Author: Chris Campbell

2020: The Surveillance State Is Dangerous (and Possibly Dead)

2020: The Surveillance State Is Dangerous (and Possibly Dead) by Chris Campbell – LFB.org The year is 2020. A digital, “underground,” decentralized, censorship-resistant “truth or dare” style app-based game is all the rage. Players and watchers, in peer-to-peer fashion, host...

Apocalypse Now?

Apocalypse Now?

Apocalypse Now? By Jason Hanson – LFB.org Dear Black Bag Confidential Reader, This week’s mailbag covers an emergency water source in your backyard, how to win at poker and what to do in the event of a nuclear attack. Let’s get started....

How to Expose a Tail

How to Expose a Tail By Jason Hanson – LFB.org Dear Black Bag Confidential Reader, In a recent Spy & Survival Briefing alert, I outlined three steps to securing your wireless network from any unauthorized use. There are several good reasons to...

The Worst Places to Hide Your Valuables

The Worst Places to Hide Your Valuables By Jason Hanson – LFB.org Dear Black Bag Confidential Reader, During a home burglary, the majority of criminals will immediately head for the master bedroom and then work their way to other areas of the...

Prepare to Weather the Storm

Prepare to Weather the Storm by Jason Hanson Dear Black Bag Confidential Reader, This week’s selection of articles strikes a pretty even balance between technological threats and the perils of Mother Nature. It just goes to show that in this day and...

China! Russia! Nukes! Oh, My!

China! Russia! Nukes! Oh, My! by Chris Campbell “We will seek friendship and goodwill with the nations of the world,” Trump said during his Inauguration speech, “but we do so with the understanding that it is the right of all...

Gold: What You’re Not Being Told…

Gold: What You’re Not Being Told… by Chris Campbell There’s been plenty of virtual ink spilled about the most contentious metal on Earth — that “barbarous relic” we know as gold. Consequently, much is now commonly known about the Midas...

Nexus: One Currency to Disturb the Universe

Nexus: One Currency to Disturb the Universe by Chris Campbell “You can’t ask people to boycott a system,” Nexus cryptocurrency founder Colin Cantrell says, “without offering something for them to use instead.” Truth. Too many people are quick to hit...

America’s “Ministry of Truth” Opens its Jaws in June

America’s “Ministry of Truth” Opens its Jaws in June In George Orwell’s 1984, Oceania has the Ministries of Love, Peace, Plenty and Truth. The Ministry of Love spreads fear and inflicts suffering and misery on those who do not express undying love for...

Retirement Dreams Becoming Nightmares

Heed These Warnings

Heed These Warnings by Jason Hanson Dear Black Bag Confidential Reader, This week’s collection of articles contains several warnings. It’s a dangerous world out there, and I want to ensure you are able to enjoy the upcoming holidays with your loved ones....

God Games, Currency Wars & Bitcoin

God Games, Currency Wars & Bitcoin “The best time to buy bitcoin was eight years ago,” Roger Ver (AKA “Bitcoin Jesus”) wrote on Zuckerbook yesterday. “The second best time,” he said, “is now.” Underneath this statement, Ver provided a link to...