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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?

Icebergs and Security Predictions

Posted by David Harley on December 22, 2015

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It’s traditional at this time of year for security researchers to risk their credibility by offering their predictions as to what will happen in information security in the next 12 months. Usually in multiples of ten. Or at least the unhidden one-tenth of the researcher iceberg spending enough time in the public eye to attract the attention of […]

Counting Malware & Running Out of Fingers

Posted by David Harley on December 15, 2015

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Is there less new malware, or are we being encouraged by marketing to mistake counting malware regardless of classification as a way of choosing a product?

Cyberchoices and the Price of Expertise

Posted by David Harley on December 8, 2015

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Cyberchoices: why turn to crime when security consultancy pays so well?

Terrorist Attacks, Hoaxes and Malware

Posted by David Harley on December 4, 2015

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Hoaxes about terrorist attacks in the UK: just hoaxes, or delivering malware?

Tech Support Scams: a Beginner’s Guide

Posted by David Harley on November 26, 2015

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Support scams are changing: what do everyday computer users need to know to lessen the risk of being scammed?

Windows – still here despite the breakages

Posted by David Harley on November 20, 2015

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Windows 1.0 – the start of an oddity. Sorry, odyssey. Something gained, something lost.