Phishing scams: everything you need to know
The first phishing attack was reported in 1996 when criminals contacted AOL customers via email asking them to confirm their passwords. From that moment, phishing scams have improved in sophistication and are one of the most commonly used social engineering scams to date because sadly, they work.
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?
5 ways to keep your family safe online
Cyber related crime costs UK victims £190,000 a day (source: The City of London Police) and as our lives become exponentially more ‘digital’, that figure is set to increase.