Self-Hosting Threema Web

By |2019-10-19T23:47:00+02:00October 19th, 2019|Tech Support, Wiki|

If you use Threema, you probably know of the "Threema Web" feature.But did you know it's open source? So what's Threema Web? It's basically a web application, that connects with your phone and allows you to chat on your desktop through the browser. You can see all your chats in [...]

So, how to 2FA then?

By |2019-10-19T15:12:49+02:00October 19th, 2019|Review, Update, Wiki|

A quick update to -or continuation of- my previous post. FIDO U2F and FIDO2 FIDO U2F is a hardware-based second factor authentication which requires you to plug in a USB key (or NFC on phone) to authenticate against a website. It works on all major desktop browsers and does not [...]

SMS 2FA is often less secure than no 2FA

By |2019-10-19T15:15:25+02:00October 19th, 2019|Review, Tech Support|

SMS 2FA: Two Factor Authentication by SMS.In many cases, it's better to not have 2FA than SMS 2FA. As a rule of thumb, don't ever hand out your mobile number to sites. The problem with SMS authentication SMS authentication is completely insecure, as has been proven multiple times in the [...]

Microsoft updated the Windows 7 ISO!

By |2020-03-21T22:51:53+01:00October 16th, 2019|Sharing, Tech Support|

Looking to restore an ancient machine, or run a VM to use old software, but you don't want to install tons of updates? Well, Microsoft released an updated Windows 7 ISO that includes all updates up to August 2018. This will make updating a lot easier and faster! Hashes 7601.24214.180801-1700.win7sp1_ldr_escrow_CLIENT_PROFESSIONAL_x64FRE_en-us.isoSHA256 [...]

Quick update on Matomo and Do-Not-Track

By |2019-10-15T17:50:25+02:00October 15th, 2019|Tech Support, Update|

Uh oh... I don't like this! Remember how I said Matomo is great? Well it is, and I still recommend it! And I loved how Matomo respects the Do-Not-Track header from your browser... but what I don't like is its implementation. What's wrong? Well, Matomo does not only not track [...]