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Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, May 31, 2024

Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, finance, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and wide ranging ways technology is used to compromise and diminish our privacy and online security, often without our situational awareness. Four highlights from this week: The NSA advises you to turn your phone off and back on once a week – here’s why; HHS targets single points of failure in healthcare cybersecurity; Google Researchers Say AI Now Leading Disinformation Vector; and New Tech Locates Cell Phones of Lost Hikers.

Subjects: Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, Financial System, Healthcare, Privacy, Social Media

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, May 4, 2024

Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, finance, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and wide ranging ways technology is used to compromise and diminish our privacy and online security, often without our situational awareness. Five highlights from this week: 9 Disturbing Stories From People Who Say They Found Cameras in Their Airbnb; Stop Using Your Face or Thumb to Unlock Your Phone; How Netflix and Other Streaming Services Charge You Forever; Kaiser gave 13.4M people’s data to Microsoft, others; and Huawei has been investing in US research despite being banned.

Subjects: AI, Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Financial System, Government Resources, Healthcare, Legal Research, Privacy, Social Media

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, April 27, 2024

Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, finance, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and wide ranging ways technology is used to compromise and diminish our privacy and online security, often without our situational awareness. Four highlights from this week: Why Microsoft is a national security threat; You Should Make Your Apple ID Recoverable Right Now; How to change your Social Security Number; and Cops Are Now Using AI to Generate Police Reports.

Subjects: AI, Big Data, Criminal Law, Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, Healthcare, Privacy, Social Media

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, April 20, 2024

Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, finance, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and wide ranging ways technology is used to compromise and diminish our privacy and online security, often without our situational awareness. Four highlights from this week: 1st-of-its-kind law protects ‘neural data’; Chinese Mafias’ New US Goldmine: Gift Cards; Fair Digital Finance Framework; and The invisible seafaring industry that keeps the internet afloat.

Subjects: AI, Criminal Law, Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, Economy, Financial System, Government Resources, Healthcare, Legal Research, Legislative, Privacy, United States Law

Removing PFAS from public water systems will cost billions and take time

PFAS – perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances – are now either suspected or known to contribute to thyroid disease, elevated cholesterol, liver damage and cancer, among other health issues. Dr. Kyle Doudrick’s team at the University of Notre Dame works on solving problems involving contaminants in water systems, including PFAS. We explore new technologies to remove PFAS from drinking water and to handle the PFAS waste. Here’s a glimpse of the magnitude of the challenge and ways you can reduce PFAS in your own drinking water.

Subjects: Energy, Environmental Law, Government Resources, Healthcare

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, April 13, 2024

Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, finance, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and wide ranging ways technology is used to compromise and diminish our privacy and online security, often without our situational awareness. Four highlights from this week: Hijacked Facebook Pages are pushing fake AI services to steal your data; China-backed operatives used fake social profiles to gauge US political division, Microsoft says; LastPass: Hackers targeted employee in failed deepfake CEO call; Insurers Are Spying on Your Home From the Sky; and Hospital websites share visitors’ data with Google, Meta.

Subjects: AI, Criminal Law, Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, Email Security, Financial System, Government Resources, Healthcare, Legal Profession, Legal Research, Social Media, Software

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, April 6, 2024

Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, finance, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and wide ranging ways technology is used to compromise and diminish our privacy and online security, often without our situational awareness. Four highlights from this week: Cyber Safety Review Board: Microsoft security culture; DA says he shut down 21 sites stealing millions through crypto scams ‘inadequate’; CISA Publishes New Webpage Dedicated to Providing Resources for High-Risk Communities; and Does wiretap law apply to cookies on hospital websites?

Subjects: AI, Cryptocurrencies, Cryptocurrency, Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, Economy, Healthcare, Legal Research, Privacy, Social Media, Spyware, Viruses & Hoaxes

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, March 23, 2024

Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, finance, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and wide ranging ways technology is used to compromise and diminish our privacy and online security, often without our situational awareness. Eight highlights from this week: How to Figure Out What Your Car Knows About You; The Feds Can Film Your Front Porch for 68 Days Without a Warrant, Says Court; X Continues to Break as Fraudsters Use Deceptive Links to Scam; FDA and You; Artificial Intelligence and Medical Products: How CBER, CDER, CDRH, and OCP are Working Together; DOJ sues Apple in antitrust case, says it has illegal monopoly over smartphones; Data brokers admit they’re selling information on precise location, kids, and reproductive healthcare; X Continues to Break as Fraudsters Use Deceptive Links to Scam You; and Why you should stop using SMS.

Subjects: AI, Big Data, Business Research, Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, Financial System, Government Resources, Healthcare, Medical Research, Privacy, Social Media

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, March 16, 2024

Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, finance, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and wide ranging ways technology is used to compromise and diminish our privacy and online security, often without our situational awareness. Five highlights from this week: Airbnb Bans All Indoor Security Cameras; How Fraudsters Break Into Social Security Accounts and Steal Benefits; 10 free cybersecurity guides you might have missed; Who Is Collecting Data from Your Car?; and Driving fast or braking hard? Your connected car may be telling your insurance company.

Subjects: Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, Economy, Financial System, Government Resources, Healthcare, Privacy, Securities Law