Information operations · Information Warfare · OPSEC

OPSEC: Fitness tracking app Strava gives away location of secret US army bases


Alex Hern @alexhern Sun 28 Jan 2018 16.51 ESTFirst published on Sun 28 Jan 2018 12.46 EST Data about exercise routes shared online by soldiers can be used to pinpoint overseas facilities Sensitive information about the location and staffing of military bases and spy outposts around the world has been revealed by a fitness tracking company. The details were… Continue reading OPSEC: Fitness tracking app Strava gives away location of secret US army bases

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Hundreds of privacy-invading apps are using ultrasonic sounds to track you


Apps are using ad-tracking audio signals that your phone can hear, but you can’t. By Zack Whittaker for Zero Day | May 3, 2017 A new privacy-busting technique that tracks consumers through the use of ultrasonic tones may have once sounded like the stuff of science fiction novels, but today it’s reality. These near-silent tones… Continue reading Hundreds of privacy-invading apps are using ultrasonic sounds to track you

CounterPropaganda · Information Warfare · OPSEC · Russia

Russia accuses foreign governments of ‘large scale’ cyber attack plot


Originally planned for <censored>, it’s been delayed one week. *snicker* </end sarcasm> </end editorial> Russia accuses foreign governments of ‘large scale’ cyber attack plot Roland Oliphant 2 DECEMBER 2016 • 6:27PM Foreign governments have been caught plotting a massive cyber attack on Russia’s financial system, the Kremlin’s main intelligence agency has claimed. The Federal Security Service,… Continue reading Russia accuses foreign governments of ‘large scale’ cyber attack plot

Computer Security · Information operations · Information Warfare · OPSEC · Security

Here’s Why Lawyers Suggest You Stop Using Your Finger to Unlock Your Phone


You are protected against revealing passwords under the Fifth Amendment’s right against self-incrimination, but your biometrics are not. By Will Yakowicz Staff writer, Inc. http://www.inc.com/will-yakowicz/why-biometrics-are-bad-for-your-constitutional-rights.html?platform=hootsuite Biometrics might be cool and convenient, but the technology could potentially undermine your legal rights under the Fifth Amendment, which prohibits the government from compelling a witness to testify against… Continue reading Here’s Why Lawyers Suggest You Stop Using Your Finger to Unlock Your Phone

#RussiaFail · Crimea · Information operations · OPSEC · Russia

Russian Officer Disclosed Secrets of ‘BAL’ Surface-to-Ship Missile Complex in Crimea


Source: https://informnapalm.org/en/feb05-crimea-bal/ By alexander | on 02/05/2016 We continue to document and identify the weaponry and equipment of the Russian occupation forces in Crimea. The current OSINT investigation shows intelligence data on the exact location of the Russian ‘BAL’ coastal surface-to-ship missile complexes of the newly created 15th coastal defense missile-artillery brigade. The equipment for this unit has… Continue reading Russian Officer Disclosed Secrets of ‘BAL’ Surface-to-Ship Missile Complex in Crimea

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Don’t Drink And Drive Extends To The Internet


I’m a hard charging sumbitch. I quit college after two years, enlisted in the US Army, went to Airborne School to learn to fly airplanes and learned, instead, I was to jump out of them while in flight. Okay, I’m joking, I knew it was about parachuting. I was accepted to try out for the Special Forces Qualification… Continue reading Don’t Drink And Drive Extends To The Internet