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Phishing scams: everything you need to know

Phishing scams: everything you need to know

What is ransomware?

Ransomware is on the rise and wreaking havoc; in recent months US government institutions and universities have hit the headlines after a spate of attacks costing thousands to remedy. But it’s not just the US suffering - according to a study carried out by Databarracks, a third of UK businesses have been hit by ransomware in the past year. So what is ransomware and what should you do if you’re targeted?

It takes more than complying with GDPR regulations to protect against data breaches

It takes more than complying with GDPR to protect against data breaches

Netflix, Spotify & EA: discover the most ‘cyber-attacked’ brands

The number of high-profile data breaches hitting the headlines has made the public more conscious about the security of their online data and personal information than ever before. In order to get a better idea of where consumer data may be vulnerable to theft, we wanted to investigate the brands most commonly ‘attacked’ by cyber criminals.

How to identify a malicious website

Malicious websites come in two forms; they host malware or are used to phish for sensitive information, tricking users into revealing sensitive data such as login credentials for online banking websites. But when a website looks legitimate, what should you look out for?

WhatsApp: surveillance software issue may open up a can of worms

WhatsApp – a free messaging service owned by Facebook – recently reported that surveillance software attack had been detected, affecting an unknown number of users. But how did the attack happen in the first place and how will it affect users?

What is social engineering?

Social engineering scams are constantly evolving which can make protecting yourself difficult – but not impossible. The key is to educate yourself and be aware of new threats and trends.

What is the Dark Web?

Cyber security companies will often refer to the ‘Dark Web’ but what exactly IS it, and how can it affect you?