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LastPass alternative: Bitwarden password manager

Over the last few weeks i’ve been reading more and more about web and app developers who are creating cool things on Windows environments. Feeling left out, i unearthed my six-year-old HP laptop and upgraded it to Windows 10 so i could check out this Windows Linux Subsystem i kept hearing about. After installing and/or […]

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Choosing a VPN service and browser for desktop and Android/iOS

So, you’ve heard this “VPN” (Virtual Private Network) thrown around and how you should use it if you’re connecting to a strange WiFi network or you’re conducting sensitive work at the job that needs added protection. The simple answer for what is and why you should use a VPN is: private, secure (encrypted), dedicated connection […]

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How End-to-End Encryption Works – A layman’s guide

All right. Here’s a simple explanation of how end-to-end encryption works. Recently there’s been a healthy amount of chatter in the news regarding WhatsApp, and i’ve noticed more and more of my contacts using (installing at least) Signal on their phones. This will give you an idea essentially of how our text message convos go when […]

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