Tips and guides to stay safe while pirating

Protect your data security and privacy:

https://privacyguides.org/


Useful Browser Extensions

A free and open-source, cross-platform adblocker—primarily aimed at neutralizing privacy invasion in an efficient, user-friendly method:
https://ublockorigin.com/
Note: This should be the only adblock you use. Adblock and Adblock Plus? Get rid of them. The owners of those let ads through to your PC on purpose.

Filters for uBlock Origin. Prevents sites from forcing you to turn off uBlock.
https://github.com/bogachenko/fuckfuckadblock

Fast Forward allows you to skip redirects and URL shorteners.
https://fastforward.team/


Privacy and VPNs

Protection against malware, ransomware, malicious websites and other advanced online threats:
https://www.malwarebytes.com/

Recommended VPNs
https://www.reddit.com/r/VPNTorrents/comments/rikthc/list_of_recommended_vpns_2022/

VPN Comparison Table
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ijfqfLrJWLUVBfJZ_YalVpstWsjw-JGzkvMd6u2jqEk/edit#gid=231869418

Why should I care about privacy?
https://www.reddit.com/r/privacy/wiki/index

Direct downloads are always the preferred method. However, if you still need to use torrents, use a VPN service that supports port-forwarding (explanation inside):
https://www.reddit.com/r/privacy/wiki/index


FIREFOX USERS ONLY!

Firefox profile creator for easy setup of your preferred privacy and safety settings:
https://ffprofile.com/

Firefox hardening guide for increased safety while browsing the web:
https://chrisx.xyz/blog/yet-another-firefox-hardening-guide/


Additional Info

Keep your Windows Defender definitions up to date and run scans every once in a while!

Finally, use your common sense when browsing the internet!


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Pub: 19 Apr 2023 04:00 UTC
Edit: 19 Apr 2023 05:48 UTC
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