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By Asa Murphy  /  February 5, 2021
There has been a rise in infections of a Russian made ransomware known as 'Ryuk' or 'Conti'. First reported in...
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By Asa Murphy  /  January 27, 2021
A stolen database from NitroPDF containing the email addresses, names, and passwords of more than 77 million records of Nitro...
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By Asa Murphy  /  December 21, 2020
With Christmas and the new year just around the corner, you are likely looking forward to taking time off, having...
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By Asa Murphy  /  December 16, 2020
FireEye, one of the world's leading companies in cybersecurity, has recently been hit with a highly sophisticated cyber attack that...
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By Asa Murphy  /  December 8, 2020
A group of Iranian hackers recently posted a video showing how they managed to access an industrial control system (ICS)...
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By Asa Murphy  /  December 2, 2020
A spike in recent phishing attacks can be traced back to criminals learning how to exploit Google Services.  Social distancing has meant entire...
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By Jamie Collins  /  November 23, 2020
Manchester United may have been concentrating on improving the wrong defence this season, after they were hit by a sophisticated...
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By Asa Murphy  /  November 13, 2020
A recent report by ‘CoreView’ Research found that 97% of all Microsoft 365 users do not use MFA. MFA or...
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By Asa Murphy  /  October 22, 2020
A new zero-day attack has been discovered in google chrome which allows for memory corruption. The vulnerability exists in Chrome’s...
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By Jamie Collins  /  October 20, 2020
Tales from old English folklore spoke of a man and his band of merry men, who stole from the rich...
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By Asa Murphy  /  September 29, 2020
A newly uncovered banking trojan called Alien is invading Android devices worldwide, using an advanced ability to bypass two-factor authentication...
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By Asa Murphy  /  September 28, 2020
There has been warning of a rise in scam phone calls coming from Scammers that are telephoning Amazon Prime customers...
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By Asa Murphy  /  September 9, 2020
Ransomware is becoming a bigger problem now more than ever, it has gotten to the point where we cant just...
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By Asa Murphy  /  September 9, 2020
Fake HMRC phone calls are on the rise again in an attempt to fraud people out of their money. the...
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By Asa Murphy  /  September 9, 2020
Social engineering is the art of manipulating people in to getting a desired outcome. In cyber security this outcome usually...
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“Employees make decisions every day that negatively affects their business security, As a result, we have known for a while that, to protect organizations, employees need online street smarts. However, the problem is that some in the industry treat employee awareness as a training concern or one-time activity. It is not. It is an ongoing cultural problem.

Wolfgang Goerlich, Cyber Security Strategist