Re: BEWARE PDF!!!
Author: FUD
Date: 07-08-2024 - 18:04

Govt sites are as bad as news"papers" these days. Packed with trackers, and their PDFs should be opened only in a virtual machine that can be immediately trashed after reading. Most of them have zero if not negative budget for IT and security.

In addition to traditional anti-virus/malware, I use these extensions (and have to tune them regularly) for web sites: NoScript, Privacy Badger, DuckDuckGo, and uBlock Origin. I regularly see 20-50 trackers and other bad boys on govt sites, and 50-100 or more on "news" sites. The web sites will *usually* work for basic information (do you Really Need those random stock images?) with most of that blocked, but occasionally there's one that's just obnoxious about it (think WSJ & NYT & WaPo).



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  History of Rail Transportation in Santa Cruz Co Costanza 07-08-2024 - 16:36
  Re: History of Rail Transportation in Santa Cruz Co-BEWARE PDF!!! Fire up your blocker! 07-08-2024 - 16:47
  Re: BEWARE PDF!!! Me no click em 07-08-2024 - 17:02
  Re: BEWARE PDF!!! FUD 07-08-2024 - 18:04
  Re: BEWARE PDF!!! Wow 07-08-2024 - 18:07
  Re: BEWARE PDF!!! ++ FUD 07-09-2024 - 07:17
  Re: BEWARE PDF!!! ++ Ok thanks 07-09-2024 - 09:57


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