Do YOU Have What It Takes To Be #ANONYMOUS???

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Facing Reality: Hacking Is Boring

That is to say, that hacking is the process of struggle leading unto the unlocking of a computer. In this case hacking can be a lengthy time consuming process of study and practice, applying techniques learned during study to unlock or effectively own the target machine or network. Scoring is fun, winning fuels the excitement; please remember that the fire in your belly for revolution must be tempered by hours and god forsaken untold aeons of study and practice before you can be considered a Hacktivist for #ANONYMOUS.

Unseen Dangers Of Anonymity

Snug at home on the old WiFi box makes Hacktivism a comfy alternative to actually doing anything. Hacktivism is not for the lazy, intellectually or phsycially, and demands a consistent focus and dedication to improvement of self and skillset. The Hacktivist is the lean restless type, ever consumed with a hunger for knowledge and a lust for power to balance the universe. While marching in protest, an #ANONYMOUS Hacktivist can easily become implicated into situations that are either compromising or downright dangerous.

I personally got carried away and left a great many number of stenciled Guy Fawkes tags on Washington DC sidewalks, a little job which landed me six months of Federal (unsupervised) probation. In a second protest also in The District, I was unprepared to witness the familiar masked faces of my #ANONYMOUS sisters and brothers being replaced by black-clad Soviet influenced disestablishmentarianists. The names I heard thrown around the mobs on the street that day were “The People / Black-Bloc / Antifa(scists),” and by the end of the day a Bank Of America, McDonald’s, Starbucks, Federal armored Suburban, and black limousine had all been destroyed by the thieving hands of miscreant anarchists toting bricks, bolt cutters, and lighter fluid. Our (#ANONYMOUS) tagging of the DC streets was tame in comparison to these savages with the radical liberal set, whose actions tend to abandon concepts liberal and rather embrace behaviours radical.

Understanding Time Travel { how to reach the future }

This is a no-brainer. You get in the DeLorean, you set the freaking knobs and dials and zoom! It’s 2015 and hoverboards are “in.” This is symbolic, of course. The aspect of becoming #ANONYMOUS Hacktivist occurs rather like some of the traditional professional tutelages such as law, or medicine, but with a special tradecraft that cannot be agreed upon by any central organization. This special tradecraft is handed down from senior Hacktivists to the younger generation of students; sort of like Doc handing Marty the flux capacitor and giving him his mission in the future. This cultivation of skill, sharp lookout for aspiring talent, and drive to recruit the unparalleled, are what keep the promulgation of the community alive and well, all parts functioning as a total cohesive unit and with talent on every tier.

As a final pearl, allow me to interject some teachings I received from a Chinese clandestine services officer whom was my cellmate during a time in my life while I was incarcerated, just before I moved to the nation’s capital:

“Feng Shui—means wind and water. America has Double Dragon power, that is why it became strong and wealthy. The Rocky mountains and Apalachians, these two mountain ranges are the fire and water dragon, America has strong Feng Shui. It is about balance, ‘Nu Balance.’ In a balanced strategy, retreat becomes just as effective as attack. Be more evil; seek more balance.”

Saving Sanity & Lives — Preventing Intelligence Burnout With Yoga

If it saves sanity, it saves lives. . .

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Intelligence—what does that even mean anyways?

in·tel·li·gence
inˈteləjəns/
noun
  1. 1.
    the ability to acquire and apply knowledge and skills.
    “an eminent man of great intelligence”
    synonyms: intellectual capacity, mental capacity, intellect, mind, brain(s), IQ,brainpower, judgment, reasoning, understanding, comprehension;More
  2. 2.
    the collection of information of military or political value.
    “the chief of military intelligence”
    synonyms: information gathering, surveillance, observation, reconnaissance,spying, espionage, infiltration, ELINT, humint; More

It can be determined therefore that for the sake of this argument that intelligence can be assumed a combination of these factors, we might postulate a definition like “the ability to acquire and apply knowledge and skills in the collection of information of military or political value.” But intelligence is not limited to military or political information; there now exists a whole realm of concepts revolving around emotional intelligence, business intelligence, and professional recruitment. But if you stay up to speed with the angles we are working lately, you understand the meaning to imply those employed in the clandestine services as foreign officers performing undercover fieldwork in dangerous or otherwise adverse conditions.

From my personal experience, this type of work is extremely difficult and deleterious to one’s health, both mental and physical. Being ready and able at any given time to learn and analyze incoming data, remaining prepared to pivot and change the entire mission’s direction extemporaneously, and  maintaining relationships you know to be false wears thin on one’s soul, so to say. The 480th Intelligence, Reconnaissance, and Surveillance Wing has some interesting things to say in regard to constantly engaging the curve in an effort to protect assets at home and abroad.

Air Force Intel Operators { sourced below }

They work at such a rapid rate that leaders are putting forth efforts to stop these airmen from burning out. The wing’s leadership has molded the Comprehensive Fitness Model — an attempt to help airmen balance their busy lives through targeted programs, activities and resiliency skills — to cater to airmen involved in these operations. 

“In each one of our groups, we have now resourced to have a doctor, a medical tech, a psychologist, a psych tech, a chaplain and a chaplain’s assistant available and on our operations floors,” said Col. Timothy Haugh, the wing’s commander. […]

In 2013, such information translated into 460,000 hours of full-motion video, 2.6 million images and 1.7 million signals intelligence reports, according to officials. […]

“They’re staring at computer screens for 12 straight hours and you can’t miss a guy running across the screen with an AK-47 … or good guys are gonna die … so a lot of things that they do is sit there and chug Monsters and energy drinks left and right to stay vigilant.”

Airmen also have the four pillars — spiritual, social, mental and physical — of the Comprehensive Assessment Form to turn to in order to build core strength. A struggle, thus far, has been the social aspect for these airmen stuck in a room for hours on end.

Sourced from Air Force Times – Leaders Monitor Burnout

Poise, Strike, now. . . BALANCE

At the time of this posting, I have quit smoking. Last week I smoked half a pack a day and required alcohol two to three times weekly to allow for enough vaso-dilation to relax enough to not show my teeth to even the friendliest strangers. Believe me, when you are working this angle to build networks and advance your mission, it is certainly difficult to do so when you’re reeking like stale smoke and have a gnarly hangover from cheap brandy. The 007 method seems fun via the conversion to unrealistic cinematic presentation, but in all truth, James Bond would have been dead after a few of his missions due his lifestyle choices alone. One does not simply wine and dine one’s way through Mordor.

There is a solution to this problem, however. Yoga studios have popped up in many civilized nations all across the land. Yoga studios offer a calm respite from an urban environment by offering water, music, calm space, and deep physio-spiritual practice through the various asanas, or poses taught by the local instructor.

And to James Bond’s approval, many of the women in attendance of yoga practice are awesomely and fearfully created specimens, indeed. Being around real people with deep souls can take a huge amount of field stress off the operative, speaking from personal experience.

I have practiced transcendental meditation while approaching the point of nightly sleep, and lighter yoga sessions as well in a heated environment. The amount of sweat pouring from my pores is a strong indication of some of those deeper ‘issues inside my tissues’ working out of my distressed person. After a few short days, I feel much better and feeling stabilized can save my sanity.

Saving the sanity of your operators will save lives.

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