Monthly Archives: August 2015

16 Things You Should Know About Court Records

When it comes to how court records are organized, which search methods work best, and how these records can supplement an investigation, there is a lot of information out there. Nearly every investigation conference we've attended has had a track on court records, and we hear time and time again that the most reliable and…
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This Online Anonymity Box Puts You a Mile Away From Your IP Address

Editor’s note: The ProxyHam project described in this story, along with the DefCon talk describing it, have been cancelled under mysterious circumstances. Read our update here. In the game of anonymity-versus-surveillance online, the discovery of the user’s IP address usually means game over. But if Ben Caudill has his way, a network snoop who successfully…
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How IT can spy on your smartphone

iOS and Android shield most data you care about from IT -- but users seem to care less about privacy these days I recently applauded MobileIron for providing a tool in its mobile device management (MDM) client app that lets users see what IT is monitoring on their iOS and Android devices. User privacy is…
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Google reveals your location history in Maps

Google Maps is rolling out a Timeline feature that will allow users to essentially stalk themselves. Your location has been collected and stored on Google's (GOOGL, Tech30) servers for a long time (if you allow Google to track you), but accessing that information in the past has been difficult. Now, the Timeline feature will be…
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