Peeping Tom @ Google?

Google Street View debuted almost four months ago, and has already landed in legal trouble. Though really, there shouldn’t be much surprise that taking pictures of people without their permission has raised some major privacy concerns. Google has already dealt with some of them by implementing a a system so that images can get flagged […]

12 embarrassing photos that got online

By Mark O’Neill Contributing Writer, [GAS] MSN has a rather amusing feature about 12 photos that managed to find their way online and subsequently get the subjects into hot water.   They range from the Apple Macs on the Microsoft campus which led to the Microsoft employee getting fired to the guy who pled a family […]

Study shows most cyberattacks are US-based

By Mark O’Neill Contributing Writer, [GAS] Whenever people hear of cyberattacks and hackers, they automatically assume that these attacks come from China, Russia or another country in that area of the world.   But a study by security firm SecureWorks has shown that the vast majority of cyberattacks come from the United States with China coming […]

Don’t Believe Everything You Read

by Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] What do United Airlines, War of the Worlds, and the upcoming “massively-multiplayer forecasting game” Superstruct have in common? According to one of the game’s designers at the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, more than you might think. When I was in high school in the nineties, a friend […]