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In 2014, Edward Snowden blew the lid off much of the US government’s innermost secrets, at least when it comes to the extent at which the various US intelligence agencies are conducting surveillance of both its own and foreign citizens, inside and outside the US borders. Next, Apple released iOS 8, which basically locks down …

“See Something, Say Something” – Fail upon expensive Fail

…and you’re paying for it. That’s right. On January 17th, F-15 fighter jets were scrambled to escort an Alaska Airlines flight to Sea-Tac Airport, because – get this – someone called and said there was a possible hijacker on board. Apparently, that’s all it took to scramble military jets to meet a commercial flight, haul a sleeping passenger …

“Security & Human Behavior 2012”: just click “Ignore”…

So, Bruce Schneier, the self-proclaimed security guru, is organizing another “Security and Human Behavior” thingy again this year, and we’ve written about this rather peculiar initiative before. Back then, we were rather hard on the whole thing, even throwing in an expletive to replace the “B” for “Behavior” with something else. Yes, yes… harsh. We …