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#368: Living in a Tin Foil Hat World

March 13th, 2017 · 92 minutes

Security and data privacy is a growing concern in our society. David and Katie put on our tin foil hats for this episode and discuss some of the best practices that can be implemented today for protecting your data from prying eyes.

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Note: This episode was recorded before the recent "Vault 7" leak. We will cover that topic in the MPU+ show in two weeks.


Two Factor Auth List
Install Google Authenticator - Accounts Help
Two-Factor Authentication • Authy
Use 1Password as an authenticator for sites with two-factor authentication - 1Password Support
How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking | WIRED
Security - 1Password
AgileBits Blog | Three layers of encryption keeps you safe when SSL/TLS fails
Secure email: ProtonMail is free encrypted email.
Mail for Mac: Sign or encrypt messages for increased security
How to encrypt your email | Macworld
Encrypting Email on the Mac Is Surprisingly Easy - The Mac Observer
Secure Messaging Scorecard | Electronic Frontier Foundation
Apple logs every iPhone user’s text message contacts, new leak claims – BGR
Slack alters privacy policy to let bosses read your messages - The Verge
Cloak VPN - Cloak - Super-simple VPN
TunnelBear: Secure VPN Service
How to set up macOS Server’s VPN service | Macworld
Setting up a VPN on your Synology — Liss is More
IP Vanish - VPN Service Provider with Fast, Secure VPN Access
Amazon.com: Synology RT2600AC Wi-Fi AC 2600 Gigabit route
Home - Ghostery
AdBlock. Block ads. Browse faster.
Adblock Plus - Surf the web without annoying ads!
Tor Project: Anonymity Online
DuckDuckGo
A guide to your rights at the border - CNN.com
What could happen if you refuse to unlock your phone at the US border? | Ars Technica
How to encrypt your entire life in less than an hour
Security for Living Under the American Regime
Wikleaks "Vault7": CIA developed hacks for iPhones, iPads, Apple products - Business Insider