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Dodge’s 2FA security update for muscle cars will slow thieves to a crawl

Putting a PIN on your Charger or Challenger limits anyone else to idle speed.

Autoblog points out the Security Mode update that the carmaker will soon make available to owners of 2015 or newer Charger and Challenger models equipped with large HEMI V-8 engines. It’s adding two-factor authentication, only instead of sending a push notification to your phone or generating a code, it’s a simple four-digit PIN. Combining something you know with something you have (your car key) is required to make the car unlock its full potential. With the security feature turned on, unless you input the code the engine won’t rev beyond idle speed (675 RPM) where it only has about 2.8 HP and 22 pound-feet of torque.

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Use a privacy oriented search engine

Search engines are one of the primary resources used to spy on you. I personally know that search engines have been spying on people since the beginning.
There is a clear privacy leader for search engines: DuckDuckGo (https://duckduckgo.com)
This is a great search engine and they are privacy focused. This protects you online and greatly improves your privacy/cybersecurity posture.
You should switch all of your web browsers to use DuckDuckGo as your search engine. Including:

  • Your desktop
  • Your mobile devices

Switching is easy and it is never too late. You will start benefiting immediately.

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Improving the privacy and security of your web browser

We recommend the following extensions/plugins for you web browser.
uBlock – remove ads and trackers automatically be sure to use the one by Raymond Hill

uBlock Matrix – control exactly what is allowed to see your web activity via explicit authorization per web site. Be sure to use the one by Raymond HillDuck

Duck Go Privacy Essentials – protect your search history online, some ad/tracker blocking

Privacy Badger – block invisible trackers

Decentraleyes – alternative Content Delivery Network to prevent common code libraries from tracking where you go online.


Using these will greatly help protect you online. Nothing is a perfect answer to all the dangers in the Internet world, but this will get you very far down the road.

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Cloning a Hard drive

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US GOA Calls for Greater Cybersecurity for Commercial Airplanes

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Study finds MITRE ATT&CK improves cloud security, yet security leaders struggle to implement it