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The year ahead: cyber security in 2019

DynaRisk’s Intelligence Analysts have been hard at work mapping out this year’s trends; if 2018 taught us anything, it’s to expect a growth in cyber attacks.

2019’s first megabreach: a painful hangover from 2018

This year is off to a busy start for hacking communities and the latest data dump adds yet more fuel to the quickly growing cyber security fire.

Are you using one of the top 25 worst passwords?

From your grocery shopping to online banking, we can do almost everything online and with so many accounts and profiles to think about, managing passwords can be a tricky business. But the more vast our digital lives become, the more important it is to protect ourselves in every way possible.

Nest: Data breaches are leading to home security hacks

One of the common questions our cyber security experts are asked is ‘what exactly can a criminal do with my stolen information?’. Our answer? The possibilities are truly endless! Nest home security cameras are the latest discussion topic as there have been increasing reports of unusual hacker activity.

You: a Netflix drama everyone needs to see

SPOILER ALERT: if you haven’t seen ‘You’, a psychological thriller series on Netflix, look away now!

Name checks on card payments faces 18 month delay

The move to make a cardholder’s name as important as their sort code and account number may be delayed by up to 18 months, according to UK finance.

What can a hacker do with your stolen information?

Understanding how a hacker can use your data is useful, especially if you want to know how to protect yourself online. Do you know what happens if your personal information is leaked? Or how to check if your information has already been leaked in breaches from sites like Netflix, MyFitnessPal or Marriott? DynaRisk’s free dark web scanning tool can help.

Over 982 million records exposed by email validation company

When GDPR regulations were enforced, many of us were left thinking that our data would finally be respected and used only as specifically outlined. But in one of the latest data leaks containing over two billion records, evidence shows we have a long way to go when it comes to regulating how our data is shared.

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.