Tag Archives: security

We Still See Security Through a Lens, Darkly

My latest BBC column was at the end of the year, as I only seem to manage 3 weeks out of 4 at the moment because of the pressure of other things.  It’s about contact lens displays and our inability … Continue reading

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Stop. Look. Change your Password

[I’ve been neglecting this space for the last few weeks… this was published on the BBC News site on October 9] If you use a web-based email service then here’s a public service announcement. Tufty the Squirrel says ‘Change your … Continue reading

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Being Open About Secrecy

[As ever, you can read this on the BBC News website too] It must be tricky to be an advocate of transparency when your job involves selling serious encryption tools to government departments, large and small companies, hospitals and people … Continue reading

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Don’t have nightmares

[As ever you can read this on the BBC News website. Or on any of the spamblogs that rip off my copy and use it as linkbait.] Anyone concerned about the security of their computers and the data held on … Continue reading

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My del.icio.us bookmarks for July 23rd through July 30th

Here’s what I tagged on del.icio.us between July 23rd and July 30th: Web curbs for Olympic journalists – What a surprise… Plenty of Blame to Go Around in Yahoo Music Shutdown – Ed Felten knows who to blame, and I … Continue reading

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Shouting ‘bug’ on a crowded Internet…

[As ever you can read this on the BBC News website, and it’s also on CircleID] In the last few weeks we’ve seen two very different approaches to the full disclosure of security flaws in large-scale computer systems. Problems in … Continue reading

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My del.icio.us bookmarks for July 13th through July 17th

Here’s what I tagged on del.icio.us between July 13th and July 17th: iPhone problems – how carphone warehouse took my iphone & ruined my credit rating Mac vs PC – YouTube – Mac vs. PC – Halo Style Android – … Continue reading

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My del.icio.us bookmarks for July 10th through July 11th

Here’s what I tagged on del.icio.us between July 10th and July 11th: Lose Your Wikipedia Crutch: 100 Places to Go for Good Answers Online – Distance Degrees.com – Useful list of places to look BBC NEWS | Politics | Voters' … Continue reading

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My del.icio.us bookmarks for July 4th through July 5th

Here’s what I tagged on del.icio.us between July 4th and July 5th: Folke Koebberling and Martin Kaltwasser- Amphis at Wysing Arts Centre – Worth a visit Slashdot | Working Towards an Eco-Friendly Fireworks Display – Heavy metals, toxic chemicals, pretty … Continue reading

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I saw this…

Here’s what I’ve tagged on del.icio.us on %date%: Detecting SSH tunnels « coderrr – more detail here Slashdot | Encrypted Traffic No Longer Safe From Throttling – bugger. but another reason why traffic analysis should be as closely regulated as … Continue reading

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