Privacy

Using PGP to encrypt Passwords - PGP in Daily Life

All the posts of this series is available here - PGP Series I have already explained the working of PGP, using PGP to encrypt your Passwords is probably the best method to encrypt it because it will be impossible to break it… if you don’t mess it up! Password management should be simple and follow Unix philosophy. With pass, each password lives inside of a gpg encrypted file whose filename is the title of the website or resource that requires the password.

Encrypting and Decrypting messages using PGP

All the posts of this series is available here - PGP Series If you haven’t yet understood the working of PGP then read my previous article. For the sake of this article I will be using an online Encryption/Decryption program. You can download applications for your System from this link. No! Don’t do this mistake, I generated these keys just for the sake of this article.

A Pretty good explanation to Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)

All the posts of this series is available here - PGP Series If you’re like me, concerned about your privacy.. then this is for you. I am going to write a series of articles on this topic, we will start by learning about the working of PGP then move on to encrypting messages to encrypting files and then using it in your daily life.

Why I moved away from Gmail - Best Alternatives

Did you know that Google scans all your mails for Spam? Well, that is okay but it goes further more. It scans your mails to build your advertising profile. Yes, all your mails is being scanned by bots and they build your advertising profile out of that. Now, this is a serious issue. Why will we want someone to read our mails? Whether it is a bot or a human.

Best Uncensored DNS Services - Google DNS is a big NO!

Congrats! if you are using Google’s DNS Servers and reading my articles! Well, they may provide you with better service but don’t forget its Google, everything is logged. DNS Services like Google DNS and Quad9 also have fancy ip address but that is of no matter if you are looking for your privacy. Choosing a good DNS Service is must for everything because going for wrong ones may also lock you out, if your ISP provided DNS blocks any websites you can check for it by visiting the IP Address of website.

Android without Google - Part 6 - Completely ripping off Google, Uninstalling System Applications

All the posts of this series is available here - Android without Google! By now, if you have been following my posts then you have an Android device with all the Google Apps disabled. Now they are of no use to us, so why keep them on our device? We can completely remove all the applications, but you’ll need to root your device for that.

Android Without Google - Part 5 - Hardening your Security - Tor and VPN

All the posts of this series is available here - Android without Google! Tor for Android That’s all? Is it over? Are we completely secure now? No! using Android? You are never secure! We still have options to explore, have you heard something called Tor? This is the best explanation that I’ve found over internet. That is how Tor works, now can we route our Android traffic through tor?

Android without Google - Part 4 - Alternatives to Launcher, Contacts, Maps and Calendar

All the posts of this series is available here - Android without Google! Alternatives for Launcher It is a high chance that you’re using that bloated Google Launcher, it provides you quick access to some of the great features but that’s not worth your Privacy. If you’ve been using that Samsung’s Launcher TouchWiz then also I’d recommend you to switch. Nova Launcher Edit: I have now switched to KISS Launcher which is open-source and available on F-Droid and I’m lovin’ it!

Android Without Google Part 2 - Alternatives to Google Drive, Mail, Hangouts/Allo/Duo

All the posts of this series is available here - Android without Google! GMail - The worst service you use! Click here for Client Alternative. Did you know that Google scans all your mails for Spam? Well, that is okay but it goes further more. It scans your mails to build your advertising profile. Yes, all your mails is being scanned by bots and they build your advertising profile out of that.

Is Your Password Manager Really Secure? - MasterPassword

There are many Password Managers that you might have heard of.. like Bitwarden, LastPass, etc,. They are really great option to chose but are they the best? Nah! If you think so then you haven’t heard of Master Password. In this article I’ll be explaning about the working and about Master Password! Like everyone of us, I also had a bunch of passwords to remember.