Marc Dahan

Marc Dahan

Marc is a technology journalist with over 15 years experience. He specializes in content related to emerging technologies, cybersecurity, big data, privacy, artificial intelligence, and the politics of technology. He has worked for some of the largest tech companies, such as Deluxe Digital, Sony and Autodesk. During his time at Autodesk, he gave a series of talks on digital security and privacy, designed to give people the means to secure various aspects of their digital lives. Marc is passionate about online privacy and digital freedom.

Articles by Marc

Recently switched to OPNsense from pfSense and you miss the pfBlickerNG package? You're not alone. This post guides you through all the steps to reproduce pfBlockerNG functionality in OPNsense.
By Marc Dahan in VPN & Privacy on August 26, 2023
pfSense CE is an open-source router/firewall, based on FreeBSD. In this guide, we show you how to set up a captive portal in pfSense.
By Marc Dahan in VPN & Privacy on August 25, 2023
Ads are annoying, abonoxious, invasive, and they eat up your bandwidth too. In this post, we explain how to configure Squid and SquidGuard in pfSense to bloack all ads across all your devices.
By Marc Dahan in VPN & Privacy on August 23, 2023
pfSense CE is an open-source router/firewall, based on FreeBSD. In this post we explain how to configure two-factor authentication for GUI access in pfSense. 
By Marc Dahan in VPN & Privacy on August 18, 2023
Despite its use of end-to-end encryption, your location information could be up for grabs when using Signal. This post looks at how the attack works and gives some tips on how to protect against it.
By Marc Dahan in VPN & Privacy on August 17, 2023
Researchers have found a way to deduce your location from WhatsApp delivery notifications, despite its use of end-to-end encryption. This post looks at how the attack works and what you can do about it.
By Marc Dahan in VPN & Privacy on August 17, 2023
Looking to setup a an always-on VPN connection to a commercial VPN provider in OPNsense? This post will guide you through all the steps using WireGuard in OPNsense. 
By Marc Dahan in VPN & Privacy on August 15, 2023
OPNsense is an open-source router/firewall, based on FreeBSD. In this post we explain how to configure two-factor authentication for GUI access in OPNsense. 
By Marc Dahan in VPN & Privacy on August 11, 2023
Ads and malware are more than just annoyances - either can compromise your privacy and security. In this post, we explain how to configure pfBlockerNG in pfSense to bloack ads and malware.
By Marc Dahan in Data Privacy Management on July 11, 2023
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