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By Asa Murphy  /  27/10/2021
A government task force met on Thursday to discuss ways that we can deal with the huge rise in scams...
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By Dan Liles  /  08/10/2021
Video streaming giant Twitch has recently suffered a huge data breach, leaking users emails and passwords in plain-text records. Twitch...
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By Dan Liles  /  05/10/2021
Mobile contactless payments provide a convenient method to pay for items when you are purchasing both in-store and online. Eliminating...
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By Dan Liles  /  27/09/2021
Cybercriminals are using SMS messages to pose as UK delivery services, such as ‘Royal Mail’ to collect personal details. The...
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By Dan Liles  /  14/09/2021
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  /  13/09/2021
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  /  10/09/2021
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  /  10/09/2021
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  /  10/09/2021
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  /  17/08/2021
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  /  12/03/2021
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  /  05/02/2021
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  /  27/01/2021
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  /  21/12/2020
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  /  16/12/2020
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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“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