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How to Find Hidden Cameras and Spy Bugs (The Professional Way) - Sentel Tech Security
How to Find Hidden Cameras and Spy Bugs (The Professional Way) is an in depth guide on how to find and identify hidden cameras, GPS trackers, and secret audio bugs. The guide uses techniques that anyone can use, along with some low cost detectors that will find most any covert bug
guide  privacy  security  surveillance 
january 2019 by garrettc
The Bullshit Web
My home computer in 1998 had a 56K modem connected to our telephone line; we were allowed a maximum of thirty minutes of computer usage a day, because my parents — quite reasonably — did not want to have their telephone shut off for an evening at a time. I remember webpages loading slowly: ten […]
worldwideweb  userexperience  advertising  tracking  performance  privacy 
august 2018 by garrettc
Home Page - Reddit Shredder
A simple WebApp that overwrites and deletes your reddit comments and submissions.
A schedule can also be set for automatic shredding of your Reddit comments and posts.
django  python  reddit  privacy 
july 2018 by garrettc
Venmo Stories of 2017
"Personal stories from the public Venmo feed showing how much personal data users share with the world."
security  privacy  socialnetworking  society  venmo 
july 2018 by garrettc
How GDPR Will Change The Way You Develop
GDPR requires you to be more thoughtful about the sites and services you build, more transparent about the ways you collect and use data, more considerate of your users, and more thorough in your development and documentation processes.
europe  gdpr  privacy  law  legislation 
february 2018 by garrettc
privacy not included
This holiday season, learn which gadgets come with privacy included, using Mozilla’s buyer’s guide for connected gifts.
guide  internetofthings  gadgets  security  privacy  mozilla  shopping 
december 2017 by garrettc
Motherboard Guide to Not Getting Hacked
"Do you want to stop criminals from getting into your Gmail or Facebook account? Are you worried about the cops spying on you? We have all the answers on how to protect yourself."
hacking  privacy  security  bestpractice  data  society 
november 2017 by garrettc
Password reset email best practices
Every app uses password reset emails. They're easy to take for granted. That's why we gathered these tips to help you create better password reset emails.
authentication  privacy  email  userexperience 
october 2017 by garrettc
Crash Override Network // C.O.A.C.H
"COACH will help walk you through locking down your online identity step-by-step, and give you direct links to tools and websites that will help you secure yourself. While this process is by no means comprehensive, it can serve as a good starting point for a basic digital security and self-defense."
privacy  security  internet  worldwideweb 
august 2017 by garrettc
Here’s How to Protect Your Privacy From Your Internet Service Provider
We pay our monthly Internet bill to be able to access the Internet. We don’t pay it to give our Internet service provider (ISP) a chance to collect and sell our private data to make more money. This was apparently lost on congressional Republicans as they voted to strip their constituents of their privacy.
security  internet  privacy  VPN 
april 2017 by garrettc
Privacy Policy Generator - Free Template for Your Website
Help your customers trust your website with a privacy policy. Generate a free template just by entering your details on the form.
shopify  privacy  generator  ecommerce  terms  webdevelopment 
february 2017 by garrettc
Designing for new digital rights
"In May 2018 the European Parliament will introduce the General Data Protection Regulation. With these new rights come new opportunities, which is why we’ve published a collection of prototypes and product sketches responding to them."
designthinking  privacy  geodata  society  eu  europe  userexperience  pamoja 
november 2016 by garrettc
OS-X-Security-and-Privacy-Guide - A practical guide to securing OS X
osx  security  privacy  sysadmin  apple 
may 2016 by garrettc
privicons - An open source privacy and security icon set
security  privacy  icons  opensource  graphics 
march 2015 by garrettc
Firefox addon for privacy and security
privacy  security  advertising  mozilla  firefox 
december 2014 by garrettc
Mozilla’s Data Privacy Principles
"Mozilla’s Data Privacy Principles continue to inform how we build our products and services, manage user data, and select and interact with partners – while shaping our public policy and advocacy work."
mozilla  privacy  security  principles 
november 2014 by garrettc
Search the full text of every web page you visit securely and privately from any device. Available in both hosted and downloadable versions.
browser  history  plugin  search  privacy 
october 2014 by garrettc
Surveillance Self-Defense
Reliable, up-to-date advice on how to defend your privacy and security online.
security  eff  selfdefense  privacy  society 
october 2014 by garrettc
A project to help users self-host their websites, email, files and more.
web  software  privacy 
march 2014 by garrettc
A handy one-stop-shop for gauging the ease of account deletion
socialmedia  socialnetworking  privacy  control  accountmanagement 
january 2014 by garrettc
One time pad for transferring passwords and other secrets.
password  privacy  secret  security 
december 2013 by garrettc
Joho the Blog » [berkman] Miriam Meckel on communicating trustworthiness
"Users’ willingness to provide data about themselves depends on some sort of trust."
trust  society  socialmedia  socialnetworking  socialsoftware  privacy  datamining 
june 2011 by garrettc
EU law change regarding use of cookies
A plain(ish) english explanation of the upcoming EU law change that affects how we use cookies. By my old colleagues at Torchbox
privacy  help  torchbox  cookies  europe  law 
may 2011 by garrettc
evercookie - virtually irrevocable persistent cookies
An open source javascript API that produces extremely persistent cookies using standard cookies, LSOs, PNGs and others. There's a fine line between genius and evil.
cookies  javascript  browser  privacy  security  html5  webdevelopment 
september 2010 by garrettc
Social Steganography: Learning to Hide in Plain Sight
Danah Boyd talks about hiding information in plain sight, creating a message that can be read in one way by those who aren’t in the know and read differently by those who are
culture  privacy  socialsoftware  socialnetworking  identity 
august 2010 by garrettc
Facebook Privacy: A Bewildering Tangle of Options
I feel sorry for the poor git who had to collate this infographic. What a mess Facebook has become.
facebook  privacy  nytimes  infographics  visualisation  socialmedia 
may 2010 by garrettc
Facebook's Eroding Privacy Policy: A Timeline
The Electronic Frontier Foundation examine the changes in Facebook's privacy policy since 2005. Speaks for itself.
privacy  facebook  socialnetworking  socialmedia 
april 2010 by garrettc
Dazzle Makeup
Make-up patterns to confuse facial recognition software. Reminiscent of (and inspired by) the WWI camouflage patterns for ships.
privacy  security  design  research  facialrecognition  machinelearning  computervision 
april 2010 by garrettc
How to remove locally-stored Flash 'cookies'
Uses a Flash based tool on the Adobe site. Although it's a Mac OSX hints page the tip applies across platforms.
flash  privacy  cookies  adobe 
november 2009 by garrettc
SiliconBeat: Rejecting cookies, a problem
Webtrends research shows that users are increasingly rejecting third party cookies outright and sites should move to their own tracking systems
cookies  webtrends  privacy  metrics  webdevelopment 
may 2005 by garrettc

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