Book Links (4th Edition)

Errata and Other Info

You can find more info related to the book on my Apress GitHub page, including errata. You might also check out my Amazon Author or Goodreads Author pages.

Book Links

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Preface

  1. https://www.snopes.com/quotes/sutton.asp

Chapter 1: Before We Begin

  1. https://talosintelligence.com/reputation_center/email_rep
  2. https://hitchhikers.fandom.com/wiki/Towel
  3. https://firewallsdontstopdragons.com/its-windows-10-upgrade-time/
  4. https://firewallsdontstopdragons.com/book-links-v4/
  5. https://podcast.firewallsdontstopdragons.com/
  6. https://github.com/Apress/firewalls-dont-stop-dragons

Chapter 2: Cybersecurity 101

  1. https://www.achristmasstoryhouse.com/
  2. https://www.iplocation.net/
  3. https://www.salon.com/2014/10/30/im_terrified_of_my_new_tv_why_im_scared_to_turn_this_thing_on_and_youd_be_too
  4. http://benton.org/initiatives/obligations/charting_the_digital_broadcasting_future/sec2
  5. https://whatsmyos.com/
  6. https://takeout.google.com/Facebook
  7. http://www.facebook.com/help/1701730696756992
  8. https://help.instagram.com/181231772500920
  9. https://help.twitter.com/en/managing-your-account/how-to-download-your-twitter-archive
  10. https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/50191/accessing-your-account-data?lang=en
  11. https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208502

Chapter 3: The Three Ups: Back Up, Clean Up, and Update

  1. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/you-can-still-upgrade-to-windows-10-for-free-heres-how/
  2. https://www.backblaze.com/
  3. https://freemacsoft.net/appcleaner/

Chapter 4: Passwords

  1. https://www.grc.com/sqrl/sqrl.htm
  2. https://www.splashdata.com
  3. https://www.grc.com/haystack.htm
  4. https://www.lastpass.com/
  5. https://support.logmeininc.com/lastpass/help/how-do-i-install-the-safari-app-extension-on-my-mac-lp010097
  6. https://lastpass.com/otp.php

Chapter 5: Computer Security

  1. https://firewallsdontstopdragons.com/its-windows-10-upgrade-time/
  2. https://isc.sans.edu/survivaltime.html
  3. https://www.eff.org/issues/know-your-rights#5
  4. https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA16-187A
  5. https://home.sophos.com/download-mac-anti-virus
  6. https://www.veracrypt.fr/
  7. https://www.zdnet.com/article/study-shows-that-majority-of-second-hand-hard-drives-contain-previous-owners-data/
  8. https://www.sumatrapdfreader.org/
  9. https://www.gonitro.com/pdf-reader

Chapter 6: LAN Sweet LAN

  1. https://trends.builtwith.com/ssl/SSL-by-Default
  2. https://www.techspot.com/guides/287-default-router-ip-addresses/
  3. https://www.routerpasswords.com/
  4. https://qifi.org/
  5. https://www.grc.com/shieldsup
  6. https://customer.xfinity.com/
  7. https://nordvpn.com/
  8. https://www.expressvpn.com/
  9. https://protonvpn.com/
  10. https://www.tunnelbear.com/

Chapter 7: Practice Safe Surfing

  1. https://www.certificate-transparency.org/
  2. https://lifehacker.com/5973689/how-web-sites-vary-prices-based-on-your-information-and-what-you-can-do-about-it
  3. https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/lightbeam-3-0/
  4. https://panopticlick.eff.org/ – moved to https://coveryourtracks.eff.org/
  5. https://www.ted.com/talks/glenn_greenwald_why_privacy_matters
  6. https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2006/05/the_value_of_pr.html
  7. https://www.investopedia.com/articles/investing/020515/business-google.asp
  8. https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/m7jvvp/google-sued-tracking-users-incognito-mod
  9. https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/
  10. https://duckduckgo.com/privacy
  11. https://www.worldprivacyforum.org/2015/08/consumer-tips-top-ten-opt-outs/
  12. https://simpleoptout.com/
  13. https://www.optoutprescreen.com/
  14. https://optout.networkadvertising.org/
  15. https://adssettings.google.com/
  16. https://www.donotcall.gov/
  17. https://dmachoice.thedma.org/
  18. https://www.quad9.net/

