Digital Security Tactics (Mobile Phones)

Elias Kifle | April 17th, 2012

The tactics listed below are case- and context-specific. They need to be adapted to the local situation.

  1. Buy lower-end, simple phones that do not allow third-party applications to be installed. Higher-end ones with more functionalities carry more risk. Use cash to purchase your phone and SIM card. Avoid town centers and find small or second-hand shops as these are unlikely to have security cameras. Do not give your real details if asked; many shops do not ask for proof of ID.

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