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Bug Collusion

Why do multiple independent researchers find the same bug at the same time? Multiple teams identified Meltdown and Spectre at the same time. How did that happen? A twenty year old flaw suddenly becomes “interesting “?

Large Ransomware attack hits NHS

This will be a story to watch in the commons days as multiple NHS Trusts are reported as closing their doors and shutting IT systems down due to a malware attack. Nurse and doctors are being plagued by a wholly different threat than the usual biological bugs, viruses and so forth.

After Life: Digital

With the passing of a friend or loved one it becomes hard to imaging life without them. But with a “footprint” stamped across your digital life perhaps none of us are really lost any more?

Three Technologies to improve security online

The sad thing is, these aren’t in your control.

Facebook Scams continue

Just a quick warning. Please always take a closer look at any competition or freebie or such that you come across. Almost all are scams and you may be opening up yourself, your friends and family to fraud or abuse.  Most redirect you to sites designed to convince you to give away information about yourself … Continue reading