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/e/ – privacy-enabled Android ROM, or Evil Corp?

Last November, LineageOS dropped support for more than 20 smartphones, leaving them vulnerable to future flaws in Android. Unfortunately, this also affected one of our 5 cell phones used for testing apps. We started to look for a replacement, and in January, we spotted the French /e/ Foundation that promises a privacy-enabled smartphone operating system.

In this article, we briefly look at the features offered by the /e/ Android ROM, and whether there is actual “better data privacy and data security for individuals and corporations” as promised by /e/.

Home network security – Part 5: Client-side DNS security features

The Turris Omnia allows you to use DNS-over-TLS and comes with DNSSEC. If configured correctly, your DNS traffic between the local Turris Omnia and your remote DNS server is encrypted and authenticated.

In this article, we discuss client-side DNS security features and show how you can configure your Turris Omnia (or other routers) to use these features.

Christmas holidays: more exposed IP cameras will go online within the next few days

It’s Christmas time and there may be an IP camera for you underneath the Christmas tree. Besides unpacking and connecting it with your WLAN, you should also check its configuration and ensure that unwanted third parties can’t access it.

In this article, we show you how attackers can easily locate the physical location of your camera and provide tips how you can secure your device.