Tag: encryption

Change Those Passwords – The Heartbleed Bug

There’s something about running around changing your passwords, two years after an exploit’s discovered that seems kind of pointless but it’s definitely worth doing. In reality there are potentially thousands of vulnerabilities in web browsers, communication protocols, web software and proxies in existence even now. Anyone with the skill, knowledge and resources can potentially break […]

The Risks of Using HTTP

According to the website Wikipedia, HTTP is defined as follows – The Hypertext Transfer Protocol  HTTP is an application protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypermedia information systems Which is entirely true however most of us will just recognise it as the way you start virtually every website when you type in the address.  In reality it […]