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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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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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“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