Of RootKits and Cell Phones

Lawyers, this article is for you: Beware…using your cell phone for confidential conversations my violate client confidentiality! Why you ask? Because a 3rd party may be listening in on your 1) voice calls, 3) text messages, and 3) client emails. The company is Carrier IQ, and they have partnerships with every major cell phone carrier […]

What has Al Franken done for me lately, Part 2

Last week, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation held a hearing on Privacy and Information Security. Senator Rockefeller made a point of emphasizing his committee’s jurisdiction over privacy and data security issues. I think this statement alone shows a rift in the Senate’s perspective on Information Security in light of the newly formed […]