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By Dan Liles  /  09/02/2023
Password managers key function is to provide a personal database of your online credentials. Modern password managers come with many...
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By Dan Liles  /  01/02/2023
A recent Cyber Attack which hit a large UK high street retailer has caused the data of many previous customers...
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By Cyber Wise  /  24/01/2023
Recent studies have shown that in 2022, there was a 40% drop in the monitored revenue from ransomware attacks from...
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By Dan Liles  /  20/01/2023
Recently, Royal mail have been hit with a catastrophic Cyber Attack. This has caused the postal service to be unable...
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By Dan Liles  /  11/01/2023
14 Schools located across the UK have suffered a Cyber Attack, resulting in the public availability of student and staff...
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By Dan Liles  /  03/01/2023
As of January 10th Microsoft will stop support for Windows 8.1. From this date, technical assistance from Microsoft and software...
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By Cyber Wise  /  16/12/2022
With 88% of all UK adults owning a smartphone in 2022, the appeal of smartphones as a target for Cyber...
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By Dan Liles  /  06/12/2022
Every action you take online leaves a trail. This is known as a digital footprint. Whilst a lot of your...
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By Dan Liles  /  25/11/2022
Over 100 arrests have been made following a huge Fraud scam, commonly known as iSpoof, which has swept the UK....
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By Dan Liles  /  22/11/2022
Internet Explorer was the default browser for Microsoft Windows between 1995 and 2015, when it was replaced with Microsoft Edge....
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By Dan Liles  /  09/11/2022
The use of web applications is becoming increasingly common within business and the personal computer world. This means that more...
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By Dan Liles  /  03/11/2022
Apple has released a software update for all devices compatible with the latest version of its operating system. This includes...
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By Dan Liles  /  21/10/2022
Following a consultation performed by the UK Government, a legal notice has been issued to 35 UK operators to ensure...
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By Cyber Wise  /  13/10/2022
Facebook’s parent company, Meta, has found more than 400 credential stealing applications spoofing  its login API within the last year....
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By Dan Liles  /  06/10/2022
With a smartphone being in the pocket of 92% of UK Citizens, the appeal of Smishing attacks continues to grow...
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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