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Undermining security and weakening Android

I have Amazon Prime, I quite like their shows, and whenever I have some time to kill I’ll watch an episode or 3. A couple of weeks ago, I thought it would be a good idea to install the official Amazon video app on my android device, so that I could download episodes and watch […]

Ransomware uses

via IFTTT Someone asked me if there are any unusual or legitimate uses for ransomware. If you break down what ransomware is, it’s just encryption. But it’s more like “surprise” encryption where someone else does the encryption, and keeps the key. So, I present five unorthodox ways to use ransomware in this video. However, if […]

New CEO leading the Bugcrowd

Bugcrowd has announced a new CEO, Ashish Gupta to take the helm from founder Casey Ellis, who has stepped aside to assume the role of Chairman and CTO of the firm he founded five years ago in 2012. The move shows a level of maturity on behalf of the company, and indeed Ellis. Startup founders […]

Hacking Conference Shirts

T-shirts are among the most popular giveaways at security conferences. They’re great, practical, and serve as walking advertisements. But if you go to enough conferences, you’ll usually find yourself accumulating far too many shirts. There are only so many shirts you can use to wear when working out, or doing DIY projects, or as rags […]

Digital Cemetery and the Myspace vulnerability

via IFTTT Recently, security researcher Leigh-Anne Galloway (@L_AGalloway) found a vulnerability on Myspace, my first thought was amazement that Myspace still existed. It’s one of the sites that seems to have been lost in the digital abyss, like tears in the rain. The details of the vulnerability (which appears to have been fixed now) can […]

BBC Click and Tweetchats

Spent a day with the BBC, and hosted a tweetchat. Just an ordinary day, no biggie.Link to the tweetchat moment: GDPR tweetchat Tweetchat blog isn’t about, but keep your eye on http://ift.tt/1s8wHrF for info

RANT, Steelcon, and that shirt!

One man, two conferences, three days. The conferences http://ift.tt/29JwqL2 http://ift.tt/2uc7aIJ My band, Host Unknown hostunknown.tv