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June 8, 2012  12:53 PM

Online privacy: Forget it!



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Data Privacy, Internet, online tracking, Privacy

If you are naive enough to think that you can...

May 31, 2011  12:00 PM

Cloud Security and Privacy – Do They Exist?



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cloud Computing, Encryption, Internet, Privacy, Security best practice

Got this announcement this morning from Sophos about a lecture at the New South Wales branch forum of the Australian Computer Society (ACS). That's a bit out of my way, so I couldn't attend, but here's the gist:

The topic is Privacy and security in the cloud - is there...


April 30, 2011  3:32 PM

New York Yankees Leaks Personal Info of 21,000 Season Ticket Holders



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Data Leak, Identity Theft, insecure, Privacy, Security, security awareness

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April 23, 2011  1:43 PM

Privacy is Dead



Posted by: Ken Harthun
1984, Internet, Privacy, Thought Police

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January 29, 2011  3:14 AM

Data Privacy Day is January 28, 2011



Posted by: Ken Harthun
cyber security, Cybercrime, Data Privacy, Identity Theft, Locational Privacy, Privacy

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January 26, 2011  9:00 PM

Google and Mozilla Announce “Do Not Track” Features



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Chrome Firefox, Do Not Track, Google, Mozilla, Privacy

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November 17, 2010  11:55 PM

Video: Humorous Side of Google Hacking and Online Privacy Concerns



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Google, Google Hacking, Humor, Privacy, Security Humor, Video

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October 29, 2010  8:59 PM

How to Avoid Losing Locational Privacy – Conclusion



Posted by: Ken Harthun
1984, Big Brother, Locational Privacy, Privacy, Security

In Part 2, I showed how the EFF recommends building location systems which don't collect the data in the first place. How is that accomplished? Cryptographic protocols. One of these is electronic cash . Electronic cash...


October 29, 2010  1:12 AM

How to Avoid Losing Locational Privacy – Part 2



Posted by: Ken Harthun
1984, Big Brother, Locational Privacy, Privacy, Security

In my last post, I outlined the concept of location privacy and gave some examples of how you can be tracked when you're out and and about. You may say, "So, what? What do I care if people know where I'm going? I'm not doing anything wrong." Maybe so, in your eyes. But in the post-9/11 climate,...


October 27, 2010  1:29 AM

How to Avoid Losing Locational Privacy – Part 1



Posted by: Ken Harthun
1984, Big Brother, Locational Privacy, Privacy, Security

You've never heard the term before? Well, here's what it is according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF): "Locational privacy (also known as "location privacy") is the ability of an individual to move in public space with the...


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