According to Edward Snowden, people who care about their privacy should stay away from popular consumer Internet services like Dropbox, Facebook, and Google. Read More: Edward Snowden’s Privacy Tips: “Get Rid Of Dropbox,” Avoid Facebook And Google | TechCrunch.
A proposed national ID system pending approval in the House of Representatives will threaten the privacy of ordinary citizens, a party-list lawmaker warned on Wednesday. Read More: National ID system described as threat to privacy | Inquirer News.
The Department of Homeland Security has spelled out its intentions to proactively monitor civilian agency networks for signs of threats, after agencies arguably dropped the ball this spring in detecting federal websites potentially harboring the Heartbleed superbug. Read More: DHS No Longer Needs Permission Slips to Monitor Other Agencies’ Networks for Vulnerabilities – Nextgov.com.
It’s white. It’s square. And at 1-by-1 inch in diameter, it is the perfect accoutrement to any entrepreneur’s smartphone. Read More: For Gun Shop Owners, It’s No Longer Hip to Be ‘Square’.
“Papers, please?” That’s a question you might hear from authorities trying to verify who you are if you lived in an authoritarian police state. It’s not likely that Americans will be asked to prove who they are anytime soon because, after all, we’ve got a Constitution, and it protects us against unjustified invasions of our […]
With a wave of his left hand, Ben Slater can open his front door, turn on the lights and will soon be able to start his car. Without even a touch he can link to databases containing limitless information, including personal details such as names, addresses and health records. Read More: Microchip implant ahead of iPhone […]
A endless list of companies — from wireless carriers and handset makers to tech giants as big as Google — have tried to muscle their way into the mobile payments market, by releasing clunky ways to get consumers to pay for their groceries or a movie ticket with a swipe of their phone. Read More: 5 reasons Apple is poised […]
Despite receiving an extension from the Department of Homeland Security to comply with REAL ID laws, it’s unclear what might happen to Montana citizens come 2016 when their state-issued driver’s licenses may not be an acceptable form of identification to board a commercial flight. State officials, including Gov. Steve Bullock and Attorney General Tim […]
A microchip implanted on human beings has chilling implications, conjuring up images of the “Mark of the Beast” as mentioned in the Book of revelations. Such an accessory would certainly be a boon for a totalitarian society – but there are scientists who say that there would be some distinct advantages with microchips for all […]
Yesterday afternoon, president Goodluck Jonathan became the first recipient of Nigeria’s new national eID card, in a ceremony at the presidential villa in the capital Abuja. The cards will be issued to 13 million Nigerians as part of a pilot project, with the ultimate aim of producing a national identity management system (NIMS). Read More: […]