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Month: May 2015

Fixing Firefox’s WebRTC Vulnerability

Fixing Firefox’s WebRTC Vulnerability

Earlier this year a major vulnerability called the WebRTC vulnerability was discovered in Windows machines running Chrome and Firefox.  This vulnerability can compromise your privacy by allowing websites to see your true IPv6 address despite the use of a VPN.  When using a VPN any site you visit should only see the IP address of the VPN’s exit server.  This prevents them from correlating you with your visit with your geographic location, and building profiles based on your IP address. …

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ProtonMail Update

ProtonMail Update

As I mentioned in Your Ultimate Security Guide: Windows 7 Edition, ProtonMail is one of my favorite new email providers.  As time has passed I have only grown to love this service more.  ProtonMail has been featured in Forbes, Huffington Post, at TED, and in many other prominent outlets.  While I mentioned ProtonMail in YUSG: Win7, those pages only allowed limited space to cover this email service so I discussed only a few of the most important features.  There are several…

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USB Flash Drives

USB Flash Drives

Since YUSG: Win7 was released, several of you have asked which USB flash drives I prefer.  There are two that I use on a daily basis for my backups, the Kingston Data Traveler and the SanDisk Cruzer Fit. The Kingston Digital DataTraveler SE9 64GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive. I like this flash drive because it is rugged and can survive life on my keychain; I have had the same one for almost eighteen months now and it is still going strong….

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First Review!

First Review!

Just a few days after it was released, the first review of Your Ultimate Security Guide: Windows 7 Edition is already in! The review is extremely complimentary and I am extremely flattered to receive such high praise from such a well-known figure in the privacy and security community.  If you haven’t run across it yet you can find it HERE.

Welcome!

Welcome!

Welcome to YourUltimateSecurity.Guide!  I am very excited to finally see Your Ultimate Security Guide: Windows 7 Edition in print and on sale on Amazon.com!  Since the security world shifts so rapidly, this blog will support the book with updates, news, checksums, and other useful information. This site is also a means through which to contact me with any questions, comments, corrections, or other feedback.  I am very interested to hear what you think about the book! This site will also…

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