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Channel Description
Hak5 Pentesting news and videos
Level1Techs Tech related news and videos
FreeCodeCamp Programming tutorials
CryptoCat HackTheBox walkthroughs
Gardiner Bryant Linux/open source focused channel
WolfGang privacy/security focused channel
/dev/null privacy/security focused channel
Techlore privacy/security focused channel


Floss Weekly The WAN Show The Privacy, Security, & OSINT Show MoneroTalk SecurityNow


  • Amusing Ourselves to Death, Neil Postman
  • The Age of Surveillance Capitalism, Shoshana Zuboff
  • The bitcoin standard, Saifedean Ammous
  • Mastering Monero: The future of private transactions, SerHack
  • Privacy Rights: Moral and Legal Foundations, Adam Moore
  • The Right to Privacy: Origins and Influence, Megan Richardson


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Privacy and security


Software Description
QubesOS OS that goes for a security through isolation approach
CalyxOS Android alternative with moderate privacy/security features but with options Gapps
Monero Bitcoin but with privacy and Fungibility, much more practical read
GrapheneOS Android alternative with extreme privacy/security features, no option for gapps
FreeTube Desktop app for peertube/invidious/youtube
YunaHost Server OS with a lot of one click to install apps
ExifCleaner Exif remover software


Service Description Automate configuration of windows and macOS privacy settings
Peertube Federated alternative to youtube
Invidious Alternative frontend to youtube
Bibliogram Alternative frontend to Instagram
Mastodon Federated twitter alternative with much better features
PixelFed Federated alternative to instagram
Plexus Android app compatibility check for de-Googled devices.
AnonAddy Open source, anonymous email forwarding
Protonmail Secure private email (supports PGP)
ProtonVPN VPN service
ExifScrubber Remove image EXIF data
Hackthebox CTFs and other red team games with a scoreboard
VulnHub Vulnerable virtualbox images to practice pentesting
Sploitus CVE search engine



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