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Back-to-school advice

Posted by David Harley on August 23, 2014

I apologize in advance: I don’t intend to pack my occasional posts here with references to my colleagues at ESET, and I’m sure there’s good advice on similar topics around from other bloggers, but for obvious reasons, I tend to see a lot of the writing they produce even before it’s published, whereas there are […]

Security Certificate #FAIL: No FT, No Comment

Posted by David Harley on July 25, 2014

The Financial Times is running a Cyber Security Conference, but maybe it should be more scrupulous about its own website security practices.

Support Scams and Developer Data Harvesting: is there a Connection?

Posted by David Harley on June 23, 2014

Richard Hay tells us that a cold-caller ostensibly from the DVLUP programme may actually be hoping to harvest some sensitive personal data. Is this human trojan horse from the same stable as tech support scams?

Antipodean iOS ransomware

Posted by David Harley on May 28, 2014

Wherever you live, now is the time to take advantage of Apple’s 2FA for Apple ID credentials.

Hello, ITsecurity

Posted by David Harley on May 24, 2014

Hello. I’m David Harley, a veteran independent researcher and commentator with around twenty-five years involvement in the security industry (mostly as a corporate customer, but since 2006 as a researcher within the industry), with a particular interest in malware management and technology. It’s unlikely that I’ll restrict myself to talking about that, though. I currently […]