Ugh. Just as well I’ve enabled two-factor authentication on my account.
Troy Hunt (the guy behind haveibeenpwned.com) on how the visual validation of PayPal’s EV security certificates have stopped appearing in Google Chrome. For over 8 months. Which kinda defeats the point of the EV cert…
Can you say “security theatre”?
If you’ve not enabled two-factor authentication on your PayPal account, you should do that, right now.
Also, Facebook is a steaming pile of WTF. No change there, then…
I’ve cut down the number of browser extensions I use to the bare minimum now, and have stopped looking for ‘cool’ new ones.
A long, and very technical read, but a good reminder that you really shouldn’t allow macros to run in any MS Office product unless you absolutely have to—and even then, it might be worth considering other ways to automate that.
What could possibly go wrong? /sarcasm
D’oh! I’d forgotten that my Steam account still had my old mobile phone number. At least I was able to sort that out without SIM-swapping.
If Germany has to pass a law to stop your company from creating the next Hitler… I can’t think of a clearer sign saying you’re doing something very, very wrong.
Written by Violet Blue for Engadget.
This guy ‘Fabian’ cracks ransomware for a living. He has helped a lot of people, but also made a lot of enemies in the process…
(I just wish the BBC hadn’t been so clever with the article—I’m unable to user Reading Mode on it in Safari.)