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Civic Hackers Wanted!!

!!Civic Hackers Wanted!! for a web security fellowship eQualit.ie анонсирует первую стипендиальную программу по интернет-безопасности для IT-специалистов, которые поработают...
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Deflect y eQPress

Sobre Deflect El proyecto Deflect es un servicio que disminuye las afectaciones de un “Distributed Denial of Service” o Ataques distribuidos de denegación de servicio (DDoS). DDoS se refiere al intento de hacer un aparato o red (network) no disponible...
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Deflect Labs report #3

Botnet attack analysis of Deflect protected website blacklivesmatter.com Seamus Tuohy and eQualit.ie View the report with 3D rendering (5mb) This report covers attacks between April 29th and October 15th, 2016. Over this seven-month period, we recorded...
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TA3M, December 19th – the Cryptmas edition

Our techno activism 3rd Mondays events are back! This time with a focus on mobile security and anonymity. As recent reporting highlighted once again the dangers to personal privacy from modern day surveillance, we are offering an overview of current possibilities...
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Deflect Labs Report #2

Botnet attack analysis of Deflect protected website bdsmovement.net This report covers attacks between February 1st and March 31st of six discovered incidents targeting the bdsmovement.net website, including methods of attack, identified botnets and their...
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Deflect Stats April 2016

April 2016 was noticeable for the amount of attacks launched against Deflect protected websites. Most of them were using the WordPress Pingback reflective attack method. Ukrainian readers topped our statistics this month, with readers from the United...
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TA3M MARCH ’16 “WHO BYTES YOUR BITS”

We’re all familiar with the idea of a search warrant — but how else can the government access your private information in Canada? This informal TA3M workshop will explore this question—whether in the context of a criminal investigation or otherwise....
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CryptoClasses – encryption for the masses!

In 2016 eQualit.ie is relaunching the Techno Activism 3rd Monday (TA3M) events in Montreal. To celebrate this occasion we are offering the inaugural Crypto Class – a rotating smörgåsbord of local digital security experts teaching the public about...
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np1sec challenge

The challenge involve partially implementing some of our XMPP test client event handlers for namely join, receive and send. The result will be a client that people can use to join and chat securely. Note that the purpose of the challenge is for the EQ...
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Creating a Hosts File Entry

If you wish to access your domain before your DNS has been updated, you can update your local ‘hosts file’, which will allow your computer to view your new site. Follow the appropriate instructions below. Please note that this will work only...
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Deflect – 2014 in numbers

The Deflect projects protects human rights and independent media websites from distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. It is a free service for qualifying organisations and the source code is publicly available on the project wiki. In our third...
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(n+1)sec = privacy on the Net

In advance of this year’s Human Rights Day, eQualit.ie is proud to release the first public draft of a provably secure protocol for group messaging on the Internet. The protocol provides for end­-to­-end security of synchronous communications...
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Moving Your Site to HTTPS

HTTPS (adding an S for “secure” to HTTP) is an internet communication protocol that protects your users’ connections to your website. Data sent using HTTPS is secured in that HTTPS provides 3 layers of protection: Encryption: while the...
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Standing strong in August

Ongoing conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East saw a stream of independent media and human rights organizations turn to Deflect for DDoS protection. The network delivered over 75 million pages to legitimate readers in August, our highest numbers...
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Secure Hosting Guide available now

We are pleased to announce the launch of our Secure Hosting Guide, available now on learn.equalit.ie. The guide has been produced in collaboration with our friends at Huridocs and will be useful for anyone who wants to know the key factors involved when...
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Take Back The Net!

This week eQualitie will be attending Take Back The Net, a two-day conference in which “human rights advocates and transformative technology providers will meet to discuss what civil society organisations and individuals can do to restore trust...
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Training in the Ukraine

eQualit.ie undertook two missions during the last month to work with independent media workers and aspiring digital security trainers from across the Ukraine. Over one hundred news media workers were trained in secure communications and a very capable...
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Sweden gets eQualitie

Last week eQualitie attended the Stockholm Internet Forum 2014, an annual gathering of multi-stakeholders from internet governance, global civil society, freedom of expression networks, independent media and even some progressive-minded government types....
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Mid-May in Tunisia

We are in Tunis this week leading a series of “training of trainers” sessions at DSS 216 , the Digital Security School set up by eQualitie in conjunction with our friends at Alternatives, the long-established Montreal NGO. The school is staffed...
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DBP: Our Philosophy

The Deflect team has spent the last two years mitigating DDoS attacks against independent media and human rights websites. We’ve learnt a thing or two along the way and have put a lot of effort into developing open source software to make our lives...
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Changing Your Database Password

We are serious about our passwords here at Deflect. You might have noticed our 23 random character passwords for your WordPress admin user we generated during the installation of your site. That’s the kind of password that will keep your site safe...
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Learning WordPress

Here are some great resources for learning how to use WordPress. The Official WordPress User Manual – https://make.wordpress.org/support/user-manual/ This is a living document created and maintained by the amazing and dedicated WordPress.org team....
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How often is my site backed up?

Backup are important so we take a multi-layered approach. The first is an enterprise level solution which encrypts all data and transfers the archives to Amazons S3. We retain 30 daily backups, and 15 weekly backups which will allow you to restore from...
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Antispam Recommendations

Spam is a bummer, as we’re sure most of you agree. Here are some antispam tools we’ve personally used. This first one is great. Anti-spam Pros super simple, no configuration integrates seamlessly with any theme free So far no cons. Crazy,...
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