Choosing a media player: MPC-HC and VLC

If you’re using the media player that came with your operating system, you could do better. There are two alternatives in particular that would be a step up.

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How to find HTTPS Everywhere

Connecting to websites using HTTPS is much more secure. But knowing which websites support it can be tricky, and it’s a hassle to use sometimes. If you use HTTPS Everywhere, you don’t have to worry about any of that while still reaping the security benefits.


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Saying yes to NoScript is saying no to exploits

Note: This post applies primarily to Mozilla Firefox.

If you’re looking for a safer internet browsing experience, or if you just want to play YouTube videos after a click and not automatically, NoScript is for you. It makes Firefox safer, faster, and is just generally worth your while. Continue reading