Surprise, Surprise, Facebook Monetizing User Data

U.K. lawmakers released  a trove of documents revealing that Facebook has been monetizing (selling) confidential user data.  This should surprise…..absolutely no one.  The only real question is why is Facebook being targeted alone, and why now? Google is known to have been monetizing user data for years – it’s right there in all of those Read More …

Airport WiFi Putting You at Risk

Israeli cybersecurity company Coronet has released a report on the threat to travelers using WiFi at airports across the United States.  Major airports are ranked by threat level, and recommendations are provided for mitigating malware and eavesdropping risks to personal electronic devices. One item not mentioned in the report – the ease with which a Read More …

Julian Assange Charged: Will likely be extradited to the U.S.

I confess to having varying opinions of Julian Assange. My initial reaction toward his actions several years ago, was that he was an egotist trying to make a name for himself by revealing classified information that was not at all protective of American citizens or the public interest.  His association with Brad/Chelsea Manning wasn’t helpful Read More …