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Patches (and Vulnerabilities, and Exploits)

Posted by David Harley on April 7, 2016

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Exploits, vulnerabilities, why patches really do matter, and thoughts on how to live with them.

Virus hoaxes still thrive while ‘Sonia disowns Rahul’

Posted by David Harley on March 21, 2016

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Sonia may have disowned Rahul, but virus hoaxes are still with us, though nowadays more often found in social media than in email.

Buzzwords and Booth Bunnies

Posted by David Harley on March 3, 2016

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RSA: looking for ideas that are really going to make a difference, rather than old ideas disguised as new buzzwords?

Internet of Things? *All I want is a proper cup of coffee…

Posted by David Harley on March 3, 2016

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Does everything have to be attached to the Internet of Things?

San Bernardino: what does the security industry think?

Posted by David Harley on February 19, 2016

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While Apple’s head is above the parapet over the San Bernardino forensic issue, the security industry (mostly) offers subdued support.

Malicious Photocopier: not the Internet of Things

Posted by David Harley on February 2, 2016

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If your photocopier is sending you Word docs by email, think twice before opening.

Wipro Wipeout? Call Centres and Scams

Posted by David Harley on January 29, 2016

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Arrests of call centre staff and some scam call variations cause TalkTalk to reconsider its relationship with Wipro.

Predictable Predictions and IoT

Posted by David Harley on January 22, 2016

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Should you worry about IoT security quite so much as the media suggest?

The Hippocratic Oath and the Internet of Things

Posted by David Harley on January 20, 2016

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A modern Hippocratic Oath that takes seriously the security implications when the Internet of Things meets medical technology.

Tech Support Scams: is Dell Compromised?

Posted by David Harley on January 7, 2016

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How come tech support scammers claiming to be from Dell have so much information about the Dell customers they’re calling?