Tech

Comparison: Whitelist vs. Blacklist

Whitelists and blacklists are ways of filtering specific types of data, or from blocking malicious or unauthorized access to systems or databases. In the context of computer security, blacklisting and whitelisting are used as a means of access control. However, there are some differences between the two methods, and each method has its own advantages.…

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Twofish Encryption: What Is It?

Twofish is an encryption algorithm designed by Bruce Schneier. It’s a symmetric key block cipher with a block size of 128 bits, with keys up to 256 bits. It is related to AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) and an earlier block cipher called Blowfish. Twofish was actually a finalist to become the industry standard for encryption,…

Privacy

Spotify Streaming Service Offers Little Privacy Protection

Popular music streaming service Spotify has raised privacy concerns as multiple security researchers have expressed concerns. Back in July, USA Today reported that your activity on Spotify is public and “can be used against you.” Even if you haven’t noticed, Spotify shares your listening activity and history with anyone who has a profile. Contents: Spotify Offers…

Privacy

42 Privacy Tools and Products To Protect Your Data in 2019

Table of Contents: Ad & Tracker Blockers Browser Extensions & Add-Ons Virtual Private Networks Password Managers Private Browsers Private Email Services Private & Encrypted Messaging Private Search Engines Web Proxy File Encryption Software Decentralized, Private Social Networks Other Privacy Tools Ad & Tracker Blockers We’ve combined ad and tracker blockers because their functionalities are basically…