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By Asa Murphy  /  06/05/2022
As it is world password day we thought we’d give you a brief look into the past and explain how...
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By Asa Murphy  /  26/04/2022
With the financial sector being the most targeted industry among cyberattacks, Credit unions are increasingly becoming more of a target...
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By Asa Murphy  /  25/04/2022
US Law enforcement has shut down one of the largest cybercriminal marketplaces in the world used to sell sensitive data...
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By Asa Murphy  /  20/04/2022
Funky Pigeon is a greeting card company that allows customers to customize the card that they are buying with different...
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By Asa Murphy  /  20/04/2022
Phishing emails that impersonate a WhatsApp voice message feature are making the rounds. Stealing people's personal information via a form...
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By Asa Murphy  /  31/03/2022
This blog is an update on 3 common scams we have found to be active recently. These are scams to...
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By Asa Murphy  /  16/03/2022
Several cyber activist groups have joined the fight to disrupt Russia’s infrastructure and attempt to cause chaos. They use resources...
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By Asa Murphy  /  09/03/2022
Gloucester City Council suffered from a data breach in December which affected many of their online services. So far the...
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By Jamie Collins  /  23/02/2022
As tensions rise further in Eastern Europe, the UK government's involvement has put UK businesses under threat of increased Russian...
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By Jamie Collins  /  14/02/2022
Some criminals will go to large lengths to get what they want. Some will even pretend to be in love...
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By Asa Murphy  /  11/01/2022
How does it work? Google Voice is a service that lets you set up a virtual phone number that can...
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By Asa Murphy  /  21/12/2021
reCAPTCHA is Google's name for its own CAPTCHA tool. CAPTCHA is an acronym for “Completely Automated Public Turing Test to...
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By Asa Murphy  /  07/12/2021
Scammers pretending to be broadband providers to gain personal identity information (PII) is nothing new. But now scammers are using...
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By Asa Murphy  /  30/11/2021
The largest domain registrar in the world confirmed on Monday that an unknown third party has gained access to their...
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By Asa Murphy  /  02/11/2021
The future of phishing attacks is getting closer and closer. Deepfake technology has been around in some form or another...
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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