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* Enable lockscreen with a code (or pattern, whatever)
 
* Enable lockscreen with a code (or pattern, whatever)
 
* Disable Wi-Fi stuff as from [[Personal_Security#Network]]
 
* Disable Wi-Fi stuff as from [[Personal_Security#Network]]
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* Update your Android
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** If no android updates are available from your manufacturer, consider unlocking and putting https://www.lineageos.org/ on it
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** If not, consider buying a new phone...
  
 
== iPhone ==
 
== iPhone ==
 
* Enable lockscreen with a code! (or faceid or touchid, whatever)
 
* Enable lockscreen with a code! (or faceid or touchid, whatever)
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* Disable Wi-Fi stuff as from [[Personal_Security#Network]]
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* Make sure your ios is up to date
  
 
= Software =
 
= Software =

Revision as of 12:42, 26 August 2021

A draft article on security!

Authentication (Passwords)

  • Use a strong password: 12+ characters, printable ascii
  • Use a unique password per service
  • Use multi factor authentication where possible
  • Use a password vault to help you remember all the different strong passwords for different services and you're only human
    • secure that password vault like hell!

Backups

  • When things go south: make sure you have OFFLINE backups
  • Take a backup of your online services! Gmail/Google exports, Hotmail exports, Facebook, Twitter,... If it's compromised it's GONE
  • Backup your password vault

Devices

Windows Computer

Android phone

  • Enable lockscreen with a code (or pattern, whatever)
  • Disable Wi-Fi stuff as from Personal_Security#Network
  • Update your Android
    • If no android updates are available from your manufacturer, consider unlocking and putting https://www.lineageos.org/ on it
    • If not, consider buying a new phone...

iPhone

  • Enable lockscreen with a code! (or faceid or touchid, whatever)
  • Disable Wi-Fi stuff as from Personal_Security#Network
  • Make sure your ios is up to date

Software

Network

  • Use a strong Wi-Fi PSK (16+ characters printable ascii)
  • Don't use Wi-Fi profiles without PSK
  • Disable everything hot-spot related