Surveillance Countermeasures


The Washington Post and The Guardian have revealed the existence of a US government mass Internet surveillance programs. Yes, people are Spying on Americans; right now, today. Now we know for sure that we’re being watched, so what can do you? Let’s talk about some Technical Surveillance Countermeasures that we can use to ensure our [...]

GPS Navigation OpSec

gps navigation opsec

Now that we know that the NSA and the FBI have been tapping directly into the servers of nine US service providers, including Facebook, Microsoft, Google, Apple, Yahoo, YouTube, AOL and Skype, it’s time to stop using their services including their navigation services. It’s time for GPS Navigation OpSec.


Encrypted Email with Thunderbird and OpenGPG

Encrypted Email with Thunderbird and OpenGPG is vital to your privacy. Government agencies have been scanning our emails at the carriers (ATT, Verizon, Sprint, Century Link, QWest, etc) for over a decade and this is becoming more prevalent. Now they’ve moved beyond just scanning email to archiving all email (and web searches, etc) FOREVER. Any [...]

Proof that Gov is Watching Preppers


While doing my Google Analytics for my site, I realized that my site must really appeal to a broad government audience, or much more likely, they are monitoring prepper sites. Take a look at some of the more popular agencies that come by REGULARLY.


Do You Buy MREs? You Are Probably on a Watch List!

I keep seeing posts that tell us that paying Cash is suspicious. Wonder why the Gov is so nervous about people paying cash? BECAUSE THEY CAN’T TRACK YOUR TRANSACTIONS. Makes me wonder if they aren’t monitoring all our bank accounts and tracking Debit and Credit card purchases?


The tracking device in your pocket (your cellphone)!

The Tracking Device in your Pocket your phone

I love the convenience of mobile technology. A smart phone with it’s integrated GPS, email, calendaring, office suites, a zillion apps and the ability to call and text is a true wonder of the modern age, but there is also a potential dark side to this technological marvel. Every time you slip it in your [...]

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