security

Aug
20
Hacking your phone to hack your Instagram

Hacking your phone to hack your Instagram

How - and why - do people hack social media accounts?
1 min read
Jun
08
It's General Election Day 2017 - please vote

It's General Election Day 2017 - please vote

Here’s a photo of me trying to do a serious electoral face, and ending up just looking worried. But
1 min read
Jan
09
WikiLeaks Task Force doxing concerns: is Twitter verification making you a target?

WikiLeaks Task Force doxing concerns: is Twitter verification making you a target?

Remember when I was amused by Twitter deciding that I’m not a journalist or in the media? Well, now
1 min read
Aug
25

Journalists: update your iOS devices now

Today’s security update for Apple’s iOS devices is a serious one: One of the world’s most evasive
Aug
24

Journalists under personal cyberattack

CNN is reporting that there have been cyberattacks targeted at major newspaper journalists: Hackers thought to be working for Russian
Oct
28

Misreporting the TalkTalk hacking

Tom Morris does an excellent job of highlighting the flaws in the reporting of the TalkTalk hack: What’s curious
1 min read
Dec
10
LeWeb: Tim Berners-Lee and the societal impact of the web

LeWeb: Tim Berners-Lee and the societal impact of the web

The inventor of the web has some serious concerns about its future — and some amazing tales about its past.
5 min read
Jul
16

Morning Coffee Reading 16/7/14

Four good reads that I think are worth your coffee time this morning: Looking for a job in journalism? Kevin
1 min read
Jun
24

This guy analysed what data Buzzfeed is collecting about you - and you won't believe what he found…

Dan Barker’s been poking at the tracking javascript on Buzzfeed, and found some very interesting data being captured from
Jun
11

Saying Goodbye to Gmail

Last night I switched the e-mail hosting provider behind @onemanandhisblog.com from Gmail to Hover’s e-mail service. Why? Two
1 min read