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    Re: UEFI and Windows 10

    A few thoughts on the secure boot lockin.

    via http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2015/03/windows-10-to-make-the-secure-boot-alt-os-lock-out-a-reality/
  2. Re: Hosting a site for the first time. What security precautions to take?

    Some thoughts on length and the complexity of passwords / passphrases via Stanford IT department and Arstechnica...
  3. Re: Dead Drops: Hidden USB Sticks Offer Anonymous File Sharing

    Wonder if given a bit of time one could, with a Linux machine rewrite these USB devices into a LiveUSB running Ubuntu 12.4lts?
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    Re: Librem 15 a Free/Libre Software Laptop

    Another idea fsf endorsed libreboot x200 laptop comes with intels amt removed http://hardware.slashdot.org/story/15/01/29/2241214/fsf-endorsed-libreboot-x200-laptop-comes-with-intels-amt-removed
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    Re: I need a laptop

    Zarkopafilis

    Good you have some ram lying around but not all ram is created equal and not all ram works with all machines, you may well have to budget for diffrent ram depending on you proposed...
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    Re: Purism latest project

    Some more thoughts via http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2257385
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    Re: Librem 15 a Free/Libre Software Laptop

    Some progress http://hardware.slashdot.org/story/15/01/20/1655242/librem-a-laptop-custom-made-for-freelibre-software https://www.crowdsupply.com/purism/librem-laptop but like some others I'll believe...
  8. Re: What kind of cell phone do you use, and why?

    Ars Technica would suggest the All the phones you need to know about, and everything you need to know about them may offer you all the choices you should consider...
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    [SOLVED] Re: bcrypt. Is it a good encryption method?

    mikodo,
    a short link to work done by Stanford University network engineers discussing the length vs complexity debate about pass phrase strength...
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    Re: Where todDownload TrueCrypt 7.1a 64

    dreamquarts,
    Truecrypt may well be dead;

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2226748&highlight=truecrypt https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TrueCrypt http://truecrypt.sourceforge.net/...
  11. Re: Self erase after entering wrong password a number ot imes

    Kal2,
    Have you considered the physical safety of your machine? Are you the only one with access 24*7*365? if not then a determined agency/person may well have enough to ply their evil trades at the...
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    Re: tor and logs

    deb2014,
    in addition to the excellent link provided by bashiergui you might wish to consider these to be found on the Torproject site;
    Tor weekly blog...
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    Re: tor and logs

    deb2014, would it be possible to post examples of this behaviour?
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    Re: NoScript on Firefox?

    ^^ To retrn your favour might I suggest
    It does what it says on the tin and does it rather well.
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    Re: NoScript on Firefox?

    ^^ Many thanks. You have taught one old dog one new trick today:p
  16. Re: Question about persistence as a security technique

    If considering persistence as a way of keeping things safe and secure between sessions then a short time reviewing warnings about persistence...
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    Re: NoScript on Firefox?

    Yes, I use Noscript to examine which scripts seek permission to run and RequestPolicy to see what sites the page wishes to link with / load. BetterPrivacy also has a place when removing tracking...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Browser security.

    I too have several Firefox browser profiles ranging from shopping, banking sites that will not function without being allowed access to some functions right through to zipped up tight for general...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Browser security.

    martin,
    You might consider the addition of the Mozilla Firefox addon RequestPolicy, as it shows requests for access to other sites. Works in the same general fashion as NowScript in so far as a bit...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Does Tor is secure?

    ^^;)

    May also wish to consider visiting the EFF Panopticlick project https://panopticlick.eff.org/
    which may or may not give you pause for thought.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Does Tor is secure?

    It may be an idea to spend a few moments considering the initial settings used by Noscript when running Tor just to reassure yourself that Tor and NoScipt function as you expect...
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    Re: How do you manage your passwords?

    Bruce Schneier (creator of Password Safe) shares his thoughts with others on his blog https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2014/11/citadel_malware.html
  23. Re: Tor exit node found injecting binaries with malware

    Good advice about Tor, as always a quick look at the Tor project page https://www.torproject.org/ should keep one informed of any Tor related problems and any fixes required.
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    [ubuntu] Re: adding RAM?

    Michaelocalypse,
    I have found that selecting your machine from this http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/advisor will describe the type and amount of RAM that can be used by your motherboard. If purchasing...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: How to make ubuntu safer and where to start if I get hack?

    As seen on the net


    As others have suggested you may well need to pay the going rate for the knowledge you lack as at this moment in time the bad guys know more than you do and from your point of...
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