Legal • Lawsuits, subpoenas, detention • Social • Phishing, social engineering, exploiting trust • Operational • Not using a secure communications channel. • Telling a person you should not have told. • Physical • Theft, installation of malware, network taps, torture
British journalist and ﬁlmmaker Sean McAllister was arrested by Syrian security agents. They seized his laptop, cell phone, camera, and the footage for his documentary--including images and contact information that could be used to identify the activists he interviewed. Some of them, as a result, had to ﬂee the country.
the above mentioned tools. • Transparently Toriﬁes all your internet connection. • By default, when you remove the USB drive, all traces of what you did is destroyed. • Can be conﬁgured to also make data persistent.