CashPlus: "It is secure" - Ooooh no it isn't.

As part of a wider research project, I joined CashPlus in June (18th to be precise), which is purportedly... better than a business bank account So I paid the £29.99 annual membership fee and waited for the card to arrive. Less than a week later, the card arrived and

Council Tax, PCN & Benefits Payment Data Leaked! Are you affected?

Well, I guess it had to happen at some time. To be fair, I was parked on double yellow lines. No excuses, no basis to contest the penalty... I was in the wrong. In those 10 minutes however, I unwittingly caused Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council sufficient financial hardship to warrant

How secure is #Roboform? The 5 minute challenge.

TL;DR - Your master password is sent to Siber Systems and the mobile applications are insecure. Described by its creators, Siber Systems, as "completely secure using military grade encryption", Roboform has been knocking about since 1999. Now, I have a rule when testing password managers.  If the

Virgin Media: You're only as secure as your weakest link.

Avid followers will know, I've long been an advocate of password managers... specifically 1Password. So much so, I'm often criticised for treating it as a panacea. With that in mind, it's about time I outlined another risk which isn't immediately obvious; one which allows me access to almost any site

SagePay: Breaching PCI Compliance... intentionally.

Update: 2:50PM 03/02/2015 Just minutes after this article went live, SagePay have once again removed the 56bit cipher. It is being actively monitored, so if it creeps back in, I'll update the article again. As one of the largest payment service providers in the world, SagePay has

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