Thursday, 30 October 2014

How-to: Adjust Security for Mixed Content and Frames


Firefox insecure site blocking
Adjusting your web-browser security settings
If at any stage browsing the web you are presented with a blank page, you may need to refresh your  browser's cache by pressing the Control and F5 keys.

Failing that, different web browser software may require additional steps to adjust the security settings. Please consider carefully your need to apply this on any other websites.

'Mixed content' and frames

If you can rule out any firewall or site blocking issues, you may find the problem comes from embedded content from third-party sites -in particular the dreaded iframes. Your web-browser software may be overcautious in it's treatment of 'mixed content'.

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Know the facts. Stop the fraud. [Re-post]


A worthwhile post care of the British Banking Association at bba.org.uk.

Keeping your money safe is your bank’s number one priority. That’s why they’ve set up secure procedures to protect you from fraudsters. But these criminals are often sophisticated and their techniques are constantly changing. One such ploy is to pretend they work for the police or your bank.

Dangerous though this is, there are tell-tale requests a fraudster may make that your bank NEVER will. Knowing what these are can ensure you don’t fall victim to such as an attack.

Eight things your bank will never ask you to do…