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By Jamie Collins  /  30/08/2017
Mac malware at its highest ever! Recent studies have found that Mac malware has increased by over 230% in the...
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By Jamie Collins  /  11/07/2017
Is your business reactive or proactive to a cyber-attack? Security Software Companies believe it takes an average of 3 cyber-attacks...
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By Lyndsey Hayes  /  15/05/2017
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT RANSOMWARE? ?WannaCry?, the latest iteration of pervasive ransomware epidemic, became centre stage this...
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By Jamie Collins  /  07/04/2017
How much of a threat is Phishing to your business? Cyber Wise subscribers are constantly hearing the term ?Phishing?, you?re...
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By Jamie Collins  /  23/03/2017
A young woman from the US was tricked into giving out the password to her email account which led to...
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By Lyndsey Hayes  /  24/01/2017
What do the new annual crime figures tell us? If you are a member of Cyber Wise you will know...
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By Jamie Collins  /  24/10/2016
Hackers have been using household smart devices to attack popular sites such as Twitter, Spotify and Reddit. For social media...
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By Jamie Collins  /  06/10/2016
Huge security improvements to Facebook Messenger and Spotify are apart of their latest updates This week both the popular messaging...
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By Jamie Collins  /  26/09/2016
Yahoo announced yesterday that over 500 million of their users had their account details stolen 2 years ago Yahoo, known...
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By Jamie Collins  /  19/09/2016
Fake emails claiming you have overpaid for your TV License ask for your bank details Another new Phishing scheme has...
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By Jamie Collins  /  16/09/2016
Should businesses be held responsible for their data breaches? I'm not sure about you, but I'm beginning to get bored...
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By Jamie Collins  /  12/09/2016
Fake British Gas bills show links to malware A new phishing trend is on the up rise as many reports...
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By Jamie Collins  /  15/08/2016
How will a small team in London fight online hate crime? I think it's safe to say that we have...
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By Jamie Collins  /  15/08/2016
Employees at 280 UK businesses may have had their personal data compromised after a data breach at Sage. Sage, who...
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By Jamie Collins  /  14/07/2016
THE STAMPADO MALWARE GIVES VICTIMS 96 HOURS BEFORE IT STARTS DELETING FILES The dark web has introduced yet another piece...
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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