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Less so than laptop or phone,  
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Less so than laptop or phone.
in that you generally don't take them anywhere,
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LAN parties don't happen so much since the late nineties,  
so theft now implies burglary.
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so people don't generally take their PCs places anywhere,
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much less places they might get stolen,  
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so it only matters if you get burgled.
  
 
That ''should'' be a much lower risk.
 
That ''should'' be a much lower risk.
 
Though it's still nice for peace of mind.
 
Though it's still nice for peace of mind.
 
  
 
It typically doesn't do much against law enforcement,  
 
It typically doesn't do much against law enforcement,  
in that in a lot of places, you are more or less ''required'' to give them access somehow.
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in that in a lot of places, you are more or less ''required'' to give them access somehow, and your refusal will have implications.
  
  

Revision as of 20:34, 29 September 2022

Security related stuff.

Practical


Theory / unsorted



how to do a login system badly
how to do encryption badly
encrypted connections
data-at-rest encryption

Is it important to use antivirus/malware protection?

Is it important to encrypt my laptop or phone?

Is it important to encrypt my PC?

Is it important to use a password manager?

Is it important to use a VPN?

Is it important to use secure mail?

So these messenging apps are the end-all then?