Watch: Insecure RFID an excellent avenue for destroying privacy

A video released by Motherboard this week shows how RFID devices sitting around an office (or say, a library) could be used to listen in on conversations from a distance because of the lack of security these devices have. While this video exploits a pretty high-level hack, it does show how a phone can be turned into a bug through a message sent from a wireless printer on the same network.

You need to see what I checked out? Well, as long as we're besties

Thinking Like Others

On just a normal day at work, recently, a young boy came up to me to inquire about the next book in a series. We had the item, but it was currently checked out. I asked for his card and put the item on hold for him. Everything was normal, and then, just as he was leaving, he asked if he could see who had the item checked out.


Choose Privacy Week 2016 – Online Youth Privacy in the Age of Big Data: Building Your Awareness

by Rigele Abilock and Debbie Abilock (crossposted from chooseprivacyweek.org) The girl swallows the pill.   Millions of tiny magnetic nanoparticles disperse into her bloodstream.  They are her trusty scouts, tracking her body […]