Electronic Spying gains ground in Australia

Could you be subjected to Electronic Spying right now? Most Australians would hardly believe their own government would use electronic spying systems to monitor its own citizens. However, please read the accompanying (rather scarey!) article from The Australian of November…

ID theft from dead persons

ID Theft fraudsters widen their activities with potential access to your public records. How hard is ID Theft when they have your genuine Birth Certificate? “DATA processing backlogs at some government birth, deaths and marriages registries have left the door…

Australian Floods Emphasize Privacy Concerns.

Queensland floods emphasize privacy concerns. When you see the number of news stories thrusting ordinary people into the national and international spotlight by the media during the devastating floods and their aftermath, you can see the importance of being prepared.…

“How to be Invisible”

Book Review: In my opinion this book is the definitive guide for anyone wanting to protect their personal privacy – and especially communication privacy. A remarkable – and very important – book by J.J. Luna.

Protecting identity for your landline phone

How you can have a land line phone at your home, but in a different name…

I read today that “telephone security” is an oxymoron, because a telephone conversation can never be secure. Think about it: how does the signal travel? It leaves your home via a wire (uh-oh! Wiretap!), is often beamed up to a satellite and back down further on its journey (uh-oh! Scanning Interceptors!).

Garbage – how it can hurt you unless you destroy identity information

Garbage, trash, rubbish – the stuff we throw away. Private investigators love it for the things they can learn about us. Here’s how to protect yourself…

Envelopes, discarded magazines and junk mail, for instance tell a lot. For example, if someone were to retrieve your discarded envelopes. could they then figure out who you owed money to? What businesses you might have accounts with? And therefore who to approach to learn more about you when you try to move without trace?