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Since the recent celebrity photo leak / Apple iCloud incident, many users have become more wary of the cloud and the cloud storage. The cloud can be safe a place for your data providing you take the necessary precautions to ensure that your cloud account is harder to breach. We will start with the cloud option, local cloud. Local cloud might be an option that you ...

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Nearly 6 months later and still 250,000 servers are affected by the Heartbleed vulnerability. Put the https:// url into the box on this site for a security test covering many issues… ( Heartbleed? ) https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/ The Heartbleed vulnerability does not affect Microsoft servers – just (mainly) Linux servers ie those that use “open ...

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The new Apple Pay system looks naively created to me, in terms of security, know ability and reliability. Users are expected to take a photograph of their payment cards, and enter them into the system for processing. Question – what happens if your phone falls into water, is left behind during the increasingly frustrating security departments at many airports, ...

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Recently, we had to configure a Buffalo WZR2-G300N Wireless Router for a client.  By default, the Buffalo WZR2-G300N uses the following settings: user: root pass:  blank IP:  192.168.11.1 Once logged in, we could change the settings on the Buffalo WZR2-G300N quite easily – thanks to its simple to use ...

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In recent days, intimate photographs and videos of more than 100 celebrities (including Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, and Kirsten Dunst) were leaked onto the Internet.  Supposedly, all of the people affected were iPhone and iCloud users – this has not been 100% confirmed.   Apple are saying it was just a good old fashioned phishing attack: Apple has ...

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Irish Water have just had a data leak .. no pun intended. Irish Water has apologised to over 6,300 customers ( based in Ireland ) after it sent them letters with data relating to other individuals. Irish Water informed the Data Protection Commissioner of the matter last Thursday, September 4th, in line with the commissioner’s recommended code of practice on data ...

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