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-- The evidently irony-impaired US Federal Trade
(FTC) announces a privacy settlement with Facebook
Will there also be "If You See Something, Say Something™" Day, with Janet Napolitano bobbleheads given to all the kids?
This kind of thing only serves to ratchet up fear, and doesn't make us any safer.
comments on Major League Soccer's partnership with the US
Department of Homeland Security
I believe that smart phones are going to become the primary platform of
attack for cybercriminals in the coming years. As the phones become more
integrated into people's lives -- smart phone banking, electronic wallets
-- they're simply going to become the most valuable device for criminals to
go after. And I don't believe the iPhone will be more secure because of
Apple's rigid policies for the app store.
[Michael] Osterholm says he can't discuss details of the papers because
he's an NSABB [US National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity]
member. But he says it should be possible to omit certain key details from
controversial papers and make them available to people who really need to
know. "We don't want to give bad guys a road map on how to make bad bugs
really bad," he says.
reports on disclosure policy questions in the world of virology (by way of Schneier
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