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Comms – Do you have a Plan B?

When your access to the internet and cell service gets cut, you better have a plan B for Info and Intel. The goal of this post:  Kick start your Plan B without procrastination excuses like “I have to study and

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Disrupt the Attack Vector

Not exactly Information Operations, but a good way to spend a buck. From No Lawyers – Only Guns and Money, via MVB @ SipseyStreetIrregulars… Costing The Anti’s Some Money I got an email the other day from Mark Kelly (aka

Posted in News

Advice

Your thought for the weekend, from Sam Culper: 3 Laws of OPSEC: 1. If you don’t know the threat, you don’t know what information to protect. 2. If you don’t know what information to protect,  you can’t know how to

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Case Study: Drugs, Pirates & Tor – STFU

This is a short case study on how the FBI brought down Dread Pirate Roberts (DPR).  DPR was the owner of Silk Road, the largest darknet  underground dealer site for drugs, weapons and contract hits.   Silk Road operated on Tor

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Secure Browsing, Part 2 – Risks

OK Digital Warriors, this lesson is Secure Browsing Part 2 – Risks. We’ve already covered Part 1 – Installing Firefox, HTTPS Everywhere, and what HTTPS/SSL is. In this short lesson, we are going to cover the risks you face. In

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Tabnabbing – a new phishing attack

A perfect find to complement Lesson 0021, Secure Browsing Part 2 – Risks, which we’ll publish this weekend.  Notice this relies on using a Javascript exploit, which we’ll discuss in Lesson 0021, and which Tor Browser helps you disable as

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AmRRON Condition 4

AmRRON / Ham folks….this is posted over on the AmRRON site: FULL TEXT HERE: …http://www.amrron.com/net-resourcestools/amcon-amrron-communications-condition-level/ Due to increased intelligence reports regarding real-world situation terrorist threats and activity, we are raising the AmCON to Level-4.  Several analysts are assessing an attack

Posted in News

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

If this is your first time here… 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 also read the

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