Ask The Cyber Security Expert: Was Tesco hacked?

09:06 16 February in attack, Cyber security, hack by robp

The Cyber Security Expert is often asked if Tesco was hacked. Well, ok, not usually often, but certainly a lot in the last few days. Was Tesco hacked? From this BBC headline you'd certainly think so: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-26171130 Firstly, you now know my thoughts on using the word 'attack' to...

Cyber Sex and the City

17:48 03 June in cloud security, hack by robp

Candace Bushnell, author of Sex and the City, has had some of her new book leaked online after her Google account was compromised by a hacker known as Guccifer. Guccifer has claimed to be behind the hacking of email accounts belonging to other high profile...

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...