Resources

My personal collection of links to other websites and resources that I have found valuable while studying information removal techniques, and privacy matters.  I may organize these more as time goes on, but for now, I encourage you to browse this collection of gems and feel free to suggest others you may find.  As I have stated before; any knowledge I have on this topic is due to the hard work of many others out there who are gracious enough to share theirs.  Be a student of the game and develop a hunger for more knowledge.

Recent News:

What Facebook and WhatsApp’s Data Sharing Plans Really Mean for User Privacy

How Apple Plans to Protect Your Privacy with Big Data

Pokémon Go has revealed a new battleground for virtual privacy

The gift of privacy: How Edward Snowden changed the way I parent


Online Resources:

Privacy-Training.com: Privacy training resources & Podcast

IntelTechniques.com: Open Source Investigations

YourUltimateSecurity.guide: Physical security, digital security, and privacy

Social Engineering: Tools, podcasts, and resources on Social Engineering

Privacy Rights Clearninghouse: A wealth of information

Electronics Frontier Foundation: EFF – Defending your rights in a digital world

Future Of Privacy Forum: A huge resource on worldwide privacy issues + blog

I Have Something To Hide: You Are Being Watched

IdentityTheft.gov:  Federal Trade Commission resources for victims

Surveillance Self Defense:

Privacytools.IO:

Reddit – privacytools.IO:

Reddit r/privacy:

JJ Luna, Privacy Consultant: Author of “How To Be Invisible” and international privacy consultant

The Tin Hat: Blog of useful tools and reviews

Social Media Privacy Guides: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram


Removal & Opt-Out Links:

Privacy-Training.com: Removal links, updated frequently

Privacy Rights: List of data brokers

Abine: Removal links & resources

Account Killer: Close unused accounts

JustDeleteMe: Close unused accounts


Search Engine Removal Tools:

Google Removal Tools

Bing Removal Tools


Recommended Reading:

The Complete Privacy & Security Desk Reference:  The Ultimate Guide to Privacy & Security

Justin Carroll’s Security Guides

Michael Bazzell’s series of books

Unmasking the Social Engineer: The Human Element of Security

Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World

Future Crimes: Inside the Digital Underground and the Battle for Our Connected World

How to be Invisible: JJ Luna’s book that has made many people disappear

The CP Journal: Behavioral Analysis, Threat Recognition and Prevention

Left of Bang: Situational Awareness & social engineering of your environment


Encrypted Email:

An excellent series of posts on secure email communication.

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6

ProtonMail Blog


Communications:

Follow along with Justin Carroll as he takes private communications to the extreme using an iPod.

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5


Crypto-Currency:

Coinbase.com | Review | Coindesk.com


Software, Applications & Guides:

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