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The perils of working from home with young children

I work from home. I frequently do media interviews via Skype. I have a young child.

It’s a dangerous cocktail.


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BBC News app hijacked? Bogus breaking news alerts posted

BBC News apologises after bogus breaking news alerts are pushed out to smartphone users claiming that Game of Thrones will have an episode which doesn’t involve nudity.

As if…


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Dropbox told about vulnerability in November 2013, only fixed it when the media showed interest

I think it’s a pretty sad state of affairs that months can pass, and the BBC has to be called in, before a service like Dropbox takes seriously a security concern impacting the privacy of its users.


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Here’s some really bad Heartbleed bug advice about changing your passwords

A lot of folks are going around at the moment telling the public to change all of their passwords in response to the serious Heartbleed internet security bug.

But it’s not necessarily the wisest advice.


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