An IRS employee took home personal info on 20K workers. Too many issues to list in this story: http://news.msn.com/us/irs-employee-took-home-personal-info-on-20k-workers … [Read more...] about Insider Threat: IRS Employee
Microsoft says if your email is on their servers, it is theirs to read. While the absence of logic is humorous, the privacy implications are not. Here's where you can read about it: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Microsoft-Says-It-Can-Read-Your-Emails-without-a-Court-Order-433393.shtml … [Read more...] about Microsoft – Worse than the NSA?
Facebook privacy may be an oxymoron. There are accusations that Facebook is spying on you. Read about the latest lawsuit: http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-facebook-sued-scanning-private-messages-20140102,0,3009508.story#axzz2pvuFqcqh … [Read more...] about Facebook – The NSA of Social Media?
19,000 Colorado workers are asking why their personal data did not warrant a few dollars for ENCRYPTION . . . Here's the story: https://www.idradar.com/news-stories/identity-protection/18800-Colorado-State-Workers-Data-Lost-On-USB-Drive … [Read more...] about Unencrypted Thumb Drive Compromises Worker Data
Google Glasses is [sic] an exciting new technology. Nonetheless, technology for technology's sake can be a bad thing. Read this story about the social implications of your cyborg aspirations: http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2013/12/02/privacy-is-alive-seattle-eatery-tells-google-glass-user-where-to-stick-his-spectacles/ … [Read more...] about Are you a Glasshole?