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Graham Cluley

Yesterday I found myself sat in a hotel lobby all day, speaking to London’s finest IT journalists about the threats we have seen during 2008 and some of our predictions about computer security in 2009.

It’s quite a trawl getting to the One Aldwych hotel from my place in Oxford. The alarm clock rings out at 5:30am. Yes, that is quite early – especially if you were up talking to a Californian company about how it may be unwittingly helping phishers only three and a half hours before.

You then have to shower, get dressed, scrape the ice off the windscreen of the car, trundle down to Oxford railway station, buy a ticket (£48 is absolute daylight robbery for a return to Paddington – not that it was daylight yet), forget to pay for parking (that fine is going to cost me another 30 quid), leap on the tube, get off near Trafalgar Square and walk up the Strand to the lobby of the rather swanky One Aldwych…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.