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The motherboard guide to not getting hacked (out of date)

The internet can sometimes be a scary place, where hackers steal hundreds of millions of passwords in one swoop, or cause large-scale blackouts. The future is probably not going to get better, with real-life disasters caused by internet-connected stuff, smart ...

Home Defense Done Right

You want to end up with a plan for your perimeter, your home’s outer shell and inside your home. More layers of defense you have more chances of survival you will have. For each of those layers of defense, you have to determine fighting positions, barriers, ...

How to protect your solar gear from EMP

Imagine not having any electricity for days, weeks, months or even years… no lights, no communicat...

How to build a scam free family

Did you check your child’s credit card report? Children who are below 18 years old should not bear...

Dead Drops, How to

‘Dead Drops’ is an anonymous, offline, peer to peer file-sharing network in public space. USB fl...

How the NSA snoop-proofs its Macs

The NSA (the National Security Agency, or, as some people prefer, No Such Agency) has found its...

How to track anyone or anything for under $25

Keep tabs on anything or anyone at all times with this small but sophisticated device that combines ...

How to bypass NSA’s data mining

Tired of the National Security Agency collecting your personal details? There’s an app for that. I...

How to boost your internet security with DNScrypt

When you use HTTPS or SSL, your web browsing traffic is encrypted. When you use a VPN, all of your t...

How to tell if the IRS is eyeing you

You consider yourself a law abiding citizen, and you are not starting anonprofit organization with...