identity theft

September 27, 2010

Discussing Online Privacy – Don't be A Victim Online

You may remember that in 2008 I was challenged by technical journalist Marie Boran to steal her identity using only information I could get online.  I […]
February 25, 2010

Passport Control?

There has been a lot of coverage regarding the use of fake Irish passports by the team that assassinated a senior Hamas official Mahmud al-Mabhouh in Dubai […]
October 28, 2009

Knowing Me, Knowing You at RSA Europe

Last week the RSA Europe Conference was held in London and the main themes that I picked up from the various talks I attended and from other […]
October 7, 2009

Use Webmail? Time To Change Your Password

Various news media are reporting that over 30,000 email accounts belonging to users of web based email providers such as Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, Hotmail and Aol […]
July 21, 2009

Incident Response at Home

A friend rang me today to discuss how she and her husband had become the victim of an apparent keylogger attack resulting in large amounts of money […]
July 20, 2009

Lost Passports and Identity Theft

On a recent broadcast of the RTE Radio 1 Drive Time program I was interviewed regarding the risks posed to people having their identity stolen as a result […]
June 25, 2009

Brian Honan to Speak at RSA Conference Europe 2009

I am delighted to say that I have been selected to speak at the upcoming RSA Conference Europe 2009 in October.  RSA Conference Europe is regarded as […]
March 27, 2009

Speaking at the 2nd Digital Security Forum

I have been invited to speak at the 2nd Digital Security Forum to be held in Lisbon in June.  I will be giving a presentation based […]