Checklist to protect your privacy

Mis à jour le lundi 15 janvier 2018 par johackim

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Edward Snowden

Arguing that you don't care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide, is no different than saying you don't care about free speech because you have nothing to say.

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Free Softwares

NOTE: Free Software gives everybody the right to use, study, share and improve software. This right helps support other fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press and privacy.

Operating System

  • Disable your webcam -
  • Don't use Windows 10, It's a privacy nightmare
  • Keep your OS and apps update
  • Use open-source operating system
  • Use a secure operating system - Tails OS or Qubes OS


  • Use secure SMS application - Signal
  • Use open-source Operating system - LineageOS
  • Detect attacks of fake base stations (IMSI-Catcher) on your GSM/UMTS network - AIMSICD
  • Android application to monitor your physical room in your absence - haven


Block advertising

  • Set unified hosts file to block fakenews, gambling, porn, social, adware & malware - hosts
  • Install a browser plugin to prevent third parties from tracking you - uBlock Origin





  • Wipe unused old computers, phones, tablets, hard drives, etc - shred -n 5 -vz /dev/sda
  • Use a cleaner - Bleachbit


  • Encrypt your hard drive - LUKS


  • Frequently backup your computer - borg

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