privacy

Encrypt Files And Folders In Ubuntu Using Seahorse

Seahorse is a Gnome front end for GnuPG - the Gnu Privacy Guard program. It is a tool for secure communications and data storage. Data encryption and digital signature creation can easily be performed through a GUI and Key Management operations can easily be carried out through an intuitive interface.

Another Way Of Disabling Your Recent Documents In Gnome

We wrote about disabling your Recent Documents in Gnome using a little trick but that doesn't work if using BleachBit for instance, because it deletes the .recently-used.xbel folder so the

5min: Encrypt Instant Messaging with Pidgin and OTR

You need:

  • Pidgin (available on Ubuntu standard installation or over apt-get)
  • IM-Buddy
  • 5 minutes

Bookmark Sync and Sort: Bookmarks synchronisation with privacy

If you have more than one computer or run more than one operating system (for example, Linux and Windows on a dual-boot machine), you probably need to keep the bookmarks in your browsers on the different platforms in sync. Firefox has several add-ons that can help you.

Ten Firefox extensions to keep your browsing private and secure

Most people lock their doors and windows, use a paper shredder to protect themselves from identity theft, and install antivirus software on their computers. Yet they routinely surf the Internet without giving a second thought to whether their browser is secure and their personal information safe. Unfortunately, it's easy for someone with nefarious intentions to use a Web site to glean data from -- or introduce spyware to -- your computer. Even worse, sometimes all you have to do is randomly click on a site to have your data probed in a most unwelcome way.

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