Monthly Archives: August 2014

Cell Phone Kill Switches Mandatory in California

FFIO says:  Alt Comms folks – get your ham licenses and start practicing. From the Comments Section in Bruce Schneier’s article below: “What if the NSA accidentally bricks all the phones in a certain area? This is not a theoretical

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Encryption 101

Don’t worry, this first encryption lesson will be short and easy. We’re mostly just going to learn the lingo today. We need this to talk about the next lesson, Secure Browsers, and there will be a deeper encryption discussion in

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Secure Browsing, Part 1

If this is your first time working on a lesson… Please read our FreeFor Ops page.  It will explain the site purpose and the overarching concept of FreeFor IO.  It will direct you to also read the Start Here page,

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Secure Your PC, Lesson 1.4

If this is your first time working on a lesson… 1) Please read our FreeFor Ops page.  It will explain the site purpose and navigation, Lesson Outlines and the overarching concept of FreeFor IO. 2) It will direct you to

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Privacy & Anonymity Concepts

This is going to be a quick lesson to ensure we all understand the difference between privacy, anonymity and a few other terms. Why is this important? Certain tools help you achieve certain objectives.VPN’s and encryption help with privacy /

Posted in General IO

iWar 101

A related IO interlude before we pick back up with more infosec lessons.  For academic purposes only. Courtesy of Global Guerrillas… http://globalguerrillas.typepad.com/globalguerrillas/2014/08/kicking-the-squirrel.html iWar 101: Kicking the Squirrel Here are some screen caps from a new video that is creating a

Posted in Projecting IO

QuickTip – Mirror a website locally

In between the regular Security Lessons, we’ll post quick tips or commentary from other authors that we find interesting, useful or relevant. Here’s something you might like – HTTrack.  This easy to use tool allows you to “mirror”, or copy

Posted in Tools

Next Lesson – Internet 101

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