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 […]

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

The Ransomware Song

It’s a parody deliberately intended to be as bad as possible as a form of artistic expression depicting the state of security in the world today set against the backdrop of the rise of ransomware. Seeking to answer the mysteries of humans, life, and the universe.

Why hacking will increase

A theory based on macroeconomic factors. Clearly, bad people that want to do bad things will always find a way.

Not talking about Petya

Definitely not talking about Petya http://ift.tt/2sllLfX

$1m Ransomware

If you were asked to pay a million dollars to get your files back… would you?

Things I learnt from Wolf

If you don’t know Wolf Goerlich, you should check out his youtube channel. He started less than 2 years ago making short security videos during his commute to work. Youtube.com/user/jwgoerlich This method of utilising his commute time for something practical, coupled with his consistency has allowed him to build up a large collection of, well […]