your emails can come back to haunt you…

You know those “private, internal emails” that get sent around within your organization, never meant to be seen by outsiders? Well, one day, they may in fact be seen – and this is an example of what could happen.

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the straight dope on h1n1 flu

For most people, coming down with the H1N1 flu is a temporary, miserable annoyance.  However, (like regular seasonal flu), H1N1 (aka Swine Flu) can rapidly…

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We’re from the NSA and we’re here to help you…

The NSA is one of the most secretive of the US Government’s TLAs (three letter agencies), which makes sense since it is charged with intercepting,…

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you go, government!

According to Reuters… “The U.S. government is covertly testing technology in China and Iran that lets residents break through screens set up by their governments…

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kitty porn

The saddest thing about this story is that as a cat owner, I can half believe the guy.  This is just the kind of thing…

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software stops shoulder surfers

I just saw an interesting product demo from a company called Ocularis Labs… Private Eye uses the webcam built into most laptops to track when…

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the $50,000 tweet?

Think before you post that angry tweet… a Chicago woman decided to post her displeasure with the alleged mold situation in her apartment to her…

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breaking up is hard to do…

I noticed a couple of stories about ex employees wreaking computer havoc on their ex employers out on the internets today.  In the first one,…

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before the internet – the hotline

Back in the good old days, when the US had nation states as enemies (instead of amorphous trans national ‘franchises’ of enemies), we and the…

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protect your online info with a watch-Tapir

Last week, the big story in social media (and infosec) was the theft and subsequent publication of a whole mess of internal documents from Internet…

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