Global strategic war declared on governments against Internet Liberty

Recently I wrote about the UK Government’s refusal to upgrade the ancient obsolete browser known as Internet Explorer 6 and how they were citing Security reasons for remaining on the ancient browser. With the British government yielding the current Internet Villian of the Year, then they must be confident in their security. Lulzsec and Anonymous however may […]

What does Restrictions mean for UPS?

Department of Transport blocks UPS Deliveries for Security In a move that seems to be reminiscent of the British Government’s decision not to upgrade Internet Explorer 6 to something more secure citing security reasons, they have stopped United Parcel Service (UPS) from doing security scans on their cargo for “security” reasons. It seems that the UK Department […]

United States should take responsibility for Wikileaks

If Wikileaks has been acting like a terrorist organization it is most likely because the United States is trying to push the blame for the leak on Wikileaks. That is not however entirely accurate, we are referring of course to predominately United States Military and Diplomatic reports. They key word there: United States. United States […]

Free Security: Four tips to protect your computer.

Today I got a call from a friend in distress over a call he had received about his computer “letting in viruses” he wanted to know If it sounded like a genuine call. To be honest, any one calling out of the blue about the security of your computer unless your in a security management […]

Android the phone for the Enterprise

When it gets to security, portable equipment has long been a major problem for the corporate world. Mobile phones in particular have been a specially problematic area. They spend most of their life’s out of the physical control of the IT Department. This means that making sure data on them does not fall into the […]

1 in 200 arrests under Anti Terror Laws had no Terrorism element laws deemed worthless

The Terrorism Act, Section 44 gave police powers to stop and search in the name of anti-terrorism. The extent of these searches has came to light as fruitless in a review by the new home secretary. Just 1 in every 200 stops lead to an arrest, and of these, none were arrests due to terrorism […]

Airport: For security reasons please remove your pants.

Security measures at airports to prevent terrorism against planes has long been criticized as being over kill. Introduction of shoe x-ray process, extra effort taken to check laptops, restriction of what may be taken on board it all serves as a waste of time. With a toilet sized container of flamable liquid onboard it is […]

National Security should be secondary to Personal Security

Echelon has for a long time been reportedly able to intercept communications in essentially any form, e-mail, telephone, fax you name it they are meant to be able to in real time intercept it, and “secure” the state against terrorist attacks. Or whatever they happen to be trying to find out. Such a system especially […]

UK Government not prepared for Cyber attacks

It seems that whilst London has been busy fighting over where money should be going they may have forgot there is a nation to run. This week has seen some serious warnings about the failings of the UK National security preparations. Government Communication HeadQuarters (GCHQ) director Iain Lobban has warned of a threat of cyber […]

Goat Marrige calls from boys on twitter!

An alarming number of people have been posting on twitter about relationships with goats. Perhaps it is time for the law to be revised to open up marriage between the boys and the goats. It is in the interest of equal opportunities and equal rights of course! In all seriousness hoewver, it turns out that […]