Category Spy Ware

The Global Implications of the Alleged Gemalto Hack

The February 20, 2015 article in the Technology Section of the Wall Street Journal titled Digital-Security Firm Gemalto Probes Alleged U.S., U.K. Hack raises questions regarding the safety of the global community from alleged hacking. These global, national, personal, political, and economic security concerns are precipitating a “moral climate” of mistrust “marked by a push […]

Is There a Deontological Approach to Privacy Issues?

The word deontology derives from the Greek words for duty (deon) and science (or study) of (logos). Essentially, this post will be addressing how ethics (or one’s duty of embracing that which is right) are entwined with privacy issues and their implications with today’s technological advances. The October 24, 2013, article published by CNN entitled Germany’s […]

3D Bioprinting — Is It Avante Guard Star Wars Technology, or Another Way to Transform Into Super-Beings?

Remember when Luke Skywalker lost his right hand when battling Darth Vader in Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980), or more importantly the part in the film where he walks out of the infirmary with a brand new hand in no-time flat? As I was trying to quench my thirst for academic nirvana, I came across several articles about 3D bioprinting and […]

Is It Easier for Hackers to Invade the Privacy of One’s Home Without Being Caught?

As I was researching for my presentation on privacy issues, I came across an interesting article entitled, How the FBI Found Miss Teen USA’s Webcam Spy (Anderson, 2013). Espionage tactics are infiltrating the everyday lives of so many, that even the most unsuspecting, vulnerable victims fall prey to the voracious appetites of cyber-stalking peeping-toms. I for […]