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Car Theft Warning: The Criminal Use of Apple AirTags

Car thieves come in various categories. Most of them are opportunistic criminals who use brute-force tactics to steal older vehicles, or simply search for victims who are foolish enough to leave their keys in the car. However, some car thieves have learned to use modern technology to track and steal vehicles — usually high-end...

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Encrypted Messaging Apps Ranked by the FBI

We've all heard the tired argument, “if you're not doing anything wrong, you have nothing to hide!” It simply doesn't hold water. There are many reasons ordinary people take steps to safeguard their privacy, and government surveillance is near the top of that list. That's one reason why encrypted messaging apps such as Signal,...

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The Guerrilla Mentor: Timothy Lacy

Guerrilla is a Spanish word that roughly translates to “little war.” Its indication of diminutive scale doesn’t apply to the size of the battle, but rather to the size of the fighting force — a small unit up against a large opposition. In modern context, this type of imbalance is often referred to as...

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Haley Strategic Thorax Plate Carrier: First Look

Haley Strategic is known for thoughtfully-designed products, with a focus on functionality, modularity, and efficiency. They've played in the tactical nylon world for a while now, with packs and bags such as their Flatpack system as well as chest rigs with their D3CR line, with small to large modular load carrying options. They've finally...

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Dark Angel Medical Training: If It Bleeds, We Can Stop It

Fans of ’80s action flicks should recognize the title of this article as a twist on Arnold Schwarzenegger’s classic line from Predator: “If it bleeds, we can kill it.” Many of you reading this have spent years practicing defensive shooting and hand-to-hand skills. In other words, you know how to make a bad guy...

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PAMAX Tactical LION: Civilian Flashbang Candidate

When looking at the continuum of force options available to civilians, as opposed to those used by armed professionals in law enforcement and military service, there’s a small but glaring gap in available technology. They’re known by a slew of monikers like flashbangs, NFDDs (Noise and Flash Distraction Devices), concussion grenades, stun grenades, crashers,...

Surviving SHTF in Your Car

Bugging out is a central idea in prepping, and serious preppers are constantly refining, inventing and debating which procedures are best suited for keeping themselves and their families alive when the time comes to hit the road during a major disaster or some other crisis. For many preppers, making use of a motor vehicle’s speed...


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How to Designate and Fortify a Safe Room

When most people think of a safe room, they envision a completely enclosed, hardened vault-like room within an existing structure that is completely safe against any threat, against any form of attack or natural disaster. While these popular conceptions certainly do qualify as safe rooms, and very good ones at that, this typical imagining is...


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