Install and Use The Signal Encrypted Messenger App

Do you wish there was a more secure option for sending text messages and even making calls from your phone? Wouldn’t it be great if that option utilized end-to-end encryption to ensure that your communications were entirely protected? Well, that option exists in the form of Signal.

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Troubleshooting PMF for more secure WiFi on Fedora 28

The latest wpa_supplicant package for Fedora 28 includes compile-time support for PMF (Protected Management Frames). This is a good thing, as it protects against a set of WiFi replay attacks. However, a small number of users reported WiFi connectivity problems after an upgrade to Fedora 28.

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Best Free Linux Password Managers

To provide an insight into the quality of software available for Linux, we have compiled a list of 8 best free password managers. Hopefully, there will be something of interest for anyone wanting to automate the process of entering passwords and other data, and save the hassle of remembering multiple passwords.

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Happy birthday, GNOME: 8 reasons to love this Linux desktop

GNOME has been my favorite desktop environment for quite some time. While I always make it a point to check out other environments from time to time, there are some aspects of the GNOME desktop that are hard to live without. While there are many great desktop environments out there, GNOME feels like home to me. Here are some of the features I enjoy most about GNOME.read more

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Welcome Amy Keating, our incoming General Counsel

I’m excited to announce that Amy Keating will be joining us in September as Mozilla’s new General Counsel. Amy will work closely with me to help scale and reinforce our legal capabilities. She will be responsible for all aspects of Mozilla’s legal work including product counseling, commercial contracts, licensing, privacy issues and legal support to the Mozilla Foundation.

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Three More Intel Chip Exploits Surface

Not that we needed it, but there’s more evidence today that Intel has been playing fast and loose with security in order to stay ahead of the fast-chip competition. Today it was announced that there are three more Meltdown/Spectre-type Intel chip exploits. The vulnerability affects Intel’s desktop, workstation, and server CPUs.

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