iPad Security: $1.5 Million In iPad Mini Tablets Stolen From JFK.

It’s not news that smartdevices like tablets, such as iPads, and laptop computers are lost or stolen at airports.  Hence the existence (and need) for tablet and laptop encryption software like AlertBoot. But then, there is theft and then there is theft.  The New York Post is reporting, exclusively, of an airport heist that ties […] read more

UK Data Security: Prudential Slapped With £50,000 For Inaccurate Personal Data Records.

Prudential, the financial services firm, was fined £50,000 when the records of two people who shared the same name and date of birth were merged.  The problem was not rectified for three years.  This is, according to out-law.com, the first time the UK’s Data Protection Act was used to impose a monetary fine for something […] read more

Encryption Blast From The Past: WWII Carrier Pigeon Carried Crypto Message (Reproduced, Updated).

An interesting bit of news from England, which is related to cryptography but not necessarily in the realm of AlertBoot mobile encryption.  A man in Surrey found the remains of a pigeon in his chimney.  The bird carried a secret message in a red plastic capsule attached to its leg.  I’ve reproduced it to the […] read more