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#French plan for #biometric #database of 60 #million #people sparks #outcry | itworld.com | # ! #Data without #Control…


When the French government quietly announced, in the middle of a holiday weekend, the merging of two files to create a megadatabase holding the biometrics of almost 60 million French citizens, it was clearly hoping to avoid an outcry. | Peter Sayer | ____________ # ! … will rise all kinds of (still unknown) risks… # … Continue reading

#Google Has Quietly #Dropped #Ban on #Personally #Identifiable #Web #Tracking | ProPublica | # ! …


Google is the latest tech company to drop the longstanding wall between anonymous online ad tracking and user’s names. | by Julia Angwin ProPublica, Oct. 21, 2016, 8 a.m. | ___________________________ # ! … perhaps anyone believed that there was privacy anytime in digital data running through public/private telecommunications infrastructures… … since #ECHELON… in the Seventies? … Continue reading

#Top 10 #OpenSource #Platforms to #Build #Your #Own #SocialNetwork | DzineBlog.com | # ! #Raise…


Building a social network isn’t an easy task, let alone a successful one. As developers our job is to create, build, and bring to life the gears and functions of a social network. | Brant Wilson | ______________ # ! … Your #Social -#Trustworthy- #Fabric # ! … #TheOpenSourceWay. ______ [Source: Top 10 Open-Source Platforms to … Continue reading

#HowTo #Prevent #USB DISK #Virus #Forever | ethicalhackx.com | # Be Safe…


Now this is guide on how to prevent USB disk Infections. Read that we already covered how to clean infected USB disk from viruses. How to make USB-Disk such that autorun virus don’t creep in. Follow the steps and check the pics Below Always Prefer NTFS formatted Drives in Windows Environme… | ethicalhackx.com | _________________   # ! … … Continue reading

The #Rise of #CyberCrime as a #Service | cioinsight.com | # ! ☠ New #threats…


A steady growth of exploit kits is facilitating cyber-crime as a service, ransomware organizations are at risk with cyber security basics and cybersecurity best practice | Karen A. Frenkel | ________________   # ! … for the connected People/computers… # ! Start with the ancient #defense: #Information. _______ [Source: The Rise of Cyber-Crime as a Service]

#Money And #Power: The Real #Reason For The NSA #Spying On #Everyone | Techdirt | # ! ☠ …


                                           from the money-money-money dept More than four years ago, we wrote about all the buzz that you were hearing about “cyberwar” was little more than an attempt to drum up FUD to get the government to throw billions of dollars at private contractors. | Mike Masnick | ______________ # ! … ☠ @ur #insecurity, ‘#Their’ … Continue reading

Why #Privileged #Users Are a Major #Security #Risk | cioinsight.com | # ! #Watch…


Privileged users are a key concern for IT leaders because inadvertent leaks from unsanctioned app usage are more likely to originate from this user group. | Samuel Greengard | __________________     # ! … in whom #You #trust… (# ! As in computing so in Life.) ______ [Source: Why Privileged Users Are a Major … Continue reading

Is #Biometrics Technology #Safe? | baselinemag.com | # !  ☠ The #Digital Domain…


Biometrics isn’t 100 percent dependable. Security researchers have exposed flaws that allow someone to use a photograph or recording to break into a system. | Samuel Greengard | __________________   # ! … is always #hackable, it all depends on the intruder’s interests and skill # ! and the data #owner’s #security #practices. # ! Keep … Continue reading

#ISP #explains #data #caps to FCC: Using the Internet is like eating Oreos | Ars Technica | # ! Unfortunate…


“You have to pay extra for double-stuffed,” cable company Mediacom tells FCC. | Jon Brodkin | ___________ # ! … comparison: imagine that your packs come with a different number of cookies according to the day, although you pay the same… This is what happens with bandwidht and speed: You never know how much you’ll … Continue reading

[# ! #Tech:] #Linux #Disable #USB #Devices (Disable loading of USB Storage Driver) | cyberciti.biz | # ! …


Explains how to prevent use of USB flash, USB pen and USB hard disk usage under any Linux distro to avoid unauthorized coping of data or malware/virus attacks. | Vivek Gite | ___________   # ! … keep your #computers #safe # ! from ‘manual’ intrussions… _______ [Source: Linux Disable USB Devices (Disable loading of … Continue reading

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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD

Gonzalo San Gil, PhD

- Shared Knowledge Technician (aka 'Journo'...) - #OpenSource c@nnector [& brave χ-tester] - [instructor:] Radio Production & (~Rock+) DJin' [Curriculum Vitae Experto en Sociedad de la Información y Entorno Cultural Titulación - Administrador de Sistemas Linux, IBM-CEIM 2012 - Técnico de Redes y Sistemas, MTAS-INEM 2007 - Doctor en CC de la Información-Periodismo UCM 2005 - Licenciado en Comunicación Audiovisual UCM 1991

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