TOWR Security Brief – 08 August 2016

TOWR TECH & SECURITY TOWR Security Brief: 08 August 2016 Kit Perez 08 August 2016 Welcome to the first installment of TOWR Security Briefs. The privacy/tech world is constantly changing, and it’s important that you stay informed because any one of those...
Security Tips for Signal Users

Security Tips for Signal Users

If you’re a fan of the secure text messaging app Signal (and you should be), there are a few things you need to know about using it properly. From The Intercept: Lock Down Your Phone Common sense thing #1. There is no point to having a (more) secure texting app...
Elicitation: Is It Happening to You?

Elicitation: Is It Happening to You?

Something we don’t talk about often enough–and we should–is the concept of elicitation, or the process of getting someone to tell you information without them realizing they’re giving it to you. The biggest problem with it is simple: It’s...
Lessons for Vetting: UK Undercover Manual

Lessons for Vetting: UK Undercover Manual

This entry is part of 9 in the series Tradecraft for PatriotsGrugq has a link to very interesting material: a manual for undercover police work used in the UK. While you may flip through it, see the organizational stuff and wonder why it’s important, you may be...
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