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pfsense 2.2 enters beta – We found the top motherboard for it

After many months of development, pfsense 2.2-BETA is finally here. pfsense is an excellent router/ firewall distribution based off of FreeBSD. Personally, I use pfsense on a daily basis and have been using pfsense 2.2-ALPHA for many months now. The move from pfsense 2.1 to 2.2 may sound trivial, but it has absolutely huge implications for the distribution. Probably the biggest of which is that pfsense 2.2 is based off of FreeBSD 10 while 2.1 was based off of FreeBSD 8.3. The bottom line here is that there is an absolutely massive upgrade in driver support as well as other key features (e.g. mutli-threaded pf support.) One feature that has made me try pfsense 2.2-ALPHA for the past few months is that it supports Microsoft’s integration components for Hyper…

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pfsense 2.2 enters beta – We found the top motherboard for it

How the NSA Targets Tor Users | Motherboard

In the latest NSA leak, published on the German site Tagesschau yesterday, we’re able to glean more about how one of the intelligence agency’s surveillance systems actually works. The “XKeyscore” system, first revealed by the Guardian in July 2013, allows NSA analysts an overview of millions of people’s data: emails, browsing history and social media activity, all stored in databases and accessible without prior authorisation. Conceptually, that’s a very powerful tool. Now an investigation led by Jacob Appelbaum, a security researcher and a member of the team behind the anonymous Tor browser, looks at portions of the source code that dictate what else the system is capable of. The full details, published on German site Das Erste, are dense and well worth …

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How the NSA Targets Tor Users | Motherboard

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