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Bank scams by phone

UserFriendly has 2 fabulous comic strips on Bank scams by phone (the kind where someone phones you up and pretends to be your bank in order to get secure information by asking you to “confirm” some details) Cartoon 1, Cartoon … Continue reading

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Installing/Updating WordPress with Subversion

So, as there is a new version of WordPress (2.5.1) which has some serious security fixes, I thought I would move my blog to running from svn. This doesnt mean I am running bleeding edge code, it just means updating … Continue reading

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Fingerprint secured USB memory sticks

When I first heard about these, I thought “what a great idea”. Then, almost immediately, I wondered if they were really secure or if it was a gimmick and the security was in fact rubbish – Well, I know now… … Continue reading

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