Browser Security Settings

Last Updated: February 22, 2018 A quick note, these are just the settings I use, you will want to do your own searching to make sure all of your bases are covered. I will continue to add to this page as I find other settings and plugins that are worth…

Magic Smoke

Sometimes when working on electronics, especially computers, something will short out and you will see and smell a dark smoke come out of your electrical device. That is magic smoke, and once it leaves your device it is gone forever. You need that magic in order for it to work…

Adding Encrypted Disks to FreeBSD

Since FreeBSD 10.0 the system installer has included an option to automatically encrypt the disks upon installation, which is great, before that it was quite a pain. This is going to focus on adding encrypted disks after installation. In this example I will be adding a pair of drives…

Onion Router

Last Updated April 2, 2018 Using a Raspberry Pi and USB ethernet adapter you can create a personal router that isolates all network traffic from one adapter to be sent over the Tor anonymity network. This prevents common browser and operating system deanonymization attacks, where even if an entire system…

Getting Disk information on FreeBSD

These commands will find any disk attached and recognized by your Kernel with the exception of some raid cards / HBAs. These were run on a FreeBSD-11 machine, some ancient versions of FreeBSD also had ata type tools, but they are no longer applicable. There are other ports that handle disks…