Autumn: the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, not to mention a couple of excellent security conferences. Virus Bulletin and AVAR make a very tasty Conference Pair.
Given the ‘nightmare’ that is password management, is Microsoft right to say that it’s sometimes OK to re-use the same memorable password on several sites?
The US is still perceived as a hotspot for card fraud: what difference will the ongoing roll-out of Chip & Signature EMV make?
An article for Virus Bulletin by David Harley reviews two eBooks offering security advice to consumers.
When parents post photographs and information about their children to social media, what are the privacy implications for those children when they’re grown? What happens on the internet tends to stay on the internet, and not necessarily in a good way.
Will the future be a murderous game of ‘smart device’ Cluedo, where Colonel Mustard meets his death at the hands of a Wi-Fi pacemaker, and Miss Scarlett is consumed in a Smart Home-ignited blaze. Not likely, says David Harley – where’s the profit motive?
As Mac malware increases in prevalence, testing security software that supplements OS X internal security gets more important and more difficult.
Yet another innovative tech support scam, using Netflix phishing to get remote access to the victim’s system.
It’s not just fake tech support: call centre cold-callers are operating various kinds of insurance scams, too.
Missed a phone call? The Better Business Bureau says answering international telephone fraud calls looking like US calls might cost you more than you think.