Webmasters: Have some (subresource) integrity!

Earlier today it was discovered that a large number of websites (over 4,000) – including UK government and NHS websites – had been compromised with a “cryptominer”. A cryptominer is a piece of software that “mines” cryptocoins like Bitcoin, LiteCoin, Ethereum, etc, which in turn generate income. When a cryptominer is included within the code […]

Safer Internet Day: Teachers – A better internet starts with YOU!

This week saw the annual “Safer Internet Day” event take place around the globe. Safer Internet Day’s tag line is “Create, Connect and Share Respect – A better internet starts with you” and its purpose is to “promote the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people“. It’s a fantastic, worthwhile, […]

KidRex: The “safe search engine for kids”… offering sex tips and working from home for Bitcoins

It’s “Safer Internet Day” today, a global event promoting online safety particularly among children and young people. Whilst looking through related tweets today, I came across a number of tweets from teachers who were using a search engine called “KidRex” in their classrooms. https://twitter.com/CloughfinNS/status/960898128772612096 KidRex bills itself as “a fun and safe search for kids, […]