Why securing social media matters

16:52 01 May in attack, hack, social media by robp

There have been numerous high profile breaches of twitter accounts recently. Most significant was the fake tweet from the Associated Press twitter account about a bomb in the White House, which resulted in a blip in US stock market prices. Other noteworthy victims were CBS, NPR, both...

What is a cyber attack?

11:02 23 March in attack, Cyber security, Espionage by robp

The phrase cyber attack gets used a lot, in a lot of different contexts. Any bad thing done over the internet is generally characterised by the media as a cyber attack. But does the phrase really mean anything? This week South Korea was under cyber attack...