Mar 272015
 

Anirban Roy reports: … Senior Malware Researcher at Kaspersky Lab, Roman Unuchek, has examined how a number of fitness wristbands interact with a smartphone, and discovered some surprising results. According to his research, the authentication method in several popular fitness wearables allows a third party app to connect invisibly to the [Read More…]

Mar 262015
 

Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt joined 31 other states and the District of Columbia in support of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s objection to the bankruptcy sale of personally identifiable information of RadioShack’s 117 million customers. RadioShack has nearly 50 locations throughout the state of Nevada. “As privacy concerns [Read More…]

Mar 262015
 

Clinical psychologist Peter Zelles had a commentary in the Star Tribune last week with which I wholeheartedly agree. Minnesota is one of the first two states to mandate that all health care providers use an “interoperable” electronic health care record (EHR), allowing all doctors to view every other doctor’s notes — supposedly privately and [Read More…]