OSTIF is auditing OpenVPN for the benefit of all.

You’ve just completed your security audit of OpenVPN. Two people worked for almost two months on this project. How does such an audit work? It...
ExpressVPN: Perfect Forward Secrecy

Encryption protocols keep you safe and your communications private. A secure chat app will encrypt conversations, and HTTPS secures websites (indicated by a green lock in...
NSA v CIA

In 2013, Edward Snowden showed the National Security Agency (NSA) has a global surveillance apparatus covering all our digital communications. Then, in 2017, Wikileaks released...

Two-factor authentication makes it impossible for hackers to break into your accounts by brute-force and even protects you if the hackers get your password....
when iot goes wrong

The Wall Street Journal estimates that one million IoT devices were recently used by hackers to carry out a glut of DDoS attacks. But it’s...
Women tech activists.

Hi! I wanted to share my favorite women tech activists to follow on Twitter. These women all work to keep the internet open and our...
Use a VPN for safer browsing on HTTP websites.

Websites that use HTTPS (indicated by the green lock in the browser bar) encrypt all data between your browser and the website’s server. Nobody...
Encrypt Facebook with a PGP key

Your Facebook account is valuable. It contains private chats, a list of your personal connections, and, if you use the Messenger app to send...

A VPN is a clever bit of software that masks the IP address of the device it’s installed on. In simple terms: When you use...
What is IoT?

We’ve all heard about the Internet of Things (IoT). It’s either great or terrible, depending on who you ask. But what is it, exactly? The...