23 Jul 2017
A primer on privacy and Bitcoin, why it matters for fungibility, and what cryptocurrencies are trying to fix it.
14 Jul 2017
Can people meaningfully resist surveillance without knowing it?
26 May 2017
The privacy failings of the internet of things get worse when we realize its inevitable health applications
19 May 2017
Some people still don't grasp that data can't be removed from society (and it's racist tendencies)
05 May 2017
Learn how ransomware is shutting down entire institutions, and how you can defend against it
05 May 2017
A primer on email security. Learn where email is weak and how to make it stronger.
31 Mar 2017
If you want to start an anonymous blog, there's a lot of considerations. This primer will point you to the tools and tips you need to get started.
23 Mar 2017
American ISPs are now selling your data, and despite controversy, a VPN isn't necessarily a bad idea.
17 Mar 2017
Brave is disrupting the entire online advertising model for the better. Learn what it can do for you.
09 Mar 2017
Is Tor funded by the US government? Can it be hacked? Can it be broken by mere statistics? This article unpacks those claims.
24 Feb 2017
Location data says a lot about us, with or without Stingrays at work. We need to take it more seriously.
17 Feb 2017
Learn what browser fingerprinting is and how it canb e used to track you online.
25 Jan 2017
A review of the Ledger Nano S, and an explanation of why hardware wallets just make life better when using Bitcoin
20 Jan 2017
What 2FA is, why you should use it, and why we need FIDO U2F.
17 Jan 2017
The Tin Hat now has a few more ways to support the site.
15 Jan 2017
A simple explanation of what hashing is, and how hashes are used.
15 Nov 2016
FAST is a program that attempts to wirelessly detect whether youre a terrorist, and its in Trump's back pocket.
11 Nov 2015
TheTinHat has moved to a new server, with a new I2P hidden service to accompany it.
27 Sep 2015
Disassociating decentralized networks with the term 'darknets'.
03 Aug 2015
Why I've reversed my opinion on Protonmail and Tutanota
25 Feb 2015
A rundown of the tools I use to power my blog, hidden services.
15 Feb 2015
How I've set up a lightweight, yet still private browser.
11 Feb 2015
How blogs can make money without exploiting their audience.
10 Feb 2015
Skype is easily one of the worst applications that privacy-conscious users could install.
02 Feb 2015
If The Pirate Bay wants to survive in the long term it needs to innovate.
31 Jan 2015
I2P is for more than just drug markets. This is a list of services I2P has to offer.
18 Jan 2015
My experience with syncthing after having used it for a few weeks.
05 Jan 2015
A geographic look at the I2P network
20 Oct 2014
Security and privacy tools are constantly appearing on the web, and we need to stop funding them blindly
26 Aug 2014
Why saying that we have no expectation of privacy in public is fundamentally flawed, and how facial recognition threatens this privacy.
24 Jul 2014
This is a small review on Qubes having used it for three weeks, as well as a quick primer on what QubesOS is and how it can help you.
04 Jun 2014
A quick and dirty infographic on the absolute basics of how I2P's garlic routing works