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Save Me from the Data Brokers!

In looking back over my most recent posts on this blog, I’m noticing a pattern. I’m tending to focus on technical aspects of privacy and security and am leaning more towards the security side of things. Given that I want … Continue reading

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Quick and Dirty OpenBSD Version Upgrade on a Running System

I probably should have checked the mailing lists before writing my last two blog posts on how I install and “beautify” an OpenBSD bare-metal install on a laptop because sure as I was done with the second one and shared … Continue reading

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Fast follower post – making OpenBSD UI a bit “prettier” (as I see it)

In my last blog post, I shared how I set up my OpenBSD laptop from the bare metal. In retrospect, there are a handful of UI tweaks that I also perform to make my UI and workflow more consistent between … Continue reading

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OpenBSD Laptop

Hi, I know it’s been a while. I recently had to nuke and re-pave my personal laptop and I thought it would be a nice thing to share with the community how I set up OpenBSD on it so that … Continue reading

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Let’s dial it up to 11

So. It’s been a few months since I last posted here. I decided that the best way to sharpen my cyber skills would be to start treating my home environment like an enterprise one. In approaching this thought experiment, I … Continue reading

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OpenBSD Full Disk Encryption with CoreBoot and Tianocore Payload

It has been a while since I have posted here so I wanted to share something that was surprisingly difficult for me to figure out.  I have a Thinkpad T440p that I have flashed with Coreboot 4.11 with some special … Continue reading

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The Key to the Kingdom!

Hi everyone.  It’s been a few months since I last posted and I wanted to let everyone (who probably already knows about this wonderful tool) know about something I’ve just started using full-time.  If you aren’t familiar with it, there … Continue reading

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Installing Snort on OpenBSD 6.4

As you may recall from previous posts, I am running an OpenBSD server on an APU2 air-cooled 3 Intel NIC box as my router/firewall for my secure home network.  Given that all of my Internet traffic flows through this box, … Continue reading

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Well, it’s been a while – falling in love with OpenBSD again

I was checking the other day and was appalled at how long it has been since I posted here.  I had been working a job during 2018 that had me traveling 3,600 miles by air every week so that is … Continue reading

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The $25 “FREEDOM Laptop!”

Time to get back to the original intent of this blog – talking about my paranoid obsession with information security!  So break out your tinfoil hats my friends because this will be a fun ride.  I’m looking for the most … Continue reading

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