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The Hackers Working for the Forces of Good

2.6.2015 by Jenn Granger

You may not have heard of them, but ‘White Hat’ hackers battle the forces of cyber darkness to save our online mortal souls (aka our data) on a daily basis. It may just sound like someone wants to be the…

The Recipe for a Safer Site

13.5.2015 by Jenn Granger

The website of celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is probably wishing for a sprinkle more security on his website right now, after being hit a whopping three times in four months by malware attacks. Whilst it’s a worrying situation that security teams…

Debugging Ourselves

13.4.2015 by Jenn Granger

In yet another example of politically-motivated cyber crime, French TV network TV5Monde was taken over by attackers claiming to be from Isis last week, leading the French Culture Minister to call for members of the French media to come together…

What Could Be Costing you £100,000 an Hour

2.4.2015 by Jenn Granger

There are lots of frustrating ways to lose money. It falls out of your pocket, an investment goes bad, or you just pay above the odds for something you really want. The most frustrating ways though, are those that are…

A Headline Hack-trick

31.3.2015 by Jenn Granger

One high profile cyber attack is bad enough, but three close together becomes a terrifying reminder of how rapidly threats are moving online. Three new cyber attacks have hit the headlines this week; and all three have taken away some useful security tips…

Don’t Freak Out…Yet

4.3.2015 by Jenn Granger

A new flaw – dubbed FREAK (possibly the best security scare nickname yet) – is affecting a heck-tonne of Apple and Google users (including about a third of encrypted websites at last count). If you’re using one of the affected…

Caught In A (Ransom)Web

5.2.2015 by Jenn Granger

As if Ransomware - the virus that locks you out of your computer until you pay a ‘ransom’ - wasn’t bad enough, now RansomWeb has come along and taken the threat onto the old World Wide Web now too. Find…

What Is Penetration Testing?

23.7.2014 by Jenn Granger

Penetration testing – also known as pen testing or ethical hacking - may seem a bit of a weird concept; after all, we get enough threats from the outside world, why should we hack ourselves? But there’s a method to our madness,…