Public Interests

The so-called Twitter follower “bug”

On May 5, 2010, on an obscure website in Turkey, someone described a method that allows you to make any Twitter user, of your choosing and without their consent, into one of your followers. This is no “bug” folks — It is a backdoor…

The dark side of mobile Augmented Reality

As smartphones become more popular, the use of mobile Augmented Reality (AR) applications has increased. But there lurks a “dark side” to Augmented Reality. One that is not being publicly discussed, that affects us on many personal, civil, criminal, and national security levels.

Legislation of software design

The Informed P2P User Act (HR 1319) makes it illegal for P2P software to inadvertently share files over a P2P network without a user’s knowledge.

The fallacy of Unclassified information

The common belief by the public, about Unclassified information; is that it is harmless, general knowledge; available to anyone, and is of little or no strategic value. Contrary to this belief, the term “Unclassified” refers to information that possesses one or more of the following attributes…