Top Stories Security
- When Gmail's Filters Aren't Enough: How To Tackle Spam On Your Own
- How To Make Your Smartphone Automatically Unlock Your Stuff
- 'Clueful' App-Interrogation Tool Coming To Android
- Five Security Holes You Should Fix Right Now
- Turn A Raspberry Pi Into A Personal VPN
- How To Effectively Secure Your New Computer
If you’re really lucky, you won’t have to deal with too much spam making its way into your inbox. Email providers have never been better at blocking and filtering spam, but you still probably get unwanted newsletters and notifications. Here’s how to deal with the spam that makes it through your filters.
There are many interesting things you can do with a Raspberry Pi, but this one offers privacy protection from prying eyes. All you need is a Raspberry Pi, a Wi-Fi adaptor and some time.
Android: Most phone recovery apps require you to install the app before you lose the phone. Android Lost, however, can be remotely installed, and it comes with a slew of useful features beyond just locating your phone.
When you use HTTPS or SSL, your web browsing traffic is encrypted. When you use a VPN, all of your traffic is encrypted (usually). Sometimes, even with HTTPS and VPNs in play, DNS requests — or the way your computer translates “lifehacker.com” into numbers that your computer understands, like “22.214.171.124″ are completely unencrypted, leaving you open to spoofing and man-in-the-middle attacks. DNSCrypt can lock that down. Here’s how.