a mastodon export archive and show you all of your toots and favorites (if they're available). it's still not perfect and needs substantial improvements, but i decided to publish it now, as niusers were asking questions about how to view export.
also i'll post updates at @meowViewer (report bugs there if you encounter them!). please boost!
Up until now, the government has had unfettered access to search travelers’ electronic devices when they enter the U.S.
Going forward, the judge said, searches must require reasonable suspicion—a much higher standard—that the devices contain contraband.
I review #VPN services for PCMag, and that means I had a lot of work to do the last few days with the NordVPN and TorGuard breaches. The upshot? I'm lowering NordVPN's score.
You may have had a few extra Teams connecting to your TeamViewer. 👯♂️👯♂️
FireEye: "APT41 compromised company behind TeamViewer - which enabled them to access *any* system with TeamViewer installed" • InfoTech News
We're giving away 10 of our unpopulated SAO badge boards and lanyards this week.
Donate $20 or more now through Friday 13:00 UTC (9am ET), and you will be entered to win.
China announced a new rule which requires residents to pass a facial recognition test in order to apply for an internet connection via smartphone or computer.
Here's a shiny new #parted v3.3 for your partitioning pleasure.
(It's actually not that shiny, I hope you've been patching since the last release of 3.2 back in 2014)
#BruceSchneier on Australia's encryption laws and #CyberCon speaker bans - https://www.zdnet.com/article/schneier-slams-australias-encryption-laws-cybercon-speaker-bans/
Two words I never thought I'd put together are "Beaks" and "Christmas."
Want a Beaks Christmas tale? This is how you get "Sister Silence Night." It's got Christmas trees. And presents. And maybe, *maybe* a splash of blood.