Charlie Osborne

London-based Charlie Osborne is a journalist, freelance photographer and former teacher. She holds a degree in Medical Anthropology.

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iGeneration 2008 in review

I started on this blog, a nervous and precarious young man, and remain somewhat a young man. To be honest, I'm surprised I've been here this long, let alone seconded onto another blog.

December 18, 2008 by


Has Internet Explorer ever been safe?

Well yes, but not strictly for the reasons people think. It was once safe back in the day where there were little vulnerabilities to play havoc with the software; back in a time where Internet usage was innocent, and people wanted to create websites about interpreting the mindset of a cat called Jimbo.

December 16, 2008 by


Don't F:\ with our networks

A good friend of mine from a university in north-west England got an email through from their network administrators at the end of last week, basically saying,"...every time you plug in your flash drive, we see it offloading a whole load of malicious files to the computer you're working on, and therefore impacting our network...

December 15, 2008 by