PREFABS: BCfm Politics Show – prepare for NSA/GCHQ cyberwar – – – Measures to consider in preparation for a cyberattack on your home
P – Passwords – have about ten, one each for most important accounts. Mix of random letters/numbers, write out on paper. Get numbered list of passwords on paper from your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
E – Email accounts – paid for with phone support if possible, set up free account for ‘registering’ poss. junk/spam
F – Firewall – one example is the Agnitum Outpost Firewall. NEVER use ‘smart meters’ etc. in the home
A – Air-gap – use hard wired network cables, not wireless connections which waste energy, have health risks and are insecure. Have at least one device/computer that never connects to the internet, alternatively only have one computer online
B – Backups – get a large 3-4Gb backup drive and copy all files into one directory there
S – Software – consider non-Windows Linux operating system, anti-virus/malware – see also www.oldversion.com
A 36-year veteran of America’s Intelligence Community, William Binney resigned from his position as Director for Global Communications Intelligence (COMINT) at the National Security Agency (NSA) and blew the whistle, after discovering that his efforts to protect the privacy and security of Americans were being undermined by those above him in the chain of command.
Journalists are increasingly killed, jailed, and criminally charged for speaking truth to power in their reporting. Here are five tools they can use to protect themselves. https://t.co/yHz5Z5Uf70
— EFF (@EFF) January 30, 2018