Category Archives: tech

Sexual health clinic data security

Back in September last year, there was a disturbing story that the sexual health clinic in Soho, 56 Dean Street, had accidentally sent 800 emails to the wrong people. Now, this would be bad enough if it were a chiropody … Continue reading

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Banks, browsers and security

My interest was piqued by Ars Technica’s story that Gogo’s in-flight wifi services block some VPNs, and the thrust of the story is that you shouldn’t do sensitive work on a plane using their service. Previously, Google engineers had noticed … Continue reading

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Update: BBC Radio 4 FM stream

One of the most visited posts on this site is my list of the direct stream URLs for BBC Radio services. Since it was posted, the BBC have revamped their streaming infrastructure, and most internet radio services can only access … Continue reading

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Pinterest and using the X-Frame-Options header for security

Nancy was having some trouble getting her application to create Pinterest Rich Pins working. The validator tool (and tech support) were not very helpful. The error just said: We were unable to retrieve any data from your URL. I tried … Continue reading

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