The Lockdown - Practical Privacy & Security

005 - Brave vs Firefox, and When Privacy Goes Wrong

November 24, 2023
The Lockdown - Practical Privacy & Security
005 - Brave vs Firefox, and When Privacy Goes Wrong
Show Notes

In this week’s show, Ray Heffer gives a farewell to Michael Bazzell's Privacy, Security, and OSINT show. Also, speculation about living in a faraday cage continues, and the reasons Firefox is still better than Brave for privacy and security. Ray also talks about when privacy techniques go wrong, with his lockout from Privacy.com.

This episode was recorded on November 22nd, 2023

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This week's episode:

  1. Introduction
  2. Notable mention for Michael Bazzell
  3. New website and Twitter account
  4. Why I don't use Brave and the reasons Firefox is still the best option
  5. When Privacy Techniques Go Wrong

Links mentioned in the show:
MITRE ATT&CK (Credentials from Web Browsers): https://attack.mitre.org/techniques/T1555/003/
MITRE ATT&CK (Password Managers): https://attack.mitre.org/techniques/T1555/005/
Tor Project Recommendations: https://support.torproject.org/tbb/tbb-9/
Brave (VPN Services) Issue: https://github.com/brave/brave-browser/issues/33726
Citi Virtual Credit Cards: https://www.cardbenefits.citi.com/Products/Virtual-Account-Numbers
Citi (True Name) Card: https://banking.citi.com/cbol/updatemyname/default.htm
IronVest (Formerly Abine Blur): https://ironvest.com/pricing/
Wise Virtual Card (UK): https://wise.com/gb/virtual-card/

Intro music: The Lockdown

"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth." - Marcus Aurelius