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By Asa Murphy  /  08/12/2020
A group of Iranian hackers recently posted a video showing how they managed to access an industrial control system (ICS)...
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By Asa Murphy  /  02/12/2020
A spike in recent phishing attacks can be traced back to criminals learning how to exploit Google Services.  Social distancing has meant entire...
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By Jamie Collins  /  23/11/2020
Manchester United may have been concentrating on improving the wrong defence this season, after they were hit by a sophisticated...
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By Asa Murphy  /  13/11/2020
A recent report by ‘CoreView’ Research found that 97% of all Microsoft 365 users do not use MFA. MFA or...
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By Asa Murphy  /  22/10/2020
A new zero-day attack has been discovered in google chrome which allows for memory corruption. The vulnerability exists in Chrome’s...
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By Jamie Collins  /  20/10/2020
Tales from old English folklore spoke of a man and his band of merry men, who stole from the rich...
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By Asa Murphy  /  29/09/2020
A newly uncovered banking trojan called Alien is invading Android devices worldwide, using an advanced ability to bypass two-factor authentication...
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By Asa Murphy  /  28/09/2020
There has been warning of a rise in scam phone calls coming from Scammers that are telephoning Amazon Prime customers...
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By Asa Murphy  /  09/09/2020
There has been warning of a rise in scam phone calls coming from Scammers that are telephoning Amazon Prime customers...
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By Asa Murphy  /  09/09/2020
Fake HMRC phone calls are on the rise again in an attempt to fraud people out of their money. the...
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By Asa Murphy  /  09/09/2020
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  /  09/09/2020
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  /  09/09/2020
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  /  09/09/2020
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  /  09/09/2020
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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“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