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Advanced spyware for Android now available to script kiddies everywhere

One of the more recent discoveries resulting from the breach two weeks ago of malware-as-a-service provider Hacking Team is sure to interest Android …

Security

Self Destructing GMail - EDiscovery Nightmare?

Want your Gmail messages to self-destruct? There%u2019s a Chrome extension for that%u2026 | 9to5Google. DMail is a Chrome addon that puts a tether on …

Gmail

Remotely Hacking a Car While It's Driving

This is a big deal. Hackers can remotely hack the Uconnect system in cars just by knowing the car's IP address. They can disable the brakes, turn on …

Jeep

Federal Appeals Court Says Doc Review Is NOT Real Legal Work

The gravamen of [David] Lola’s complaint is that he performed document review under such tight constraints that he exercised no legal judgment

Logikcull Calls eDiscovery "A Stain" on the Legal System

My friend Andy Wilson, the CEO of Logikcull, is certainly blunt. I guess this is to be expected from a man whose sartorial splendor generally …

Legal System

Feds Have Always Claimed Technology Let Terrorists Hide

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I needed to go back to fix something way back from the early, early days of this blog, and I saw a headline that blew me …

Security

The Importance of a Cooperative Discovery Process

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In a previous post we discussed generally the idea of a cooperative discovery …

Vendor

Pocket for iOS adds the ability to listen to articles with new text-to-speech feature

Pocket, the popular app that allows users to save articles and read them later, has received an update that adds another way to consume saved articles. Announced in a blog post, Pocket for iOS now supports Listen, the company’s popular text-to-speech feature that was previously available only on …

iOS

Great Free Program Backs Up Your Gmail To Your PC

While cloud-based email systems like Gmail are very handy, it's also sensible to keep a copy of your mailbox on your local PC for safety and …

Gmail

Malwarebytes releases Mac security software to get rid of Apple malware, adware

Malwarebytes has announced its first dedicated security download for Mac users, in response to what the firm sees as growing concerns over increased …

Security

New York City asks Google Maps to discourage left turns

Making a left turn in a bustling place like New York City can be dangerous — even deadly.

Case in point: 17 pedestrians and three bicyclists were killed in the city last year by vehicles making left-hand turns, according to WNYC data.

To help reduce the number of deaths, several NYC officials …

Google Maps

Deduplication: Why Computers See Differences in Files that Look Alike to You

An employee of an e-discovery service provider asked me to help him explain to his boss why deduplication works well for native files but frequently …

Gettysburg Address

Emerging eDiscovery Trends

The Cowen Group facilitated two thought provoking events last week in New York, focused on emerging eDiscovery trends, data management challenges, …

Digital Forensics

Why Speaking In Public Makes You Panic

Adobe Flash exploit that was leaked by Hacking Team goes wild; patch now!

Adobe Systems has updated its Flash media player to patch a vulnerability that attackers started exploiting soon after attack code leaked from the …

Security

9 tips for branding yourself to stand out in the crowd

This story is sponsored by KSL Jobs. Look forward to Monday. Find your dream job.

Imagine that you are in a job interview and the interviewer tells …

Branding

200 Free Videos To Teach You Just About Any Aspect of Computer Networking You May Want to Know

Nick Feamster is a professor at Princeton University, who teaches a course in computer networking. He's kindly created 210 videos which cover all of …

YouTube

Social Media Birthdays

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve never been able to have the traditional kid birthday party, because inevitably, people had other plans with their …

Social Media

Discount on Sandisk iXpand

Via my lovely wife and her watchful eye for things that would help me be a better traveler/techie/photographer, you can currently get $50 off a …

Travel Photography

Why We Encrypt

Encryption protects our data. It protects our data when it's sitting on our computers and in data centers, and it protects it when it's being …

Privacy

What America can Learn from E-Discovery in Australia

G’Day, mate. How ya going? That’s the customary greeting in the Land Down Under, and it encapsulates why I love coming to Australia for my annual …

Digital Forensics

Your Development Belongs to You

Yep, I’ve stated my premise in the title. Your development is yours. It doesn’t belong to your boss or your organization, it belongs to you. I’ve …

Learning

The OPM Hack is Far Worse Than Initially Thought

A new security maxim? Every big hack discovered will eventually prove to be more serious than first believed. As Wired reported, that's especially …

Security

Always Explain How Requested Information Moves a Case Forward for Proportionality

A requesting party issued a third party subpoena on the ATF for email messages created between 2000 to 2009. The Court denied the production of the …

Data Management

“App thinning” will be a major boon for 8GB and 16GB iPhones and iPads

iOS 8 wasn't kind to users of 8GB and 16GB iPhones and iPads. Its over-the-air updates required multiple gigabytes of free space, and installing it …

iPad Apps

Near-Duplicate Detection Finds Documents No One Thought Could be Found - D4

Expert consultants (inexpensively) apply analytics to find documents that would not have been found though traditional review and client saves

39 ways the American workforce is dramatically changing in 2015

Slack employees at work

2015 is a time of major change for the American workforce.

With the new crop of grads starting their jobs, this year millennials have become the dominant generation of workers.

This group of tech savvy workers, raised on social media and heaping helpings of self-esteem, aren't …

Mary Meeker

Microsoft Buying Wunderlist

It always makes me a bit nervous when one of the Online Services That Help Me Keep Life Straight gets gobbled up, excuse me, “acquired”, by one of …