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[Attack Vector] Shred Bins Reimagined

Many offices have shred bins. Those garbage bin looking things with a locking lid and a slit cut on top for sliding in “raw” paper. They are low tech, usually secured with some “beefy” looking lock, with two roller wheels… Continue Reading →

How much does Signal Messenger know about me?

Signal Messenger (Signal) which is developed by the Open Whisper System markets itself as an “end to end”, “secure” communications platform that is open source.

The dangers of “reverse search warrants”

Perhaps you are not a jealous partner, a rouge teenager or a cheating spouse, but how would you feel if your information was posted connected to a crime you had nothing to do with?

[HowTo] Stop Google from tracking you*

If you have a Google Account it may be worth your while to check out the kind of details Google is storing about your daily activities. Do you know remember what you searched for exactly one year ago? Google does.

[HOWTO] Create an “Auto-Encrypting” Linux Folder: A custom improvised approach

The Problem I love shell scripts. Anything that can be automated by scripts I am all for it. Whenever I find myself having to do some task a few times I realize it is time for a script. I also… Continue Reading →

How Government Uses Malware and Honeypots to Find You

What is a Honey Pot? In computing a “honey pot” is simply a security mechanism used to detect and/or monitor users. According to Wikipedia: “Generally, a honeypot consists of data (for example, in a network site) that appears to be… Continue Reading →

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