Clef have announced that they are sunsetting their secure login service, the service will cease to work on 6 June 2017. The sunsetting and closure was announced on the Clef Blog, but no reason for the decision was given. Clef was one of, if not the best, login service I had found for the many […]
You may find the URL shortening service Bit.ly not working for you this morning. It seems that there has been a security breach of some kind that has left account credentials compromised, Bitly CEO Mark Josephson writes on the Bitly blog
AOL are reporting a serious security breach of the E-mail systems. According to the AOL Blog, unauthorised access of AOL’s network and systems took place, although it doesn’t give any dates of the access.
A couple of weeks ago the Heartbleed bug in OpenSSL focused everyone on to security and passwords, remember that? yeah pretty much forgotten about now. You’ve spent time changing your passwords haven’t you?
So there has been this huge security hole found in Open SSL which means people could potentially have seen your username and password when you thought it was secure using https. Tom Scott explains the Heartbleed vulnerability very clearly here Now there has been lots & lots written about this, I’m adding to that big […]
A particularly unpleasant spam E-mail arrived this morning giving me results of my blood tests from NICE. The E-mail tells me I have low white blood cell & platelets count after a complete blood count (CBC) and they have a suspicion of cancer. It also tells me I should download and print out the CBC […]
I was checking my syslogs yesterday and I noticed a lot entries that started with the word ALERT and seemed to relate to someone or something trying to force their way in to some of my sites. Entries like: ALERT – tried to register forbidden variable ALERT – ASCII-NUL chars not allowed within request variables […]