Issue 024: 2017-03-01
It’s coming up on tax season, which in turn means emailing documents with sensitive data (or potentially doing that). My favorite^1000 security podcast (Security Now) covered two simple approaches to encrypting this data:
- Encrypting with a Chrome extension called miniLock (this is the simplest approach with cryptography that has been independently verified):
- Encrypting with AESCrypt:
I found the latest episode of Exponent (episode 105) to be an eye-opening examination of Mark Zuckerberg’s manifesto, as well as the implications for Facebook and the world through this document.
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PS: If you’re interested in learning PHP – I’m teaching an online class this coming spring