Like it or not, the so called Internet of Things is here, and it's only just beginning. You can now buy Internet-connected versions of many major household appliances including your kettle, refrigerator, smoke alarm, thermostat and (if you've got the money to spare) systems for controlling your entire house. (more…)
Apple announced an interesting feature they are adding to the latest version of OS X and iOS at their World Wide Developer Conference this year: iCloud Keychain. Now that iOS 7 is out, I thought I would give you my opinion as to why you should probably not use it.
Edit (19/09/2013 13:01): iCloud Keychain is currently not present in iOS 7 - with the iOS 7 homepage simply stating 'Coming Soon' next to the feature details. (more…)
Towards the end of last week, I was made aware that some websites hosted on a server operated by one of my clients had been hacked. The initial compromise targeted just the websites running PHP, replacing all .php files with code to re-direct visitors to a website hosting malicious code, thus causing Google to flag the sites as harmful. (more…)
Penetration Testing is often sold as the mechanism to highlight when security doesn't work. By contrast, it can also serve to highlight when it does. (more…)