Hardening Firefox for privacy

Hardening Firefox for privacy

Firefox is widely considered to be a very secure browser, however their default settings focus primarily on security with some basic privacy protection. This article will go through some of the more refined privacy settings and additional steps to improve overall privacy.

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Getting started with GPG

Getting started with GPG

Privacy and encryption go together like peanut butter and jelly. At the very heart of most encryption strategies is a set of keys and a key exchange. Most of you have probably already heard of PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) and are confused about GPG. Generate a strong 4096 bit key gpg --full-generate-key List generated keys gpg --list-secret-keys Upload key to default servers gpg --send-keys Specify a specific remote server gpg --keyserver hkps://keyserver.ubuntu.com --send

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Online privacy 101

Online privacy 101

Why should you care about your privacy when you have nothing to hide? Well, the thing is.. everyone has something to hide at some point in their lives. It can be something incredibly insignificant but consider this; everything you do online is being recorded and archived.

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