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Apr 2011

Online Security

With the recent nightmare scenario surrounding Sony’s Playstation Network (PSN), a lot of people are concerned about online security.  Sony have admitted that personal information, including dates of birth, mother’s maiden names, addresses and credit card numbers are included in the data stolen by hackers. 

Apr 2010

Service for Burglars?!

Compare these two press reports very carefully.  The first report is the original, from the Telegraph, the second was reported subsequently by V3. The company interviewed 1,317 people – 57 ..

Nov 2007

Cancer Risk

In the news this week has been a story about cancer risk . A major reivew of scientific studies from the last five years has concluded that pretty much everyone should lose weight, not drink any alcoh..

Sep 2007

Altering iPhones

I have just been reading some of the articles about Apple disabling iPhones via a software update. The phones in question have been hacked to work on networks other than AT&T, or have had third-pa..