Protect Your Phone: Personal Security |

Encryption and protection of your information devices – for most of us, that means your phone, in most cases – has become a hot topic since Apple is refusing to break into an iPhone for the FBI, something that would … Read More

Personal Security, the FBI, and your phone |

In 2014, Edward Snowden blew the lid off much of the US government’s innermost secrets, at least when it comes to the extent at which the various US intelligence agencies are conducting surveillance of both its own and foreign citizens, … Read More

“See Something, Say Something” – Fail upon expensive Fail

…and you’re paying for it. That’s right. On January 17th, F-15 fighter jets were scrambled to escort an Alaska Airlines flight to Sea-Tac Airport, because – get this – someone called and said there was a possible hijacker on board. Apparently, that’s … Read More

“Security & Human Behavior 2012”: just click “Ignore”…

So, Bruce Schneier, the self-proclaimed security guru, is organizing another “Security and Human Behavior” thingy again this year, and we’ve written about this rather peculiar initiative before. Back then, we were rather hard on the whole thing, even throwing in … Read More

FBI Tracking Device Breakdown

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There’s been a lot of controversy surrounding the FBI’s use of vehicle tracking devices without obtaining warrants, and the latest news is that a 9th Circuit Court judge seems to think that this is an okay way to do things. … Read More

National Security Inc. – Washington Post Special

This article / “project” by the Washington Post is well worth a read. A small excerpt: The Post investigation uncovered what amounts to an alternative geography of the United States, a Top Secret America created since 9/11 that is hidden … Read More

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