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By Jamie Locke  /  April 8, 2020
Are your employees struggling to work from home? It can be a nightmare situation for those with small children or...
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By Jamie Collins  /  April 6, 2020
Action Fraud have received 41 reports of fake emails purporting to be from HM Government requesting for the public to...
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By Jamie Collins  /  April 2, 2020
The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) is warning the UK public to not open their doors to illegitimate healthcare workers...
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By Jamie Collins  /  April 2, 2020
As we delve deeper into the Coronavirus Pandemic, Cyber Security firms are seeing a massive increase in COVID-19 themed spoofed...
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By Jamie Collins  /  March 16, 2020
Yesterday the Government announced that the UK would be moving from Stage 1 (Containment stage) to Stage 2 (delay stage)...
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By Jamie Collins  /  March 11, 2020
With the end of the chaotic tax season over and the close of the tax year approaching, fraudsters have started...
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By Jamie Collins  /  March 11, 2020
Over 1 billion smartphones using the Android operating system are at risk of being hacked due to the devices no...
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By Jamie Collins  /  February 27, 2020
Google?s well known internet browser Google Chrome has recently been targeted by attackers due to its weak security, with Google...
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By Jamie Collins  /  February 21, 2020
MGM Resorts hotels, one of Americas most famous luxury hotel chains, suffered a huge data breach which exposed the personal...
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By Jamie Locke  /  February 20, 2020
Cybercrime is an ever-increasing threat to our modern society Cybercrime is something that the majority of us do not see...
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By Jamie Collins  /  February 10, 2020
Security researchers at Cybereason have discovered how attackers are abusing a vulnerability in code management software BitBucket, and it is...
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By Jamie Collins  /  January 27, 2020
When businesses look to improve security, the majority look at large, costly, technical changes which could be completely unnecessary. Yes...
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By Jamie Collins  /  January 16, 2020
Two years ago we were all aware of the term ?computer virus?, but in May 2017 the majority of people...
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By Jamie Locke  /  December 23, 2019
Dropbox Zero-Day Vulnerability In mid-September a vulnerability was unearthed within the DropboxUpdater service by security researchers Decoder and Chris Danieli....
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By Jamie Locke  /  December 17, 2019
Royal Mail iPhone 11 Pro scam Recently, due to Christmas fast approaching and last minute shopping becoming more popular with...
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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