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 reasons mainly: I very rarely use webmail. Maybe I’m just showing my internet age, but the majority of my…

Journalists: do not use Hotmail

Microsoft accesses a blogger’s e-mail without permission to track the source of a leak: One of the revelations in this week’s case of a Microsoft worker who leaked pre-release Windows 8 software was that Microsoft accessed the Hotmail…

When the FT got hacked

Disarming honesty – and useful experience – from Andrew Betts at FT Labs: About 10 days ago, the hacker or hackers calling themselves the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) carried out a very targeted cyberattack against the FT. We’re not the first…

Twitter Hacked - passwords compromised

Well, that was something to wake up to… Twitter has indeed been hacked, with 250,000 accounts exposed, mine amongst them. This week, we detected unusual access patterns that led to us identifying unauthorized access attempts to Twitter user data.…