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Didn't I See You Before?

Don't Get Faked Out. Part 1 A deepfake takes a combination of machine learning ("deep learning") and artificial intelligence to create synthetic media. Over the past few years the quality and ease of creation of deepfake video content has accelerated. Skepticism, as a point of view, isn't a bad thing. The InfoBro Deepfakes are getting better and ea...

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What's your favorite color?

The Try Not To Do It Challenge. Questions that solicit and tease more information from you for alternative uses, even compromise, have become commonplace. I'm intrigued on one hand and befuddled on the other. At times I'm shocked into paralysis by the sheer audacity of the questions (#NOMAKEUPSELFIE, "I'm clearing out my Facebook friends list ...

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National Data Privacy Day - January 28, 2021

Stay aware of your apps and privacy settings. Today, as originally visited on January 27, 2014 by the 113th U.S. Congress, in S. Res. 337 is the date designated as "National Data Privacy" day.  Although the resolution was non-binding it served to establish a precedent that "encourages State and local governments to obs...

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The Cyber Neighborhood Watch

 Transparency is not the same as disclosure. At this point, there's no indication that any classified networks were penetrated, although that could change easily. It will take years to learn which networks the SVR has penetrated, and where it still has access. Much of that will probably be classified, which means that we, the public, will neve...

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Everyone Uses A Supply Chain

How does the idea of a "supply chain attack" affect regular folk?  Everyone uses a supply chain and because nothings perfect, especially internet technology, everyone is subject to supply chain attacks.  But, what can you do about it? I'm going to take this to a higher level less specific than what has been recently discuss...

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