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For 2023, which tech tools might help your firm flourish?

Via LLRXFor 2023, which tech tools might help your firm flourish?Nicole L. Black’s actionable checklist begins with an end of year review of your law firm’s achievements and challenges to determine issues and new requirements moving forward. The review will include conducting an audit of your workflow and technology to identify process gaps and ensure efficiency and profitability in the new year. When the audit is completed, identify and implement technologies and service providers that will bridge the gaps identified and establish the foundation for success.

These file types are the ones most commonly used by hackers to hide their malware

ZDNET: “…ZIP and RAR files have overtaken Office documents as the file most commonly used by cyber criminals to deliver malware, according to an analysis of real-world cyber attacks and data collected from millions of PCs.  The research, based on customer data by HP Wolf Security, found in the period between July and September this… Continue Reading

Border Researchers Now Can Use 65+ Open-licensed Images of Surveillance Tech

EFF – “From Camera Towers to Spy Blimps, Border Researchers Now Can Use 65+ Open-licensed Images of Surveillance Tech from EFF – The U.S.-Mexico border is one of the most politicized technological spaces in the country, with leaders in both political parties supporting massive spending on border security and the so-called “Virtual Wall.” Yet we… Continue Reading

Which Technology Is the Best Fit for Your Law Firm?

Law Technology Today: “In this article, we’ll explore how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected law firm technology decisions, share essential steps to take and questions to ask when evaluating technology for attorneys, and discuss what all the best legal tech solutions have in common. Technology is an integral part of every attorney’s day-to-day—from trial lawyers… Continue Reading

Why It Is Time for the Legal Sector to Mind Its Language

Artificial Lawyer – By Sam Grange, Senior Knowledge Engineer, iManage. “Standards and structure matter a lot. This article is composed of words that combine to form sentences, which can be grouped to form a paragraph. According to widely accepted conventions, these and other linguistic devices provide meaning and clues as to what is being said… Continue Reading

A Peek Inside the FBI’s Unprecedented January 6 Geofence Dragnet

Wired – “The FBI’s biggest-ever investigation included the biggest-ever haul of phones from controversial geofence warrants, court records show. A filing in the case of one of the January 6 suspects, David Rhine, shows that Google initially identified 5,723 devices as being in or near the US Capitol during the riot. Only around 900 people… Continue Reading

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, November 26, 2022

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, November 26, 2022 – Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the… Continue Reading

Tax filing websites have been sending users’ financial information to Facebook

The Verge co-published with The Markup: “Major tax filing services such as H&R Block, TaxAct, and TaxSlayer have been quietly transmitting sensitive financial information to Facebook when Americans file their taxes online, The Markup has learned. The data, sent through widely used code called the Meta Pixel, includes not only information like names and email… Continue Reading

Colorado Springs Shooting Suspect Had History of Domestic Violence

Follow up to previous posting, Red flag laws and the Colorado LGBTQ club shooting – questions over whether state’s protection order could have prevented tragedy – See Weaponized – Why are we still ignoring this crucial red flag? Caroline Orr Bueno“…The failure to bring forth charges and the lack of public records meant that Aldrich… Continue Reading

Apple Device Analytics Contain Identifying iCloud User Data, Claim Security Researchers

From the, “There is really no privacy on every technology, application and device you use,” via BeauHD: “A new analysis has claimed that Apple’s device analytics contain information that can directly link information about how a device is used, its performance, features, and more, directly to a specific user, despite Apple’s claims otherwise. MacRumors reports:… Continue Reading

What Are the Pros and Cons of Data Redundancy?

MakeUseOf: “Data redundancy is like a two-edged sword. On the one hand, it can enhance your application; on the other hand, it can distort it. This raises concerns about implementing data redundancy in database management. Understanding data redundancy helps you maximize its benefits and mitigate its risks for healthy database management, which is why you… Continue Reading

EFF’s Atlas of Surveillance Database Now Documents 10,000+ Police Tech Programs

EFF: “This week, EFF’s Atlas of Surveillance project hit a bittersweet milestone. With this project, we are creating a searchable and mappable repository of which law enforcement agencies in the U.S. use surveillance technologies such as body-worn cameras, drones, automated license plate readers, and face recognition. It’s one of the most ambitious projects we’ve ever… Continue Reading