Shell Unshock?

A few friends have suggested that considering the domain on which I host my blog, I ought to share my thoughts on “shellshock” – the catchy name that has been given to Bash shell vulnerabilities detailed in CVE-2014-6271,  CVE-2014-6277,  CVE-2014-7169 and friends First of all I should state that as with any vulnerability, particularly one which has a potential […]

Thoughts on data theft and security

It seems not a week goes by without breaches of some sort or other affecting a large generally reputable establishment being announced. I have been on the receiving end of just such a breach during my time at Betfair. I don’t have inside knowledge to the ins and outs of each breach, but can talk […]