A Collection of Recent Vehicle Attacks

SecurityDriver.Com (SD.C) is one of the oldest web sites in the security industry. For close to 20 years SD.C has been a source of information for the protective services industry. In a short while we will be changing the SD.C format. Many of the articles on SD.C will be removed, but for now this is a collection of various Vehicle Attack scenarios. The articles are old and some of the articles are … [Read more...]

Year in Review Part 2 – Surveillance Detection Articles

The high end market understands the criticality of Surveillance Detection (SD), they understand that in many of the environments they work in surveillance detection is not just the best protection; it may be the only protection. Also SD is not new - contrary to some beliefs the Personal Protection industry did not start on Sept. 11 2001. These are a series of articles by practitioners Joe Autera, … [Read more...]

Attempted Kidnapping – Greek shipowner Ioannis Martinos.

Thanks to Deni Athena for posting this article This is an excerpt from an article published in a Greek Newspaper A car stopped behind Martinos’ vehicle as he was reversing away from the firm’s offices. At the same time, a minivan pulled up in front of him and two armed men got out. Martinos rammed the car behind him several times, and it ultimately caught fire, and he was able to reverse … [Read more...]

A Limo firm is hacked, high-profile clients’ data exposed and America’s Number 1 Threat is…Mexico

A Limo firm is hacked, high-profile clients' data exposed - This is becoming a huge problem. http://www.nbcnews.com/technology/taken-ride-limo-firm-hacked-high-profile-clients-data-exposed-8C11529378 America's Number 1 Threat is...Mexico - an excerpt from the article that I found particularly disturbing.   “American media reports indicate that the cartels have a presence in Texas high … [Read more...]

THREE SECONDS TO SAFETY

This is an old booklet, written in the late 80’s by Tony Scotti on how to avoid vehicle attacks, specifically carjacking. The book was written when carjackings were prevalent. It was written as a marketing tool for a company that made shatter proof glass. It covers the ingredients necessary for a successful ambush, and what a driver can do to mitigate vehicle violence.  It became popular with the … [Read more...]