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Drowning in Weak Encryption

4.3.2016 by Jenn Granger

There’s a new vulnerability knocking about and it affects the very internet traffic that’s meant to be the most secure, which is always what you want to hear. It’s called Drown and with all the encryption issues between Apple and the FBI it’s pretty topical too. Here’s what you need to know. Security researchers from public universities, Google and open source groups have figured out a way to compromise some of the ‘secure’ traffic nipping around the internet. The vulnerability is a knock-back from government ‘backdoors’ that were implemented in encrypted traffic back in the day (sound familiar?) and it’s…

Online Payments: New Security Changes

3.3.2016 by Guest

In June of this year, the payments sector will face some major changes that all businesses need to be aware of. First Capital Cashflow, one of the UK’s leading providers of bespoke Bacs processing services that incorporate Direct Debits, shares insights…

Important Information If Your Site Takes Payments Online

19.3.2015 by Jenn Granger

Sec Pay, the API provider for the popular Pay Point payment gateway service has announced that after April 1st this year it will only support TLS v1.2. This is important for anyone still using Windows Server 2003 / Server 2008…