How to set up a home server and use it as a Bitcoin node

What is a Bitcoin node? This guide requires you to use the command line interface, or CLI, and an SSH client. SSH (Secure Shell) is a popular tool to “remote control” devices securely. In principle, it functions similarly to a VPN, with the exception that you gain access to a computer, rather than the entire… Read More »

Tech safety for survivors of domestic violence

Content warning: This guide discusses aspects of domestic violence and abuse. Domestic violence is about the abuse of power and control, which can take many forms. Often, technology can serve as a major tool of control and oppression, online and off. Survivors are not responsible for or in control of their abuser’s actions, but learning… Read More »

Everything you ever needed to know about mobile security

Mobile devices today are much more than just a phone. Your smartphone is also a camera, an alarm clock, a GPS, a gaming console, an MP3 player, and a television. As our mobile devices are becoming more capable of completing all of our daily tasks, we’re starting to rely less on our desktop and laptop… Read More »

What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is an innovative payment network and a new kind of money. Bitcoin is a type of digital currency that is created and held electronically, and can be transferred between people without a middleman, like a bank. It was created by an entity using the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009. Since then, its popularity has… Read More »