Smart City Planners Confirm Bluetooth and WiFi Devices Transmit Data Even When Disconnected — Activist Post – January 21, 2020

By B.N. Frank

(Activist Post)  According to a 2018 survey, 66% of Americans don’t want to live in “Smart Cities” because of privacy and cybersecurity concerns. →

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Video Demonstrates How to Break Into a “Smart” Home with a Laser — Activist Post – December 28, 2019

By B.N. Frank

(Activist Post)  Adults and children being spied on, taunted and threatened continue to be reported because of how easy it is to hack wireless “Smart” devices including baby monitors, home assistants, and home security systems (see 1234).  Because people seem to still be interested in buying these hackable products anyway, companies have no plans to stop making them.

If you’re thinking about investing in “Smart” home devices, here’s a new video you may want to watch first: →

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Snowden Says Don’t Use WiFi — Here’s Why — October 18, 2019

By Naomi Brockwell

Snowden said this:

“I wouldn’t use WiFi at home, because global maps of every wireless access point’s unique ID—including yours—are free and constantly updated. I would use ethernet; yes, ethernet on a phone.”

(Activist Post)  Using ethernet on your phone? I explain why you shouldn’t turn your WiFi router on, and why you shouldn’t turn your phone into a hotspot. It’s shocking how unsafe it makes your location. →

Read more & video: “Snowden says don’t use Wifi, I explain why” (11:11) via  — Activist Post

How To Protect Yourself From Microphone And Camera Hacking — September 17, 2019

By Sara Tipton

(Activist Post)  Regardless of what type of computer or smartphone you use, there are obvious privacy concerns.  This day and age, it’s important to be aware of the fact that privacy isn’t what it used to be, but there are a few things we can do about.

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Whistleblowers Report New Cars Are Vulnerable To Hacking And Thousands Could Die Because Of It — August 13, 2019

By B.N. Frank

The world would undoubtedly be a better place if there was never ever another impaired driver on the road.  But what about when vehicles are impaired due to hacking?

Older vehicles weren’t able to be hacked, and studies continue to warn about the potential for new vehicles to be hacked and how this could lead to massive traffic gridlocks as well as people dying.

Read more & video: “ABC WXYZ: Connected Cars Can Be Hacked Says Kill Switch Report” (1:36) via Whistleblowers Report New Cars Are Vulnerable To Hacking And Thousands Could Die Because Of It —