Overwhelming attack sets new record.

Overwhelming attack

An overwhelming attack on a customer of a US service provider a few days ago has set a new record for the sheer volume of data used in the attack. 

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Review of my 2017 predictions.

2017 Predictions

I don’t see many people who make predictions for the coming year actually come back to review what they predicted. I’m not one of those though, so here is my…

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Quad9 – Safer addressing on the internet

Quad9 Safer Addressing

I sometimes grow weary of the never ending stories of the bad guys being successful. Quad9 is a free Domain Name Service (DNS) from the good guys that should make…

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Company that makes smart Teddy Bear’s leaked data.

Evil Teddy Bear

It has just been reported that up to 800,000 people who owned a Smart Teddy bear made by Spiral Toys, under the CloudPets banner have had their account data stolen…

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The Internet of Evil Things continues to grow.

The first time I saw that picture of the Dr. Evil meme, I never thought that it might be possible for the numbers to reach those nonsensical values, but if…

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Details emerge about the huge internet attack last Friday.

Attack of the IoT devices

I’m sure you’ve all heard about the internet attack in the US last Friday, where sites such as Twitter, Amazon, Spotify, PayPal and Netflix (amongst others) were taken offline (effectively).…

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