09/12/2008 - Responding to pressure from Sen. Joe Lieberman (ID-CT), Google has changed the guidelines for what is permitted on YouTube to bar videos that incite others to violence. The goal is to prevent posting of terrorist recruitment videos.
10/29/2007 - Citizens in New Mexico, California, Minnesota, and elsewhere have recently been targeted by identity thieves who call them on the telephone and claim to be court personnel. These scam artists threaten to issue a warrant for failure to comply with jury service, then ask for personal information such as Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, and employment data.
10/29/2007 - The wireless protocol named Bluetooth is enjoying growing popularity in part due to regulations around the world that require drivers to use hands-free headsets when they’re on the phone. Automobile manufacturers have begun building these units into new models, and do-it-yourself kits abound; but unfortunately, they’re not always configured securely.
10/29/2007 - Voice over IP (VoIP) is becoming increasingly popular as corporations learn they can use their broadband infrastructure to save money on phone bills. But the potential threats from VoIP are still unclear, and companies trying to save a buck could find that they’ve exposed themselves to far greater problems.