This week, the massive online job site Monster.com released a security notice that their database had been hacked, potentially releasing the personal details of millions of registered users. This isn't the first time this has happened, and I'm sure it won't be the last. Leave aside the fact that Monster don't seem to be encrypting … Continue reading Monster Password Issues
In just a few hours time, after what's been the longest, most expensive, and perhaps most exciting presidential election ever, we'll know who is going to be the 44th President of the United States. Being a political news junkie, I've been following the race fairly closely for the last 18 months, and, like pretty much … Continue reading The End of Darkness?
The UK Cabinet Office has now made public information from the previously classified UK National Risk Register. This is available at http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/reports/national_risk_register.aspx. This seems to backup what many scientists have been saying. The greatest risk to the UK is not terrorism, or even global warming. It's an Influenza Pandemic.
Google is facing a tough time when it comes to privacy. Only 2 days ago Google lost a court case with Viacom (the parent company of MTV and Paramount Pictures) where the judge ruled that they must hand over the log files detailing everyone who has ever accessed a YouTube video. This ruling could set … Continue reading Google Street View
Who would be a football manager? It seems that coming second in the Premier League and making the final of the Champions League (something Mourinho didn't manage for Chelsea) isn't good enough if you're a manager for a club that's owned by a billionaire. Sadly, it looks like the top clubs in the EPL are … Continue reading Grant is Gone