Arguing that you don't care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide, is no different than saying you don't care about free speech because you have nothing to say.

Edward Snowden

The source code is here: https://github.com/ston3o/privacy-checklist

Table of Contents

  1. Self-hosting
  2. Free Softwares
  3. Operating System
  4. Phone
  5. Passwords
  6. Block Advertising
  7. Browser
  8. Mail
  9. VPN
  10. Anti-Forensic
  11. Encryption
  12. Backups
  13. Other Resources

Self-hosting

Free Softwares

NOTE: Free Software gives everybody the right to use, study, share and improve software.
This right helps support other fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press and privacy.

Operating System

  • [ ] Disable your webcam - disable-webcam.sh
  • [ ] Don't use Windows 10, It's a privacy nightmare
  • [ ] Keep your OS and apps update
  • [ ] Use open-source operating system
  • [ ] Use a secure operating system - Tails OS or Qubes OS

Phone

  • [ ] Use secure SMS application - Signal
  • [ ] Use open-source Operating system - LineageOS
  • [ ] Detect attacks of fake base stations (IMSI-Catcher) on your GSM/UMTS network - AIMSICD
  • [ ] Android application to monitor your physical room in your absence - haven

Passwords

  • [ ] Check if you have an account that has been compromised in a data breach - haveibeenpwned.com
  • [ ] Use a stateless password management solution - Master Password

Block advertising

  • [ ] Set unified hosts file to block fakenews, gambling, porn, social, adware & malware - hosts
  • [ ] Install a browser plugin to prevent third parties from tracking you - uBlock Origin

Browser

Mail

VPN

Anti-Forensic

  • [ ] Wipe unused old computers, phones, tablets, hard drives, etc - shred -n 5 -vz /dev/sda
  • [ ] Use a cleaner - Bleachbit

Encryption

  • [ ] Encrypt your hard drive - LUKS

Backups

  • [ ] Frequently backup your computer - borg

Other Resources

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