By brittanyflohr in MSI Detective Services at March 7th, 2014 |
Today the legal and investigation community mourns the loss of John MacIntire, a great friend and mentor to many investigators in Arizona and across the country. John is the former president of AALPI (Arizona Association of Licensed Private Investigators) and has given so much of his time to the service of others. He will be greatly missed.
He was in his car and struck and killed by a drunk driver yesterday.
Tags: AALPI, john macIntire, loving memory
By brittanyflohr in Hacking, Illinois, Privacy at March 4th, 2014 |
Computer programming has long been a hobby of Iraq War veteran Eric Kelly, but it wasn’t until this past weekend at a hacking competition that he realized how good he was.
“It was more of a confirmation: ‘You can do this, buddy,’” said Kelly, who wants to pursue a career in cybersecurity after placing 11th at the Cyber Aces State Championship at Moraine Valley Community College on Saturday.
“I’m ready for my education. This is what I want to do.” Read the full article »
Tags: competition, cyber hacking, hacking, hacking competition, Illinois
By brittanyflohr in Cheaters, Crime, Hacking at February 27th, 2014 |
U.S. and British spy agencies intercepted and stored images from the webcams of millions of likely innocent Yahoo users, including “large quantities” of sexually explicit images, the Guardian reported Thursday – a revelation the web giant described as “a whole new level of violation.”
A secret program called Optic Nerve appears intended to collate a digital mugbook of sorts, snapping screenshots every 5 minutes or so from user feeds. But the program targeted indiscriminately, regardless of whether the webcam owner was an intelligence target or not. Read the full article »
Tags: hack, hackers, hacking, spies, Webcam, yahoo
By brittanyflohr in court cases, Investigations, Politics, Privacy at February 25th, 2014 |
The Tennessee Supreme Court decided on Thursday that the only use for roadside sobriety tests is to collect evidence against motorists, using them to convict individuals for driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI). The high court justices overturned an appellate decision from 2012 that found a driver who passed six of the tests with flying colors should never have been arrested. David D. Bell was arrested on May 13, 2009, even though the trial judge found no evidence of impairment in the sobriety tests when he reviewed the dashcam footage. Read the full article »
Tags: sobriety tests, Tennessee supreme courts