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Instagram is about to update their Terms of Service. While new terms state that individual users own their content, user must agree to allow Instagram to use your likeness or photos for sponsored content or promotions (read “ads”). There’s …

In Other News | Posted 21 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on Medical Device Hacking | 1,420 views
NBC News has posted an article covering the recent GAO report about hacking of medical devices. According to the report
Defense In Depth | Posted 30 May 2012 | Comments Off on GTRI Launches Titan | 5,043 views
The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has announced the launch of a new weapon to fight against industrial espionage. The project will help...
Communications | Posted 31 Jan 2012 | Comments Off on Mobile Device Privacy Act | 3,688 views

In light of the recent confusion and fingerpointing regarding the extend of CarrierIQ snooping, Representative Ed Markey has released a draft of the Mobile Device Privacy Act. The intent of the proposed legislation is require that cell phone consumers …

In Other News | Posted 17 Jan 2012 | Comments Off on Sites Go Dark to Protest SOPA | 5,708 views

Several popular website are going dark to protest the proposed SOPA/PIPA legislation. Wikipedia has announced that the English version of the site will be dark today. Other notable sites protesting the legislation include theĀ Tor Project, Reddit

Data Management | Posted 17 Jan 2012 | Comments Off on IT Zanshin | 1,903 views
Secure Data

This article is part one of a three part series on applying the martial arts concept of zanshin to the information technology sector.

In the martial arts world, there is a concept called zanshin. It’s defined as a state …

Communications | Posted 4 Jan 2012 | Comments Off on Verified Twitter Accounts? | 4,125 views

Public access to the Twitter account verification system has been closed for quite a while. The verification system was intended to be an easy way to allow followers to distinguish authentic Twitter accounts from parody or fake accounts. A TNW …

In Other News | Posted 28 Dec 2011 | Comments Off on Anonymous Hits Stratfor Website | 2,090 views

Anonymous has claimed an attack on the Stratfor Global Intelligence website. As of this time, the website is currently undergoing maintenance. Identity Finder released an analysis of the information posted online by Anonymous. The analysis reveals that Anonymous was able …