How long does it take a trendy cloud company to apologise? Do you really need HTTPS for webmail? OS X Mavericks - should you stay or should you go? And who won our crossword competition?
60 Second Security - 11 Jan 2014.
Well done to everyone who tried the New Year's #sophoscrossword!
Here are the answers, the solvers, the winners, and - just to spice up the competition for next time - there's a "by country" leaderboard, too...
Are you working over the New Year?
Whatever you're up to, but especially if you're on year-end sysadmin or tech support duty, here's a bit of fun that nevertheless counts as real work. (But don't quote us on that!)
It's almost time for the annual AusCERT conference in Queensland, Australia.
And for everyone who's asked, the answer is, "Yes! There's a #sophospuzzle!"
No, you don't have to be there to join in...
Thumbs up to Facebook, which has announced it is finally enabling HTTPS by default for its users.
We celebrate by giving away some T-shirts..
Here is the full text of the #sophospuzzle from this year's AusCERT T-shirt.
Cut, paste, solve and get in the running to win a NERF gun.
Are you interested in security? Would you like to have some technofun for free?
If so, you can sign up for a free RSA 2012 Expo pass, using the code SC12SPH. Then stop by Booth #1817 for our cool puzzle T-shirt!
AusCERT 2010 is starting in one hour. To help you enter the competition, and so you can spend this evening at the cocktail party, not typing in encoded text off the T-shirt, here it is in computer-friendly form: %~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~% |H4sIAAAAAAACA3P3dLOwTOxh| Read more…