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Firstly, I never thought I’d be writing a post with a title like this. And yet, here I am. Recently, news broke that a large number of (female) celebrities have had online accounts hacked and naked pictures they had taken …

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I’m a little late to the party blogging about this – mainly because I was busy installing patches on all my servers yesterday. So, chances are you may have read other, more detailed posts than this one already. What’s it …

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In a number of conversations I’ve had with clients recently, the topic of online safety has come up, particularly in regard to the availability of free Wi-Fi hotspots. Whilst there are some advanced techniques that the paranoid or highly technical …

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A number of people have reported that candidates in the forthcoming Federal Election are enclosing postal vote applications in mail outs to households. This is perfectly legal, and is a great help to some people, I’m sure – but as …

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Recently, a number of high profile organisations (such as LinkedIn, eHarmony, Last.fm, Formspring and others) have reported that their username and password lists have been leaked online. Aside from the normal security risks this has, it also underscores the risks …

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There’s been reports in the last week or so, particularly from the U.S., where job applicants have been asked to provide their Facebook or other social media passwords to prospective employers. My recommendation to all my clients, as with any …

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