Hardening Firefox

For day four of the 100 cities in 100 days security campaign, let’s explore some techniques, methods, and tools to increase the security stance of the Firefox web browser.

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SSLPersonas, making the padlock obvious.

This blog post will showcase a Firefox Add-on that illustrates the SSL status of a web page in a more visually striking manner than the traditional method. A web server that uses an SSL (Secure Socket Layer) certificate will show a little padlock in the URL field on the browser visiting web pages. This padlock is the visual cue that the…

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The PirateBox, Revisited

The PirateBox leaning curve was steep but it’s now a lot easier with the project’s recent major update and revamp including new features.

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One VPN To Rule Them All!

If you want to anonymize your traffic, one of the cheapest option is to set up your own VPN. Learn how.

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UEFI, SecureBoot, and dual booting Windows 8 and Linux

What is UEFI and its predecessor the MBR? What challenges are there to get a dual boot environment with an alternative operating system?

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