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Hacker Group Claims to Have Romney's Tax Returns
This is the thought I've had more and more lately: the reason most of us are safe and secure isn't because we're ready to defend ourselves. It's because most people are not out to get us. I mean this in both a self-defense/mugging sense as well as (like in this article) a "no one has burglarized my house" sense. Most houses are incredibly insecure and only haven't been burglarized because no one has tried to.

It's important to protect your important things (and everything is important) in a way that will actually keep them secure and not just in a "Everyone else does it this way, so I can't be blamed if something goes wrong" way.
2012  news  politics  warnings  spying-or-surveillance  security-personal  security-computer 
september 2012 by daguti
Infographic: Chain Reaction of Nuclear Proliferation
Chain reaction of nuclear proliferation through spying, etc. Click the infographic for a larger version.
warfare  visualization  nuclear  spying-or-surveillance 
april 2011 by daguti
Lifehacker - Motion Detection Is an Effective, Dead Simple Security Camera App - Featured Windows Download
Windows only: Motion Detection is a free application that turns your webcam into a motion-sensing security camera in just a few clicks.

Assuming you've got a webcam hooked up to your computer, all you've got to do is run Motion Detector, set your preferences (Motion Detector can capture still images and/or movies complete with timestamps whenever it detects motion), and hit Start to run your new security webcam. Motion Detector's sensitivity slider lets you determine just how much motion the app needs to detect before it starts capturing images. As you can see in the screenshot, triggering motion is indicated by the red squares.
security  tools  video-cameras  spying-or-surveillance 
may 2009 by daguti
Sabotage manual from 1944 advises acting like an average 2008 manager - Boing Boing
Here's a PDF of a 1944 'Simple Sabotage Field Manual' from the US Strategic Services, explaining how to train people to sabotage their workplace. UPDATE 2015-10-15: In case this link goes down, another one: https://www.facebook.com/jeffsandquist/posts/10154270891253484 and http://fortune.com/2015/09/30/workplace-bureaucracy-simple-sabotage/ ----- additional text to help me search: "Eight tactics from a World War II Manual used by European Spies to undermine organizations from within."
spying-or-surveillance  productivity  management  military  government  history  funny  strategy  frameworks  war-world-war-ii 
june 2008 by daguti
TrackMeNot
TrackMeNot is a lightweight browser extension that helps protect web searchers from surveillance and data-profiling by search engines.
privacy  security  software  spying-or-surveillance 
december 2007 by daguti
Slashdot | License Plate Tracking for the Average Citizen
LICENSE PLATE TRACKING FOR JOE BLOW IS COMING SOON. THIS TIES IN WITH MY NEED TO DO SOMETHING WITH CARS/TRAFFIC.
security  cars  privacy  spying-or-surveillance  big-brother  transportation-traffic 
july 2006 by daguti

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