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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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By Asa Murphy  /  September 9, 2020
Last Wednesday, the accounts of Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Apple, Uber, and many other high-profile Twitter users fell victim to...
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By Asa Murphy  /  September 9, 2020
If we showed you 20 emails and texts, 10 being real and 10 being scam emails, how many fake ones...
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By Asa Murphy  /  September 9, 2020
A phishing scam designed to steal personal and financial information from self-employed workers is now trying to capture passport information...
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By Asa Murphy  /  September 9, 2020
Lockdown has been tough, we’ve all had to stop seeing friends and family and go into social isolation, we’ve limited...
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By Asa Murphy  /  September 9, 2020
Security experts have identified a new strain of malware, dubbed Lucifer, that targets Windows systems with crypto-jacking and distributed denial-of-service...
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By Asa Murphy  /  September 9, 2020
Data Breaches and You Data breaches can affect any business and could possibly be devastating to your business as they...
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By Asa Murphy  /  September 9, 2020
Attackers are exploiting the Black Lives Matter movement in an attempt to spread a strain of the ‘Trickbot’ banking trojan....
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By Asa Murphy  /  June 9, 2020
Zoom has increased in popularity a lot during the Covid – 19 pandemic due to the volume of people working...
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By Asa Murphy  /  June 4, 2020
Security researchers have found a new phishing campaign that can bypass multi-factor authentication (MFA) on Office 365 to access victims’...
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By Asa Murphy  /  May 28, 2020
A recent spear-phishing campaign has been spotted spreading a weaponised remote access tool (RAT). Remote access is a tool used...
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By Asa Murphy  /  May 20, 2020
EasyJet has revealed that the personal details of nine million customers have been accessed by hackers. The airline said it...
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By Asa Murphy  /  May 7, 2020
It's National Password Day! As it's national password day we've decided to throw some password statistics your way and tell...
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By Jamie Collins  /  April 24, 2020
Currently around 30% of the UK are working from home during the Coronavirus pandemic which has created an abundance of...
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By Jamie Collins  /  April 22, 2020
Reports in cybercrime have exponentially increased in recent months as criminals have sought to exploit the UK during the Coronavirus...
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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