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Data breach suffered by Reddit

Data breach suffered by Reddit

Reddit confirmed earlier this week that it had suffered a data breach back in June 2018 with all data created between 2005 and 2007 compromised. This data included users’ protect passwords and email addresses as well as current usernames and corresponding...

Clipboard Hijacking Malware

Clipboard Hijacking Malware

This week, a newly-discovered clipboard hijacking malware sample has been seen monitoring over 2.3 million cryptocurrency addresses. The malware scans the Windows Clipboard for cryptocurrency addresses, switching legitimate ones for addresses owned by the...

Football or Phishing?

Football or Phishing?

At least two phishing campaigns are taking advantage of this year’s football World Cup. Fraudsters are attempting to exploit fans’ eagerness to keep up with the games and the results in the expectation that fans might click on links more readily. Phishing...

Owari Botnet Own-Goal Takeover

Owari Botnet Own-Goal Takeover

Owari botnet own-goal takeover Security researchers recently took over the large Owari botnet after its owner failed to change the command-and-control (C&C) server’s weak default credentials. Owari is a Mirai botnet variant, designed to exploit Internet of...

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Cyber Threats from Email

Cyber Threats from Email

If your computer is locked, and you are seeing a “Your computer has been locked” notification from a law enforcement agency then your computer is infected with a piece of malware

Spam & Phishing Scams Protection

Spam & Phishing Scams Protection

Spam is the electronic equivalent of the ‘junk mail’ that arrives on your doormat or in your postbox. However, spam is more than just annoying. It can be dangerous – especially if it’s part of a phishing scam.

Identity Theft Cyber Attack Information

Identity Theft Cyber Attack Information

The number of people falling victim to identity theft in the UK has risen by almost a third, new figures suggest.  The BBC reported on 26th May 2015 that criminals are increasingly using internet forums to buy and sell data.  They use the information to open bank...

Security Threats in Cyber Cafés

Security Threats in Cyber Cafés

No matter how good the security or how much money is thrown at maintaining the integrity of systems, there is a fundamental flaw – people. Indeed, while I have no idea as to the origin of the quote – the reality is that you really are “only as strong as your …

Security Threats from USB Sticks

Security Threats from USB Sticks

The latest craze in computer storage, the thumb-sized USB drive, is so convenient and small that it’s become a fashionable accessory. The drives come on key fobs and in such novelty designs as Lego bricks or sushi. They’re given out at conventions and …

Some worrying Statistics

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%

Detected Attacks

and 25% of Large Firms experience a breach at least once per month

 
ONLY
 

%

Suppliers

of all businesses set cyber security standards
for their suppliers

 
 
ONLY
 

%

Have Written

a formal written cyber security policy to protect their business

 
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Recommended Action

to identify risks
from Cyber Attacks

 

Stay Safe, Stay Sure, BE SECURE!

Cyber attacks are being performed every second of every day.

You must review your current Cyber defences and continue to have them tested by professional organisations.

 

 

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