WASHINGTON, D.C. – A unanimous Supreme Court says police may not generally search the cellphones of people they arrest without first getting search warrants.
What next for eavesdropping law in Illinois?
The Illinois Supreme Court struck down the law that criminalized recording of conversations without all parties’ consent. What will replace it, and when? Illinois is without an eavesdropping law. In two opinions issued by the Illinois Supreme Court on March 20, the justices held that the law, which criminalized the recording of conversations without all […]
Illinois eavesdropping law is one of the strictest in the nation deeming it illegal to audio record anyone without their consent. However that has changed as the Illinois Supreme Court decides to strike down on this strict law. Read about it here and read about a case involving Annabel Melongo who spent time in Cook County Jail […]
Could a cyber attack have brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370?
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, a Boeing 777 with 239 passengers and crew on board, departed Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia on 8 March at 12:21am local time en route to Beijing. At around 01:05am, in clear weather just off the coast of Vietnam, it disappeared without a trace. As multinational rescue crews scramble to find any […]
Illinois hacking competition draws cybersecurity sleuths of tomorrow
Computer programming has long been a hobby of Iraq War veteran Eric Kelly, but it wasn’t until this past weekend at a hacking competition that he realized how good he was. “It was more of a confirmation: ‘You can do this, buddy,’” said Kelly, who wants to pursue a career in cybersecurity after placing 11th […]