My Bleeding Heart

A bug has been disclosed in specific releases of the OpenSSL cryptography library which means that bad guys have been able, for some time (over 2 years), to silently extract data in memory from servers that run OpenSSL to encrypt data such as passwords, VPN tunnels etc. It appears that real life compromises may have […]

Connected Homes

It appears that our connected lives are finally beginning to catch up with us after a cyber-attack managed to recruit over 100,000 household smart devices to send out vast bouts of spam emails. What made this attack particularly unique was that over a quarter of the messages never passed through any personal computers or smartphones. […]