You’ve likely seen a list of top 25 passwords that get reused time and time again – “password” is a usual suspect – but what about phone PIN numbers? How unique are the PIN codes that we choose to stop cybercriminals from getting into our phones and their eyes onto our most precious accounts? People … More You’d better change your birthday – hackers may know your PIN
When Starbucks introduced personalising the coffee shop experience by writing their customer’s names on their coffee cups people felt violated. Why on earth would a coffee chain want to know your name? Once coffee drinkers came round to the idea that the baristas were demanding their names, then began a wave of uproar across social media … More Why you should choose a pseudonym at Starbucks
In my days when I worked for the police, we would constantly try and profile criminals because it made our investigations easier. We would even regularly use specialist criminal profilers and psychologists to help with slow cases in order to gather clues from the unknown, which at the very least would indicate a direction in … More What Makes A Cyber Criminal
When you work in IT and you’re at a dinner party and somebody asks, ‘What do you do?’ you can usually see the blood run from their face as they’re like, “Oh my God, why me? My one night out this week! Why did I ask?!” However, recently, I was invited to a dinner party … More Is Cyber Insurance Ethical?
What would a hacker want from a mobile and why security measures are so important. As you pat down all your pockets and recheck your bag 3 times looking for your phone it can be a horrible thought that you have actually in fact misplaced your phone. A rush of questions fire through your head. … More What Does a Hacker Do With Your Phone?