Alan Solomon Alan Solomon used to run an anti-virus company. More recently, he's been crawling through tiny tunnels over inches of water to get a small plastic box. Geocaching takes him places he would never have visited in a life more ordinary. Follow his adventures at


2 Stories by Alan Solomon

TalkTalk was hacked. But it’s silly to ask if the data was encrypted

Alan Solomon argues that data encryption is irrelevant in the case of the TalkTalk hack.

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Alan Solomon reminds NSA (and anyone else listening) that unbreakable codes *do* exist

Computer security veteran Dr Alan Solomon shares his reflections on the NSA electronic snooping debacle that has been dominating the headlines.

6 3 min read