Friday Five for October 5, 2012

October 5, 2012

Friday Five

Friday Five from PreppingToSurvive

This week’s Friday Five from PreppingToSurvive has us reading:

Smart Grid Manufacturer Hacked, Customer Data Stolen

smart grid hackedTelvent, a division of Schneider Electric, confirmed that hackers gained access to it’s computer network, implanted malicious software, and lifted sensitive project files. The stolen data has the potential of giving the criminals, or those who would buy the information, the ability to conduct attacks on a country’s electrical grid. Early reports implicate a Chinese hacking crew. From The Register.

Why Every Boy Should Carry a Knife

pocket knifeEvery boy should learn to use and carry a knife. This statement is provocative in today’s society when knives are often maligned and considered synonymous with violence and harm. Yet, in reality, as this author and educator reminds us, knives are tools. Nothing more, nothing less. And there are a lot of benefits for the boy that learns how to use one. From Ed That Matters.

6 Super-Foods that Fight and Prevent Cancer


Traditional medicine advocates a poisonous cocktail of radiation and toxic chemicals to fight cancer in the body. However, there’s some evidence that natural foods, sometimes called Super-Foods, help with the prevention and even cure of cancer. On the list of super-foods: berries, garlic, and even cocoa. It’s yet another reason to eat real food. From Natural Society.

Sensitive White House Nuclear Network Hacked by China

nuclear network hackedThe White House confirmed this week that hackers from a foreign government were able to gain access to a very sensitive computer network. The compromised network was the one used by by the executive branch for strategic nuclear commands to the military. The White House down played the incident and denies that any important information was accessed by the hackers. From

Making Yeast for the Wheat You’ve Stored

making yeast for your wheatStoring 2 years worth of wheat in mylar bags and 5-gallon buckets makes many preppers feel good about their coffers. However, have you considered how you’ll use the wheat without yeast? There’s good news though; you can create your own yeast using fruits or vegetables. From Tactical Intelligence.

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