Crime

Blog posts related to crime against small businesses and the precautions SMEs can take to secure their business and premises.

Sensitive information breaches

A company called Orthus decided to share with me the results of 100,000 hours of spying on users in different organisations. The statistics were a by-product of the company’s service which …

By | 29th September 2008 at 3:49 pm | Read more ...

Is your data safe on US visits?

Over the weekend, I was invited to attend the Office 2.0 conference in San Francisco (Sep 3-5). It would require a degree of diary shuffling and careful planning to justify my …

By | 11th August 2008 at 3:37 pm | Read more ...

LinkedIn: an espionage tool?

I have no idea why Aladdin Knowledge Systems decided to attack LinkedIn, the business networking giant. A company which was valued last week at just over a billion dollars. Perhaps Aladdin …

By | 23rd June 2008 at 4:47 pm | Read more ...

Greynets: is social software making you vulnerable?

A visit with FaceTime introduced me to the term ‘greynet’. Since it’s been knocking around for donkey’s years, I should have known about it. But I didn’t. And so, I figured, …

By | 9th June 2008 at 8:54 am | Read more ...

Thumbs down for thumb drives?

You know those diddly little memory drives (variously called thumbdrives, USB drives, Flash drives or memory sticks) that plug into the USB port of a computer? Ever thought about how dangerous …

By | 14th April 2008 at 10:44 am | Read more ...

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