Chapter 8: Secure Communication

  1. https://podcast.firewallsdontstopdragons.com/2018/05/07/we-now-live-in-the-golden-age-of-surveillance/
  2. https://www.fastmail.com/
  3. https://protonmail.com/
  4. https://www.7-zip.org/
  5. https://www.kekaosx.com/en/
  6. https://send.firefox.com/ (this has been shut down, unfortunately)
    1. See the book errata for other good options
  7. https://myaccount.google.com/notifications
  8. https://account.live.com/Activity
  9. https://login.yahoo.com/account/activity
  10. https://www.snopes.com/
  11. https://www.virustotal.com/gui/home/url
  12. https://www.virustotal.com/gui/home/upload
  13. https://signal.org/
  14. https://jitsi.org/

Chapter 9: Online Accounts and Social Media

  1. https://account.microsoft.com/privacy/
  2. https://privacy.apple.com/
  3. https://help.yahoo.com/kb/SLN15953.html
  4. https://support.office.com/en-us/article/add-or-remove-an-email-alias-in-outlook-com-459b1989-356d-40fa-a689-8f285b13f1f2
  5. https://www.fastmail.com/help/receive/aliases.html
  6. https://www.freeze.equifax.com
  7. https://www.experian.com/freeze/center.html
  8. https://www.transunion.com/credit-freeze
  9. https://krebsonsecurity.com/2017/11/how-to-opt-out-of-equifax-revealing-your-salary-history/
  10. https://www.sync.com/
  11. https://cryptomator.org/
  12. https://exifcleaner.com/
  13. https://imageoptim.com/
  14. https://www.internetmatters.org/parental-controls/social-media/
  15. https://identity.utexas.edu/everyone/how-to-manage-your-social-media-privacy-settings
  16. https://staysafeonline.org/stay-safe-online/managing-your-privacy/manage-privacy-settings/
  17. https://twofactorauth.org/
  18. https://tosdr.org/
  19. https://www.visualcapitalist.com/terms-of-service-visualizing-the-length-of-internet-agreements/
  20. https://www.facebook.com/help/1701730696756992
  21. https://help.instagram.com/181231772500920
  22. https://help.twitter.com/en/managing-your-account/
  23. https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/50191/accessing-your-account-data
  24. https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/3024190
  25. https://help.yahoo.com/kb/account/sln28671.html
  26. https://help.pinterest.com/en/articles/change-your-privacy-settings
  27. https://www.facebook.com/help/1701730696756992
  28. https://help.instagram.com/116024195217477/
  29. https://help.twitter.com/en/managing-your-account/accessing-your-twitter-data
  30. https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/50191/accessing-your-account-data
  31. https://yahoo.mydashboard.oath.com/ select-download-data?dataType=user
  32. https://help.pinterest.com/en/articles/ change-your-privacy-settings
  33. https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/3024190
  34. https://www.facebook.com/help/224562897555674
  35. https://help.instagram.com/448136995230186/
  36. https://support.twitter.com/articles/ 15358-deactivating-your-account#
  37. https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/63?lang=en
  38. https://help.yahoo.com/kb/SLN2044.html
  39. https://help.pinterest.com/en/article/ deactivate-or-close-your-account
  40. https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32046?hl=en
  41. https://backgroundchecks.org/justdeleteme/
  42. https://about.fb.com/news/2020/06/introducing-manage-activity/
  43. https://restoreprivacy.com/google-alternatives/
  44. https://www.fastmail.com
  45. https://tutanota.com/
  46. https://mailbox.org/en/
  47. https://cryptpad.fr/
  48. https://www.cnet.com/news/tiktok-accused-of-secretly-gathering-user-data-and-sending-it-to-china/
  49. https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/india-tiktok-wechat-ban/

