Security flaws in Apple’s Face ID are already being reported—masks being used to unlock phones and the inability to distinguish between close blood relatives. I don’t think this has surprised anyone involved in IT security. Last week a wife discovered her husband had been cheating on her after she unlocked his phone using his fingerprint […]
Scott Adams being depressingly insightful on project planning.
As part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month Learning Tree have re-purposed two of my security-related articles—one as an info-article and the other as an infographic. The info-article is on the problems with biometric security and the infographic is a summary of ten Internet of Things (IoT) vulnerabilities. The original biometric security and IoT vulnerabilities […]
Microsoft has said that the recent wave of cyber attacks that has hit 150 countries should be treated by governments as a “wake-up” call. Security experts have constantly warned intelligence agencies about the risks of weakening security to make it easier to undertake surveillance. As UK hospitals are plunged into chaos we can see the […]
Leo Laporte and guests discuss social media profiling in the latest TWiT podcast. They describe credit ratings in China that are formed not just from financial data, but also social networking activities. According to the podcast these scores have already been used deny train travel to 7m people. As Laporte says, “It’s out of Black […]