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NSA spy ware in most hard disks? What to do?

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  • Irate Canadian
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    Originally posted by Truthseeker View Post
    I think Kim Komando suggested the Blackphone as a future possibility that lets you do transactions with the world and keep out spy agencies out of them.
    It's not open-source from what I see.... can't really trust it then...

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  • Truthseeker
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    Originally posted by Sparko View Post
    So you trust a group of admitted hackers to provide you with a secure phone?
    I am wishing now that I had not mentioned Kim's mention of the Blackphone. I am not now planning to get it, though I am wondering whether there is something I could do to verify security.



    Because while phones do not have hard drives, computers do
    I am hopeful that by now you are realizing that, while I blundered in mentioning Kim's mention of the Blackphone, I did not blunder into thinking that phones have hard drives.




    Which also means they know everything you are doing and saying on your computer. So if you hear the black helicopters, you should have an escape plan. I suggest you go live off the grid for a few years. No computers, no phones, no electronics.
    I suggest you look up Ruby Ridge. http://en.Wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruby_Ridge

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  • Cerebrum123
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    Originally posted by rogue06 View Post
    Good thing I still have my floppy drive.
    Of course you aren't worried, the Ninja Squirrel Assassins work for you!

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  • Jedidiah
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    Who ever has to listen to me, or read my computer work, will be mighty bored.

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  • Sparko
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    Originally posted by Truthseeker View Post
    I think Kim Komando suggested the Blackphone as a future possibility that lets you do transactions with the world and keep out spy agencies out of them.
    So you trust a group of admitted hackers to provide you with a secure phone?


    Thank you, Sparko. What do you mean with the word "but"?
    Because while phones do not have hard drives, computers do, and what you reported is at least partially true. I don't think the hard drive manufacturers or computer manufacturers are putting in the spyware. It appears that the NSA has found a way to infect the firmware themselves.

    Which also means they know everything you are doing and saying on your computer. So if you hear the black helicopters, you should have an escape plan. I suggest you go live off the grid for a few years. No computers, no phones, no electronics.

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  • Truthseeker
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    Originally posted by Sparko View Post
    no phones use hard drives, TS.
    I think Kim Komando suggested the Blackphone as a future possibility that lets you do transactions with the world and keep out spy agencies out of them.



    But here is a more detailed report:

    http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/...0LK1QV20150216
    Thank you, Sparko. What do you mean with the word "but"?

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  • Sparko
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    no phones use hard drives, TS.

    But here is a more detailed report:

    http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/...0LK1QV20150216

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  • rogue06
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    Good thing I still have my floppy drive.

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  • Truthseeker
    started a topic NSA spy ware in most hard disks? What to do?

    NSA spy ware in most hard disks? What to do?

    Kim Komando, self-called "Digital Goddess," relayed a report that the NSA have secreted spy software in most hard disks. Unfortunately, the only remedy she offered was the Blackphone https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WczXWirN9oo

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