Twitter wouldn’t have to worry about whether or not last week’s attackers read or exfiltrated direct messages if it had end-to-end encrypted them. https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/jgxd3d/twitter-insider-access-panel-account-hacks-biden-uber-bezos
Customize Your Linux Desktop With A Video Wallpaper
@eff As EFF has said, merging Fitbit’s trove of health and biometric data with Google’s data makes it harder and harder for privacy-focused tech companies to exist and compete. https://www.eff.org/pt-br/deeplinks/2020/04/google-fitbit-merger-would-cement-googles-data-empire
21 TiB Of "Open Source" Software From #GitHub Is Now Stored In the #Norwegian Arctic World Archive on Svalbard island. The film reels used to store the source code should, in theory, last thousands of years.
Google is accused of violating data privacy laws by recording what users are looking at in apps.
We need to fight surveillance capitalism: https://tutanota.com/blog/posts/data-privacy-day-surveillance-capitalism/ 💪
"Both of these bills threaten core freedoms online, and moving an attack on encryption from one bill to another is not progress."
Riana Pfefferkorn with a must-read on why these two bills (the EARN IT Act and the LAED Act) are dangerous to our privacy, security, AND online freedom of expression. https://www.brookings.edu/techstream/the-senates-twin-threats-to-online-speech-and-security/
The Right To Being Anonymous Online Must Be Defended
Keeping your logins secure is not that difficult:
✅ Use unique passwords
✅ Use 2FA for important accounts
✅ Use a password manager
And the good news is: If you do, there's nothing to worry about when another story about stolen passwords hits the headlines: https://www.wired.com/story/dark-web-credentials-roger-stone-blueleaks/
Here are more tips to keep your online accounts secure:
I decided to move V0LT announcements and content to its own official account, @V0LT
I'm getting more and more used to VIM every day, and good god, its fast.
I finished a new service on the V0LT website: OS Chooser
Take a short quiz to find what OS might best suit you in a fun and easy way! Keep in mind that this is intended to be an entertaining quiz, and you should obviously do more research before switching.
#macos #linux #windows #os
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Official V0LT account: @v0lt
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