How To Catch A Cybercriminal: Tales From The Digital Forensics Lab

Many people ask me about what it was like working for law enforcement. More often than not, however, they are actually enquiring about how computer crime is truly investigated. Whether it’s questions about how accurately it is portrayed on TV, the constraints felt by the police, the associated myths, or about how to find closely … More How To Catch A Cybercriminal: Tales From The Digital Forensics Lab

You’d better change your birthday – hackers may know your PIN

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

Why you should choose a pseudonym at Starbucks

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