Andy Patel

Security advisor at F-Secure

Since joining F-Secure in 2005, Andy has spent most of his time working on the design and development of F-Secure's protection components and engines. Andy started his tech career in Silicon Valley back in 1993, and has been focused on InfoSec, Software Development, and Cyber Security matters for over twenty years.

https://labsblog.f-secure.com/
The Race For World

The Race For World First

Despite the fact that the reward for winning is nothing more than bragging rights, plenty of guilds take this challenge seriously. As you can imagine, these guilds attract many applicants. The requirements to join a hardcore mythic progression guild are extremely steep. Let's take a look at some of these requirements.
05/03/2017 22:34 GMT
From Past To Present - The Evolution Of Cyber

From Past To Present - The Evolution Of Cyber Monday

I'm sure you've immersed yourselves in advice on how to refine your search algos to find those hard-to-get, hand-crafted, premium items or how to optimise your credit expenditure this season. So I won't bore you with yet another article on those subjects.
21/11/2016 16:08 GMT
How Botting Is Slowly Destroying The World (Of

How Botting Is Slowly Destroying The World (Of Warcraft)

Bots in World of Warcraft are used for a variety of cheats, all of which impact legitimate players fairly heavily. What might surprise you is that botting, and cheating in general, is extremely common. Left unchecked, it can proliferate to the point of ruining an entire franchise.
18/11/2016 17:18 GMT
Why We're All Indirectly Contributing Towards Online

Why We're All Indirectly Contributing Towards Online Extortion

Last week, one of the most interesting cyber security stories of this year ended up being drowned out under the news of the Yahoo breach. The story in question was about a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack against a site owned by Brian Krebs, a well-known security researcher.
30/09/2016 09:58 BST