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The M&M theory of PCI DSS

by Jonathan Care  |  October 10, 2018

There's a great story about Van Halen. In their contract rider they insisted that they get a bowl of M&M candy with all of the brown ones removed before the...

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Cyber-attacks to the left, ransomware to the right - we need to spend money on what?

by Jonathan Care  |  June 27, 2017

With the news that a new outbreak of malware is sweeping the globe, it turns out that many organisations are not prepared for the determined and resourced attackers that we...

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After WannaCry, what next?

by Jonathan Care  |  June 12, 2017

WannaCry (using the purloined exploit kit ETERNALBLUE) was paused, for now.  Heroic efforts from security practitioners around the world (and a congratulations to @malwaretech for finding the "kill switch" domain!)...

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After WannaCry 1.0 comes the WannaScammer

by Jonathan Care  |  May 18, 2017

I've received reports about scams like the one featured in this blog post. The scammers have cleverly reproduced the domain and email address, making it look like the email legitimately...

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3 things to do immediately in the wake of WannaCry

by Jonathan Care  |  May 15, 2017

My colleagues in IT Security have had a busy weekend. Since its discovery on Friday afternoon, the WannaCry ransomware attack has continued to spread this weekend, impacting over 10,000 organizations...

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'One Billion' affected by the Yahoo hack

by Jonathan Care  |  December 15, 2016

As reported in the news, Yahoo have been not so much popped, as exploded. I think the key points here are: Passwords as an authentication technology are rapidly becoming obsolete....

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