Some hints, resources and tools for digital self-defense to pass around

This is just a short and basic list, do your own research to get familiar with some of the tools!
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Hop the infomatrix like a ninja : The content below can and will help you improve your anonymity, intimacy and privacy of your online activities and communications


Analyze !

Do some analyses on the sites you visit

- TCPIPUTILS.com plugin https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/ip-address-and-domain-info/ (know more about the pages you visit, find out information of ips or owners of domains, network tools)
- Wappalyzer https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/wappalyzer/ (check what technologies is used to build the website you are looking at)

Block !

Block the social networks and other unwanted scripts on the vast infomatrix from tracking, hacking or feeding you bullshit.

- NoScript https://noscript.net/ (can block all JavaScript running on webpages)
- Disconnect. https://disconnect.me/disconnect (can block most known trackers embedded in websites)
- uBlock https://www.ublock.org/ (can block anything you want from websites from loading in your browser)

Choose !

Choose how you visit websites.

- HTTPS Everywhere https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere (force your browser to use the secure connection if its available)
- SwitchyOmega https://github.com/FelisCatus/SwitchyOmega (tool to manage different proxy connections (like TOR) at the same time)
- User-Agent Switcher https://mybrowseraddon.com/useragent-switcher.html (Switch between different "browser identities")
- Cookies manager+ (Can change the cookies websites forces on its visitors)
- Web Developer tools like those build in Firefox can greatly help you analyze and understand your browser behavior and communications

Useful SoftWare

- TOR (privoxy installed, need listener socked) https://www.torproject.org/download/download-easy.html.en
- I2P (bit more complex less used, but interesting) https://geti2p.net/en/download
- MACChanger (linux)
- Use a reliable VPN provider (or host your own) (linked to a vpn rating website with very extensive analysis and other different useful tools.)
- Use OpenPGP for your operating system https://www.openpgp.org/
- Use EnigMail if you use Thunderbird to use mail encryption with OpenPGP https://www.enigmail.net/
- Use TorBirdy if you use Thunderbird https://addons.mozilla.org/fr/thunderbird/addon/torbirdy/
- Use KeePassX to manage and encrypt your passwords https://www.keepassx.org/

Full Operating Systems

- TAILS (The Amnesic Incognito Live System) https://tails.boum.org/ Debian based Operating system. Great for (h)acktivists, secure and private communications and organization. Fits on a USB key
- QubesOS (for resourceful computers) https://www.qubes-os.org/ Modulate your computer use, run several operating systems together but isolated, virtualize and isolate any software used on the system)
- Manjaro (Arch Linux) https://manjaro.org/get-manjaro/ (when installing use the encryption option on partition creation)
- Debian (or based on it, many options) (when installing use the encryption option on partition creation)
- etc

Smart Phone

- Use custom ROMS to your likes and phone models https://www.xda-developers.com/
- Wire (encrypted messenger for text and voice abilities, can use email for registering) https://wire.com/
- Signal (encrypted messenger for text and voice abilities, need phone number) https://signal.org/
- F-Droid (open-source apps repository) https://f-droid.org/en/
- K9Mail (android email client to use with pgp) https://k9mail.github.io/
- OpenKeyChain (To use OpenPGP on android) https://www.openkeychain.org/

Websites and Resources

Some resources to help you stay safe and taking care of those people, projects and places you love

- What Is Security Culture?
- Security Culture: What it is, why we need it and how to implement it
- Security Culture: A Handbook for Activists
- Use a VPN or TORBrowser / OS with TOR and other privacy, anonymity and security tools
- Use encrypted mail with PGP
- Digital Security : Very nice resource for digital self-defense and security. Read the manuals and guides on the RiseUp!Net Website
- Large list of radical servers, tools, websites of the entropy on the internet published by RiseUp!Net
- EFF (Electronic Frontier Fundation) : The leading nonprofit defending digital privacy, free speech, and innovation.
- Prism Break : Help make mass surveillance of entire populations uneconomical! Opt out of global data surveillance programs and software on your phone, computer or in your network.

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