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The Investigatory Powers Bill Has Been Granted Royal Assent and is Now UK Law



The Investigatory Powers Bill Has Been Granted Royal Assent and is Now UK Law

We haven’t heard much lately about the Investigatory Powers Bill – dubbed the “Snooper’s Charter” by its opponents – and to be fair there’s been quite a lot on. We’ve had Brexit and its fallout, the Rio Olympics, Internet of Things botnets running wild, and now President-elect … |More

The More We All Know About IT Security the Better!



The More We All Know About IT Security the Better!



For those in the know, last Thursday evening saw the first Security Scotland MeetUp. It was organised and hosted by Stu Hirst of Skyscanner at their snazzy office in the Quartermile part of Edinburgh. I think it’s safe to say the night was a massive success … |More

Juniper Firewall Backdoor Christmas Cracker!



Juniper Firewall Backdoor Christmas Cracker!



How the heck did Juniper, the world’s second largest vendor of networking kit allow a backdoor on its enterprise firewall OS?
There are so many how, what, when and who’s to this story that it’s worth breaking it down somewhat to understand the background…

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The Latest Update on the Investigatory Powers Bill



The Latest Update on the Investigatory Powers Bill



The Investigatory Powers Bill (nicknamed the Snooper’s Charter) has been highly controversial since it was first proposed in May of this year. Numerous industries, as well as the general public, have concerns about privacy violations arising as part of the Bill; there are also moral questions … |More

Commissum and Friends at the Rugby World Cup Opener



Commissum and Friends at the Rugby World Cup Opener



We think it’s safe to say Rugby fever has certainly been caught by the nation, and Commissum is no exception! For our first home RWC in many years Commissum and friends rolled into Twickenham for the historic and epic opener. It was an excellent match with … |More

Adult Player Allows You to “Play” With Mobile Ransomware



Adult Player Allows You to “Play” With Mobile Ransomware

The Android application “Adult Player” contains ransomware. Have you come across it? If you don’t have a straight answer, then probably not. The functionality of the app is more than just viewing a few naughty pictures and videos. You can also become one of the “models” too, although it does … |More