Chapter 10: Parental Guidance

  1. https://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/tweens-teens-and-phones-what-our-2019-research-reveals
  2. https://zilladog.com/
  3. https://www.kidsemail.org/
  4. https://www.zoobuh.com/
  5. https://tocomail.com/
  6. https://account.microsoft.com/family/
  7. https://www.apple.com/families/
  8. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2015/11/guide-chromebook-privacy-settings-students
  9. https://www.opendns.com/home-internet-security/
  10. https://blog.cloudflare.com/introducing-1-1-1-1-for-families/
  11. https://www.safekids.com/family-contract-for-online-safety/
  12. https://www.connectsafely.org/child-pledge/
  13. https://www.commonsensemedia.org/
  14. https://www.connectsafely.org/
  15. https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/topics/protecting-kids-online

Chapter 11: Don’t Be a Smartphone Dummy

  1. https://www.pewinternet.org/2017/01/26/americans-and-cybersecurity/
  2. https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/cops-compel-fingerprint-unlock-not-passcode/
  3. https://signal.org/
  4. https://app.wire.com/
  5. https://blog.cloudflare.com/1111-warp-better-vpn/
  6. https://www.eff.org/wp/digital-privacy-us-border-2017
  7. https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201351

Chapter 12: Odds and Ends

  1. https://haveibeenpwned.com/
  2. https://www.malwarebytes.com/mwb-download/
  3. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/wdsi/products/scanner
  4. https://www.nomoreransom.org
  5. https://id-ransomware.malwarehunterteam.com/
  6. https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT203981
  7. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17143/windows-10-back-up-your-files
  8. https://www.backblaze.com/restore.html
  9. https://www.whoishostingthis.com/blog/2020/03/13/digital-afterlife/
  10. https://lifehacker.com/you-need-to-deal-with-your-digital-legacy-right-now-1820407514
  11. https://www.engadget.com/2014/12/10/online-life-after-death-explainer/
  12. https://www.nextavenue.org/5-steps-creating-your-digital-estate-plan/
  13. https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/noscript/
  14. https://guardianproject.github.io/haven/
  15. https://twit.tv/shows/know-how/episodes/315
  16. https://www.obdev.at/products/littlesnitch/index.html
  17. https://www.privacytools.io/
  18. https://dd-wrt.com/
  19. https://openwrt.org/
  20. https://www.polarcloud.com/tomato
  21. https://emailselfdefense.fsf.org/en/
  22. https://www.torproject.org/
  23. https://securedrop.org/
  24. https://www.virtualbox.org/
  25. https://www.wikihow.com/Install-Ubuntu-on-VirtualBox
  26. https://tails.boum.org/
  27. https://www.sandboxie.com/
  28. https://pi-hole.net/
  29. https://pimylifeup.com/
  30. https://puri.sm/
  31. https://www.silentcircle.com/
  32. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-10-04/the-big-hack-how-china-used-a-tiny-chip-to-infiltrate-america-s-top-companies
  33. https://www.dban.org/
  34. https://www.eff.org/dice
  35. https://dicekeys.com/
  36. https://xkcd.com/936/
  37. https://xkcd.com/538/

Chapter 13: Parting Thoughts

  1. https://www.eff.org/congress/
  2. https://www.firewallsdontstopdragons.com
  3. https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/
  4. https://spreadprivacy.com/
  5. https://www.schneier.com/
  6. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/digital-skills/online-safety-resources
  7. https://restoreprivacy.com/
  8. https://podcast.firewallsdontstopdragons.com/
  9. https://twit.tv/shows/security-now
  10. https://www.eff.org/
  11. https://epic.org/
  12. https://cdt.org/