What UK Government is – and isn’t – saying about coronavirus vaccine hacking

There was a predictably pusillanimous BBC interview by Security Minister James Brokenshire on Friday regarding allegations that Russian state hackers attacked companies working on coronavirus vaccines. Brokenshire didn’t name the companies involved, nor did he confirm whether the hacks were successful. This is pretty typical of cybersecurity announcements: they flag up the threat, and provide…

Economic effects

This is one of a series of personal blogs I’ve written about coronavirus. They are not a pieces of journalism, and are not like the investigative work I do for major publishers. They are my personal reflections, in attempt to make sense of the situation. I am, effectively, a small business dealing with coronavirus. I’m…

“Panic” buying

This is one of a series of personal blogs I’ve written about coronavirus. They are not a pieces of journalism, and are not like the investigative work I do for major publishers. They are my personal reflections, in attempt to make sense of the situation. Visiting the supermarket has become a bleak, tense experiment in…