Monthly Archives: June 2013

iOS Hotspot password insecurity

When you enable the Personal Hotspot feature on your iPhone, iOS will generate a password on your behalf. It’s convenient, but it’s not very secure – because the password uses a short English word with a couple of numbers added … Continue reading

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Cleaning Off Malware

Once a machine has been infected with some form of malware, of the most urgent steps is to disinfect that machine so it can be put back to use. Safely. Unfortunately this is not as easy as it may well … Continue reading

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It keeps happening…

A laptop containing the personal information and bank account details of thousands of people and businesses has been stolen from Glasgow City Council.   It was one of two laptops stolen during a break-in at the council offices in Cochrane Street … Continue reading

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