How I pwned an ex-CISO and the Smashing Security Podcast

Disclaimer, this was a bit of fun with consent. But there are some worthwhile things to bear in mind. If you're predictable, then criminals can take advantage of that. If someone knows what your pattern is to set passwords e.g. FacebookPassword1, TwitterPassword1, then you can easily guess what your other passwords are. Similarly, if you … Continue reading How I pwned an ex-CISO and the Smashing Security Podcast

Leaving WhatsApp – Treating the Symptom, Not the Cause

A few months ago, many people were riled up over the proposed updates to WhatsApp terms and conditions.  The popular messaging service which was acquired by Facebook in 2014 for $16bn, was apparently updating its Ts and Cs which users had to either accept or choose to leave.  While the whole thing seems to have … Continue reading Leaving WhatsApp – Treating the Symptom, Not the Cause