Technology Pill

Oct 09 2020 36 mins 227

Find out how technology is reshaping our lives every day and explore the new powers of governments and companies.


















Spring Cleaning
Jul 10 2020 64 mins  
This week we talk to PI's Tech Co-ordination Groups to bring you tips and tricks about how to start cleaning up and securing your phone or computer. Episode notes Useful info How to minimise targeted ads: privacyinternational.org/act/minimise-targeted-ads Protect yourself from online tracking: privacyinternational.org/act/protect-yourself-online-tracking  Social media account settings: privacyinternational.org/act/protect-yourself-social-media-monitoring  Our Onion address: privacyintyqcroe.onion  Episode Info 3:24 - reasons to delete apps you’re not using  6:18 - 4 things you should do first 6:37 - Updates  7:59 - Password managers Keepass, 1password, Lastpass 11:40 - Has your data been breached? haveibeenpwned.com/ 12:56 - Backups  19:05 - Apps 20:52 - Firewalls  Netguard - play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=eu.faircode.netguard&hl=en_GB  Clamwin - clamwin.com  28:45 - When is too old too old  31:12 - iPhone  Better Blocker - better.fyi  36:27 - Android  40:29 - Social Media  40:29 Facebook/instagram  Facebook TOR address: facebookcorewwwi.onion  Zynga hack: theguardian.com/games/2019/dec/19/170m-passwords-stolen-in-zynga-words-with-friends-hack-monitor-says  45:20 - Twitter  MicahFlee - delete your tweets: micahflee.com/2019/06/semiphemeral-automatically-delete-your-old-tweets-except-for-the-ones-you-want-to-keep/  Social media monitoring by local authorities - privacyinternational.org/long-read/3586/when-local-authorities-arent-your-friends  49:40 - Email  51:35 - Desktops  51:50 - Windows  CCleaner - ccleaner.com/  WinDirStat - windirstat.net/  55:42 - Mac OS  Little snitch - obdev.at/products/littlesnitch/index.html  58:20 - Linux  Uncomplicated Firewall (UFW) - linux.com/training-tutorials/introduction-uncomplicated-firewall-ufw/  Firewall D - firewalld.org/ 1:01:40 Encryption  Veracrypt - veracrypt.fr/en/Introduction.html  Bitlocker - support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4028713/windows-10-turn-on-device-encryption  






























4 • 1 Ratings

jezzabart Jun 06 2020
Fascinating and scary. Delves into everything relating to technology and privacy, like facial recognition, law enforcement capture of device and cloud data, surveillance capitalism, cooperation between government and big data.