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How To: Make A Strong Master Password

by Tracy Knauer •

As we’ve already noted, password manager apps are a great way to make sure your passwords are as robust as possible. But to use a password manager you need a single master password. And you need it to be very strong. Here’s how to create an excellent master password. Password Myths Most people think that the best way to make …

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The Best Blocklists To Use When Torrenting

by Grey One •

Block list for torrents are actually quite difficult to find. Luckily, John Tyree, a user from quora.com, created a GitHub project which combines all those iBlocklist lists in to a single one and he hosted the result here: http://john.bitsurge.net/public/biglist.p2p.gz The Details A blocklist is simply a list of IP addresses to block when torrenting. Typically, these lists consist of the IP addresses of …

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Mobile Companies Still Track Users with Location Services Disabled

by Tracy Knauer •

Most people think that turning off location services on iOS or Android phones will prevent tracking of their location. It doesn’t. Here’s how companies and hackers can still track you. Virtually all modern mobile phones provide settings that let users turn off location services. On Android, you can disable the location reporting and location history features. iPhones offer a similar …

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How To Make Your Searches Private, Ad-Free And Uncluttered

by Grey One •

Google search has become pretty awful — you get huge block of ads on top, and ads to the right. You have Google services being promoted before other more relevant results. Perhaps most disappointing is the privacy issue — all those keywords you type are archived at Google, and at the NSA, and who knows where else. But buried under …