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Posted BAB Cryptoparty Slides

I posted the slides I will present today at the Boston Anarchist Bookfair for the Keep Your Bytes Secure from Prying Spies talk in PDF and ODP formats. I'll post the other speaker's materials once I have them. The talk will be at 1pm and will cover threat modeling, choosing and managing passwords, p... Read more

Somerville Cryptoparty Today

The Somerville Cryptoparty is today, May 30th from 6pm to 9pm. It will be at the Sprouts, 339R Summer St. an easy walk from Davis Sq., Somerville and is in the garage in the back. The Somerville Cryptoparty is always the last Wednesday of every month. If you want to help with future cryptoparties... Read more

Somerville Cryptoparty is Today

The Somerville Cryptoparty is today, April 25th. It starts at 6pm and ends by 9pm. It will be at The Sprouts, 339R Summer Street, Somerville. On May 9th at 6:30pm the Museum of Science will host A Crash Course in Digital Hygiene. It is free, but you need to get tickets. Registration for non-membe... Read more

Pirate News Don’t Fear the Dark Web Video Up

We posted our latest Pirate News video: Don't Fear the Dark Web. We talk about fears of the Dark Web and why you should use tools like VPNs, Tor, I2P and FreeNet to protect your privacy. We also mention upcoming cryptoparties: The Somerville Cryptoparty is the last Wednesday of the month... Read more

Protect yourself from the Equifax Hack

Equifax was hacked and lost information, including social security numbers, contact information and driver's license details, for 148 million customers, most in the United States. In our video, Massachusetts Pirate Party quartermaster Joseph Onoroski outlines steps you can take to freeze your cre... Read more

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