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By Dan Liles  /  September 14, 2021
A ‘Zero-click’ exploit has been found in the software of all devices produced by Apple. This includes iPhones, iPads, Mac...
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By Dan Liles  /  September 13, 2021
Cyberattackers have written a new malicious application designed for android devices that aims to steal any crypto-currency or banking details...
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By Dan Liles  /  September 10, 2021
On May 14th, Cyberattackers successfully launched a ransomware attack on the Irish Health System (HSE). A Ransomware attack will involve...
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By Dan Liles  /  September 10, 2021
Cyberattackers are using zero-day vulnerabilities in the popular Razer Synapse software to gain system privileges by simply plugging in a...
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By Asa Murphy  /  September 10, 2021
Microsoft has warned Office365 customers of a widespread credential phishing campaign using open redirector links. Redirector links are used to...
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By Asa Murphy  /  August 17, 2021
Cyberattackers are using Google’s reCAPTCHA and fake CAPTCHA-like services to make various phishing sites and other malicious sites look legitimate....
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By Asa Murphy  /  March 12, 2021
500 Email servers in the UK are said to be affected by what Microsoft thinks is a Chinese state-sponsored attack,...
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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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“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