Google Treasure Chest – it’s a scam and a half!

Introduction

While fishing around for some chords I came across azchords.com – as you do.  They’ve a shedload of Google ads and I accidentally hit the banner ad while trying to get rid of pesky popups (why do sites still do this now?)  I was taken to the website of someone called Kevin Hoeffer and an honestly dismal automatic sales pitch. … Continue Reading

How do You Keep the Gates Closed when the Gatekeeper Loses the Keys?

Despite the best made plans and intentions, no security system is perfect.

A massive recent security lapse means that (again!), the government’s continuing plans to implement ID Cards should be seriously examined.

Not only have their own credentials at data security been demonstrated by themselves to be wholly inadequate (I’m thinking of the DVLA, MOD, CSA data losses as prime examples) but now, companies at the forefront of security, the gatekeepers to all our computers, have been shown to be equally inept.… Continue Reading