Posted January 16, 2013 US privacy organization EFF invites you to click on thumbnails of the summaries it managed to pry out of the government, but let’s save your finger muscles the workout with this summaries summary: ——————————. Read the full story, in which I use words, punctuation and the like, because I am not […]
Posted January 15, 2013 Medical diagnoses for cancer patients, names and Social Security numbers all went into the trash, unredacted and unshredded, probably in a very misguided effort to save a few bucks on proper record destruction. Read the full story on Naked Security.
Posted Jan. 14, 2013 Andrea Hernandez on Tuesday was ordered to wear an RFID tracking badge that she claims bears the “mark of the beast”, but by Friday she had turned the case right back around, asking a federal appeals court to overturn the order to either wear a chip-less badge or change schools. Here’s […]
Posted November 15, 2012 The space agency is now, finally, after yet another unencrypted laptop theft, scrambling to require full disk encryption agency-wide. For more, here’s the story.
Posted December 10, 2012 A contractor working for the US Secret Service left two tapes full of extremely sensitive data on a Metro train, losing the extremely sensitive, personal data of staff, contact and overseas informants. Here’s more.
Posted December 7, 2012 Here are the trends that SophosLabs anticipates will shape the IT security landscape next year. Read more.
Posted November 26, 2012 The Texas high school has been temporarily blocked from suspending the student, who objects to the mandatory tracking IDs on reasons having to do with privacy and religion. For more, here’s the story.