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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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By Jamie Collins  /  11/07/2016
HUMMINGBIRD MALWARE ATTACKS 10 MILLION ANDROID SMARTPHONES   A malware known as the Hummingbird malware, which generates fake clicks for...
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By Jamie Collins  /  14/06/2016
THE UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY PAID $20,000 TO RESTORE ALL THEIR DATA BACK A Canadian University became victim to a cyber-attack...
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By Jamie Collins  /  14/06/2016
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WINDOWS 10 SECURITY When installing software we tend to just click along all set-up...
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By Jamie Collins  /  14/06/2016
COULD THIS BE THE END OF INTERNET EXPLORER? Microsoft are no longer supporting older versions of Internet Explorer. This is...
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By Paul Monaghan  /  14/06/2016
Over four million UK customers banking details and personal information are suspected to have been stolen The ISP (internet security...
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By Jamie Collins  /  14/06/2016
Cybersecurity is becoming more and more vital every day, and it is frightening to know that despite the fact over...
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By Paul Monaghan  /  14/06/2016
The new wave of cyber-criminal activity is here and you need to be prepared to fight against it as you...
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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