Tag: privacy

Encryption, LUKS

Create an encrypted file container in Linux

Installations sudo apt-get install cryptsetupsudo apt-get install cryptsetup Create an empty file with the size of your container (e.g. 100MB) fallocate -l 100M mycontainer.imgfallocate -l 100M mycontainer.img or dd if=/dev/urandom of=mycontainer.img bs=1M count=100dd if=/dev/urandom of=mycontainer.img bs=1M count=100 Using a keyfile dd if=/dev/urandom of=mykey.key bs=1024 count=1dd if=/dev/urandom of=mykey.key bs=1024 count=1 Encrypting disk image file sudo cryptsetup …

Anonymity, Tor

Tor – anonymity, privacy and security

Whonix is an operating system focused on anonymity, privacy and security. It’s based on the Tor anonymity network, Debian GNU/Linux and security by isolation. Whonix consists of two parts: One solely runs Tor and acts as a gateway, which we call Whonix-Gateway. The other, which we call Whonix-Workstation, is on a completely isolated network. Only …

Anonymizers, Privacy

anonymouse – A free web based anonymizer

anonymouse.org web service allows you to surf the web without revealing any personal information. anonymouse.org news service allows you to post entries in newsgroups without revealing any personal information. anonymouse.org email service allows you to send e-mails without revealing any personal information.

Anti-Forensics, Privacy

Disable UserAssist History – Anti-Forensics

To stop Windows (Vista, 7, 8) from tracking the programs you use; > Create a new file and name for ex. disable_userassist.reg > Copy+paste the following lines into it: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced] "Start_TrackProgs"=dword:00000000Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced] "Start_TrackProgs"=dword:00000000 > Save the file and > Double click it, to import values into …

Anti-Forensics, Privacy

Delete UserAssist History – Anti-forensics

Windows system maintain a set of keys in the registry database to keep track of programs that executed. The number of executions and last execution date and time are available in these keys. UserAssist is a method used to populate a user’s start menu with frequently used applications. The information within the binary UserAssist values …

Anti-Forensics, Privacy

Disable timestamp for last access to a file – Anti-forensics

fsutil – Performs tasks that are related to file allocation table (FAT) and NTFS file systems, such as managing reparse points, managing sparse files, or dismounting a volume. If it is used without parameters, fsutil displays a list of supported subcommands. fsutil behavior – queries or sets NTFS volume behavior. > Run cmd as administrator …


How to surf the web anonymously

One of the easiest and most effective ways to keep your identity secret while you are surfing the internet is by using the TOR network. Tor tools are available for Windows, Linux, BSD, Unix, Mac OS X, Android, iOS and Maemo. The great thing about Tor except from its effectiveness, you really surf the web …