Tag Archives: Spycraft

Hide your Spare Key Like a Spy with this DIY Dead Drop Key Hider

Do you have a spare key hidden outside of your home and wonder just how secure it is? Perhaps you… View Article

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Sir Robert Baden-Powell and His Adventures as a Spy

For those of you who didn’t grow up participating in the Boy Scouts of America like I did, Sir Robert… View Article

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15 Sneaky Spy Concealments

Editor-in-Chief’s Note: This post was written by Brett and Kate McKay and originally ran on The Art of Manliness. In… View Article

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DIY Dead Drop Devices to Hide and Pass Messages like a Spy

Today I’m going to share some techniques with you that I came up with for creating dead drop devices during… View Article

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Uncrackable DIY Pencil-and-Paper Encryption

Today we’re surrounded by massive computational power and vast communication systems. When you visit your bank’s site, you don’t think… View Article

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Learn how to Gather Intel with SCG International: The Graduate School of Tactical Training

The graduate school of tactical training you say? really? I was a bit skeptical myself when I first saw the… View Article

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Learn the Secrets of CIA Tradecraft

Did you know that the CIA hired a magician to write a pair of tradecraft manuals for them in the… View Article

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Pass Information Like a Spy with Dead Drops

The first rule of Spying is, “You don’t talk about Spy Club!” Ok, seriously though… Every good Spy knows how… View Article

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Relive the Cold War with Hollow Spy Coins

So you’ve got some secret information to pass to your contact, who’s cleverly disguised as the friendly Hot Dog vendor… View Article

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The Moscow Rules

Developed by the CIA, the Moscow Rules are an ode to the dangerous locale that Moscow was during the Cold… View Article

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