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Futureproof by Caleb Storkey, Minter Dial

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Chapter 4

Security

I’ve got security nailed: capital letter, familiar word, two numbers and an exclamation mark

A password is like a toothbrush. Choose a good one. Change it regularly. And don’t share it with anybody.

Anon1

A few years back, a friend of mine was warned that he was under surveillance by Anonymous, a leaderless consortium of cyber vigilante hackers led by a more or less vague mission to protect the liberty of the internet. He had allegedly aggrieved another member of its sprawling, loose confederation of hacktivists. The friend was given due warning that, under the circumstances and depending on the outcome of the ‘investigation’, he was likely to be outed or doxxed. To be doxxed is to have the sum total of all your digital ...

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