A number of attacks on high profile individuals that have made the news recently are of a social nature more so than a vulnerability in a certain software’s code. Mat Honan perhaps
The other day I was having a quick look through my Gmail spam folder and a particular email caught my eye. “Your NatWest CreditCard Online Statement is Ready Online”. Gmail warned me about
Everything requires a password. A long time ago it bugged me that I couldn’t think of something secure so I visited a web page that randomly generated passwords for you and I used the same 8 character password ever since, it contained 1 number and 7 letters one of which was uppercase.
If there’s one thing I seem to be obsessed with lately and that’s security. I’ve never had any of my accounts hacked but that doesn’t stop me. It happens all the time though and working in IT I should know how to prevent it.