Import GPG-Keys on Fedora

Fix the permissions of the enclosing directory ~/.gnupg because an attacker with enough rights on the folder could manipulate folder contents. Make sure, the folder+contents belong to you: Correct access rights for .gnupg and subfolders: finally import your keys with your user (not sudo/root)

Autostart OpenVPN

Requirements for OpenVPN autostart on systemd Linux Before you begin setting up OpenVPN to autostart on systemd Linux, you’ll need a few prerequisites: OpenVPN A VPN provider A Linux distribution (distro) with systemd Configure OpenVPN for systemd Linux Now, let’s configure OpenVPN to autostart for systemd Linux. First open a terminal. We need to change […]

NordVPN App snitches personal data

According to Mike Kuketz security blog the android version of the NordVPN app transmits personal data to third parties. If you want to avoid calling it home use the openvpn app from f-droid and use the ovpn-files provided by NordVPN. There is also a tutorial on how to use the ovpn files on NordVPNs website. […]

Uncomplicated Firewall ufw

UFW is a comfortable yet powerful interface for ip-tables. It is, thanks to ufw, now very easy to configure and monitor your firewall. Install UFW Uncomplicated Firewall should be installed by default, but if it is not installed on your system, you can install the package by typing: Check UFW Status Once the installation is […]