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Caution: Not Executing Offensive Actions Against Our Adversaries is High Risk

When counter attacking or openly attacking an adversary, it is going to be just as difficult for the adversary to identify me (a collective me) as it is for me to identify them if not more difficult. For years we have been watching their methods, identifying and tracking their tools and tendencies to the point where we (in our efforts to counter attack) look and smell just like our enemies. They do not even know we are virtually standing right next to them.

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Warning: Tips for secure mobile holiday shopping

I’m dating myself, but I remember when holiday shopping involved pouring through ads in the Sunday paper, placing actual phone calls from tethered land lines to research product stock and availability, and actually driving places to pick things up. Now, holiday shoppers can do all of that from a smartphone or tablet in a few seconds, but there are some security pitfalls to be aware of.