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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.

Stuxnet: Sprinting for the Finnish

Posted by David Harley on November 20, 2015

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Who would expect a flippant ‘conspiracy theory’ to survive so long? I just hope it isn’t going to morph into a hoax.

Facing Up to Facebook

Posted by David Harley on November 12, 2015

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Not a Facebook user? Don’t be so sure: there’s logging in, and there’s an ‘untrusted login’. Apparently.

Support Scams: Talos Takes Note

Posted by David Harley on November 6, 2015

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A blog article by Talos on support scams is a useful addition to the body of work on such scams and scammers that already exists.

Team Cymru’s View on Hello Barbie

Posted by David Harley on November 5, 2015

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Team Cymru’s take on the Hello Barbie story