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International Cellular Roaming – Am I Secure?

Many firms have strict international travel policies in relation to the use of technology. These policies tend to be more skewed towards countries with greater state control over communications networks and specifically the internet. However, the reality is that you are vulnerable whenever your device is roaming internationally. When roaming, local providers use a global … Continue Reading

Privacy Tip #31 – Landlines still a safe way to communicate but telephone companies want to drop them

I am pretty up-to-date on data privacy and security and technology, but the 60 Minutes episode this past Sunday night floored even me. If you didn’t see it, it is worth streaming. Basically, 60 Minutes showed Karsten Nohl, a German computer scientist, remotely attacking U.S. Congressman Ted Lieu’s cell phone and listening to his cell … Continue Reading
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