“Don’t Connect Your Phone to Rental Car” mentioned on CBS-Detroit Newsradio 850 Feldman Report

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My article, “Don’t Connect Your Phone to Rental Cars” explained how rental cars (and your leased car!) can collect data from your smartphone which creates a vulnerability when the next driver takes the car.

The original post was a Business Advocate post at McDonald Hopkins.com, here.  It was also cross-posted on LinkedIn, where it garnered nearly 30k hits.

The Feldman Report on CBS Radio – Detroit also picked up the story and mentioned the article.

You can hear the Feldman Report discussing the issue, and the article, here, in their piece, “Hooking your smart phone up to your rental car – why its a bad idea.”

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Christopher Hopkins Discusses Cybersecurity & Technology for Lawyers At Law Firm Leaders Summit

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Florida Wiretap Act — Reasonable Expectation of Privacy in Someone Else’s House? (Smiley v. Florida)

Corey Smiley was at someone else’s home with an invitation when the discussion turned argumentative, and the other person “began recording the argument on her cell phone… position[ing] the phone in front of Smiley’s face… Smiley questions her about the recording and grabs the phone…” He later was arrested and …

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Christopher Hopkins Presents Keynote Cybersecurity Presentation at Florida Dispute Resolution Conference

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