When It Comes To Personal Data Protection, It’s A Myth That Some Types Of Information Are More Harmful To Lose Than Others.

The washingtonpost.com has an article today on “money mules,” people who make possible certain forms of phishing and other on?line cons and scams.  One of the ways it works is as follows:  A person is contacted to see if he’s interested in making a little income.  He agrees.  He receives some money in his bank […] read more

Can Hard Drive and File Encryption Protect Your Fifth Amendment Rights?.

There’s an interesting case in the U.S. District Court in Vermont where a prosecutor is trying to force a suspect to give up the password to the encrypted contents of his computer.  The suspect claims that doing so would be self-incrimination, and he has every right to refuse the government’s request. I won’t get into […] read more