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Author Topic: Ed Snowden Taught Me To Smuggle Secrets Past Incredible Danger. Now I Teach You.  (Read 1687 times)

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This is a kick-ass article.

https://firstlook.or...ing-snowden-secrets/

No quotes from it. It's just that good.

If you like spy-thriller novels, this is the real thing. You'll find it riveting.

If you are interested in security, at the end of the article the author posts a link for how to harden your security, protect privacy, and use strong encryption properly.

Enjoy!  :Thmbsup:
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« Last Edit: November 03, 2014, 07:49:41 AM by mouser »

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I love the hashtag:
#HiNSA

I still idly daydream-giggle in some dystopian future that we'll all have our personal agent assigned to us and be on eerie-friends basis with them.

**IM from Jim@NSA** "Hi. You posted a document that we don't approve of. Would you please take it down? By the way, what toppings and crust style do you want on the pizza I just ordered for you? Cheers, your NSA rep Jim."

:o  ;D

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Just had to giggle that DC will now be indexed for the search terms "Smuggle Secrets" and "Incredible Danger" xD

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http://www.bash.org/?88575

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<Stormrider> I should bomb something
 <Stormrider> ...and it's off the cuff remarks like that that are the reason I don't log chats
 <Stormrider> Just in case the FBI ever needs anything on me
 <Elzie_Ann> I'm sure they can just get it from someone who DOES log chats.
 *** FBI has joined #gamecubecafe
 <FBI> We saw it anyway.
 *** FBI has quit IRC (Quit: )

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Interesting article. It's got me following links like crazy and reading up on a bunch of things I've always had a passing interest in (cryptography) but never bothered to really look into.

I've finally looked up how to use PGP with email and got it all set up, but since I know absolutely nobody else who uses PGP for their email I can't even try it out. (c:

I doubt anyone I know personally and could truly verify their identity (that they are who they say they are) could be bothered to go through the effort to set it up for themselves. They'd probably just look at me strangely and wonder what all the fuss was about.


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I've finally looked up how to use PGP with email and got it all set up, but since I know absolutely nobody else who uses PGP for their email I can't even try it out. (c:

Most people who would use PGP refuse to use it due to the overwhelming amount of (circumstantial) evidence that PGP has an NSA backdoor in it.

If you're going to use something like this, you may want to look into GPG (Gnu Privacy Guard). It's Open Source so not much chance of any backdoors being slipped in.

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I've finally looked up how to use PGP with email and got it all set up, but since I know absolutely nobody else who uses PGP for their email I can't even try it out. (c:

Most people who would use PGP refuse to use it due to the overwhelming amount of (circumstantial) evidence that PGP has an NSA backdoor in it.

If you're going to use something like this, you may want to look into GPG (Gnu Privacy Guard). It's Open Source so not much chance of any backdoors being slipped in.

I think I actually am using GPG. I'm using Thunderbird with Enigmail. The article I read about it said that GPG and PGP are used interchangeably, so I wasn't worried about using the correct one when talking/typing about it. But I guess I should make sure to use the right term after all.  :Thmbsup: