Sun, 22 Oct 2017

Articles Posted by the Author: Jason Hernandez

  • DEFCON 25 – Spies in the Skies

    Editor’s Note: The slides we presented at DEFCON 25 are at the bottom of this story which details what we spoke about and more.

    The Spies in the Skies

    Law enforcement agencies have used aircraft for decades to conduct surveillance, but modern radio, camera, and electronics technology has dramatically expanded the power and scope of police surveillance capabilities.

    The Iraq …



  • SECURE SOURCE SUBMISSION GUIDE

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    North Star Post is a fledgling newspaper founded in mid 2015. We cover a number of issues, including surveillance, national security, and government accountability. We have staff in the Minneapolis, Phoenix, Chicago, Canada and trusted partners elsewhere.

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  • How IMSI Catchers Work

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    Surveillance is a huge issue, especially domestic and more precisely surveillance aimed at those exercising their First Amendment rights. We report on these issues a great deal at the North Star Post and receive many requests for clarification of the technical side of that topic. The amount of questions in regards to cellphone surveillance and how