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How to setup a private Tor Bridge with OBFS4Proxy

The Tor Network is a powerful tool for browsing the internet anonymously and evading online censorship and web filters. Unfortunately some organizations have developed technology that makes it difficult to access the Tor Network. This tutorial explains how to create your own private Tor Bridge to bypass these restrictions. This tutorial focuses on configuring a …

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Did changes in Chromium version 80 weaken cookie and password encryption?

This post elaborates on my question on the Information Security Stack Exchange and further lists information of my concern. In Chromium version 80 and up, rather than passing cookies to Windows Data Protection API (DPAPI) directly they’re encrypted with a stronger encryption algorithm and only the encryption key is protected through the API. This post …

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Mozilla’s implementation of DNS over HTTPS in Firefox and their claims are misleading at best…

Recently Mozilla finalized their implementation of DNS over HTTPS in Firefox. This protocol would improve internet users’ privacy and security while using Firefox. A change in their implementation means that many of the privacy and security benefits of DNS over HTTPS go away for Firefox users. A history of DNS over HTTPS March 2018: Mozilla …

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