Archive for November, 2011

We live in a hacking revolution, but should we be surprised?

Monday, November 21st, 2011

A few years ago, getting online took ages. You’d sit there and stare at the screen for as long as five minutes until, finally, an image appeared. And there you were, connected to the world wide web…libraries of information at your finger-tips, an infinite reserve of resources there for you. If you had the patience to sit there and wait for it to appear on your screen, that is…

Jump forward to the modern day and most contract phones have the capacity to access the internet from almost anywhere in the world.

Should we really be surprised, then, when we learn that the newspapers have been hacking certain peoples'mobile phones? If you ask me, no, and here’s why.

…have you ever thought about taking a more detailed look at your partners emails, even if it was for an innocent purpose such as seeing what they are getting you for Christmas?

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