Above: Thwarting Evil Maid Attacks , Eric Michaud and Ryan Lackey, 30c3. Guardian journalist Luke Harding pecked out Writing The Snowden Files, an op-ed in which he details the moments when he realized his laptop and cell phone were compromised, and his subsequent experiences with his hardware as it behaved in a compromised manner. Harding…

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AFTER ACTION REPORT: January’s Art of Escape By now, you’ve certainly heard about Rift Recon’s most successful mission to date: the debut of our Art of Escape training in January. We ran our participants through numerous tutorials, tests, and tribulations, and though they emerged in one piece, smiling for the camera at their “graduation,” it…

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Face it: We live in a culture obsessed with post-apocalyptic fervor, and we’re not picky. We’ll take our death and destruction any way we can get it, be it at the decomposing hands of zombies, the manipulations of a dystopian government, or the indiscriminate reach of genetically-modified plague. Though Hollywood does an excellent job of…

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