Archive for the ‘Communication’ Category

WiFi Connected Serial Communication

Monday, September 26th, 2016

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USB Install of Linux on USB for Security Reasons

Sunday, October 11th, 2015


I want a system dedicated to only financial or encrypted transmissions.  These are my notes on the topic.

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The task bar at the bottom is what I have condition to and find it much more usable than other Linux versions.




Blackberry Secusmart SIM Card

Monday, September 14th, 2015

The Secusmart SIM card runs in Blackberry phones to provide encryption.  Blackberry appears to have bought the company.

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The Machine that Made Us – Stephen Fry – Documentary that details Guttenberg Development of The Printing Press

Friday, September 11th, 2015

Defcon 21 – The Secret Life of SIM Cards

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

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ShadyTel Camp


Tor Browser Notes

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

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The NSA's view of TOR


FireChat – FireBase – Smart Phone Mesh Network Application

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

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This application was used in Iraq and Honk Kong when the rulers shut down the internet.

Bruce Schneier Talk about NSA techniques and how to fight them

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

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Jim Dude: The various projects thereof

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Just got off of the phone with Jim Dude.  He is quite a character and I will be talking to him more.

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Asterisk was a functional concept, but had no real way of becoming a practical useful thing, since it didnt, at that time, have a concept of being able to talk directly (or very well indirectly for that matter, being that there wasnt much, if any, in the way of practical VOIP hardware available) to any Telecom hardware (phones, lines, etc). Its marriage with the Zapata Telephony system concept and hardware/driver/ library design and interface allowed it to grow to be a real switch, that could talk to real telephones, lines, etc. 

Introduction to BlackPhone – The NSA Proof Phone

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

You knew it was only a matter of time.  However how do you know an operating system as complex as Linux is ever really secure?

Silent Circle and Geeksphone have partnered to combine best-of-breed hardware with all the skills and experience necessary to offer BLACKPHONE, the world's first smartphone which prioritizes the user's privacy and control.

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