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The Mark Of The Beast

There was an article in the L.A. Times newspaper dated May 11, 2017, India’s not-so-foolproof ID plan. The plan is according to the article is to build the most ambitious biometric plan ever conceived. 276 more words


President Trump uses at least two Apple iPhones

”President Donald Trump uses a White House cellphone that isn’t equipped with sophisticated security features designed to shield his communications, according to two senior administration officials — a departure from the practice of his predecessors that potentially exposes him to hacking or surveillance,” Eliana Johnson, Emily Stephenson and Daniel Lippman report for Politico. 468 more words


Server? What server? Site forgotten for 12 years attracts hacks, fines

A web server set up by an enterprising student for a conference in 2004 and then forgotten about has left the University of Greenwich nursing a £120,000 ($160,000) … 483 more words


Privacy Policy

Due to legislation passed in Europe, bloggers in the US could be fined large amounts if they don’t make their privacy policy clear.

Definintion of GDPR: The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) seeks to create a data protection law framework across the EU and aims to give back to data users, control of their personal data, while imposing strict rules on those hosting and processing this data, anywhere in the world.  721 more words

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TeenSafe phone monitoring app leaks teens' iCloud logins in plaintext

A security researcher has discovered at least two servers hosted by a “secure” monitoring app for iOS and Android, TeenSafe, that were up on Amazon Web Services (AWS) for months without the need for a passcode to get at their data. 348 more words


GDPR, DNAeXplain and DNA-Explained.com

GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation enacted by the European Union as of May 25, 2018 is upon us. It’s important because GDPR applies to information held or processed about any European Union resident, and I know many of my customers and blog followers live in the EU or UK. 934 more words

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Analyzing 1.1 Billion NYC Taxi and Uber Trips, with a Vengeance

Thoughts on @R_Thaler & @CassSunstein’s Nudge
http://BLOG.gerstein.info/2018/05/thoughts-on-thaler-sunsteins-nudge.html General points about human decision making, with practical
implications for one’s day-to-day life HT @Rozowsky