Archive for ‘Technical Issues

November 1st, 2014

FinCEN wants Natural Persons

FinCEN wants Natural Persons The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), has proposing rules under the Bank Secrecy Act to clarify and strengthen customer due diligence requirements for: (i) banks; (ii) […]

October 1st, 2014

Wireless Security Systems Can Be Hacked

Wireless Security Systems Can Be Hacked There has been a recent flurry of articles on wireless computers and computer security but it has come to light, with very little surprise […]

September 1st, 2014


Uber The recent slap down of Uber in Germany was prompted by the taxi monopoly.  The monopoly granted to the taxi drivers by the regulators is threatened by this application […]

August 1st, 2014

A Fiber Optic Cable Was Cut

A Fiber Optic Cable Was Cut It was a short trip through Northern California. During the three days my cell phone did not work and twice in two different cities […]

July 1st, 2014

Cell Phone Vulnerabilities

Cell Phone Vulnerabilities What Cell Phone OS is most vulnerable -­‐ From (edited) Good news! Android OS has around 80% of the total market share. This is in part […]

June 1st, 2014

SpyWarn – App

SpyWarn – App The SpyWarn app from Kevin Murray and Associates is $2.99 and is a gem of an app.  Not sure if that virus software you installed on your […]

May 1st, 2014

El Niño

El Niño The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center has issued a forecast that an El Niño Event is likely to occur. El Niño is […]

April 1st, 2014

Widows XP – Soon To Be A Legacy

Widows XP – Soon To Be A Legacy On April 8th 2014 Microsoft will end support for Windows XP.  An event of planned obsolescence, yet many computers still run XP […]

March 1st, 2014

Losing Control of Your Car

Losing Control of Your Car A while ago we wrote about how a BMW could be hacked.  but access to a vehicles computer systems is getting more – how […]

February 1st, 2014

Turn It Off

Turn It Off I had lunch with a Technical Security Countermeasures expert and he told me a short story.   On a recent flight delay in the US north east – […]