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Leader in Virtual Data Room Firmex Recently Launched Single Sign On

Leader in Virtual Data Room Firmex Recently Launched Single Sign On

Let's explore how a single sing on can improve usability and security while also integrating with leading identity management solutions on the market. Based in Toronto, Canada, Firmex is a worldwide provider of VDR, also known as virtual data room. The company also...

5 Recent Data Breaches To Learn Lessons From

5 Recent Data Breaches To Learn Lessons From

With so much of our lives now being moved to the digital space we share a great deal of our personal information over the internet; whether that’s online banking, setting up phone contracts, using social media platforms or doing our shopping. But with all this data...

Guest Article: Safeguarding Your Company and Your Customers’ Data

Guest Article: Safeguarding Your Company and Your Customers’ Data

When it comes to a company’s assets, perhaps one of the most important is their data. This can mean crucial information that a company needs to keep their operations up and running or even just any data on customers that they happen to keep. Such is the importance of...

Guest Article: How Employees Can Be Your Biggest Cyber Security Threat

Guest Article: How Employees Can Be Your Biggest Cyber Security Threat

Online businesses have grown tremendously in the 21st century, which means that most companies manage their data through online platforms. However, this has been a challenge because cybersecurity threats are rising steadily. Unauthorized people are getting their hands...

Guest Article: 5 Most Important Cyber Security Tips for Your Users

Guest Article: 5 Most Important Cyber Security Tips for Your Users

Technology is proving to be one of the best things that happened in the history of humanity. Being able to gain access to anything connected to the internet is a luxury we can’t afford to lose these days. Artificial intelligence, automation, augmented reality,...

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Website ‘Free Giveaway’ Steals Login Credentials

Website ‘Free Giveaway’ Steals Login Credentials

Cyber security researchers have uncovered a fake ‘free giveaway’ website that tricks users into revealing their login credentials. Cyber criminals posted links to a phishing website in the comments section of the legitimate Steam website, encouraging users to visit a...

Website ‘Free Giveaway’ Steals Login Credentials

Consumers Prepare for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

The Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are now upon us with consumers set to be tempted with bargains this weekend and beyond. However, with the promise of ‘unmissable’ deals there is also an important message for consumers to consider. Ensuring your online accounts...

Website ‘Free Giveaway’ Steals Login Credentials

Disney+ Accounts Hijacked Within Days of Launch

Thousands of subscribers to the recently launched Disney+ online streaming platform have had their accounts hijacked, according to an investigation by cyber security researchers. Subscribers reported that hackers accessed their accounts and changed the email address...

Website ‘Free Giveaway’ Steals Login Credentials

Cyber Attacks Impact UK Political Parties

This week has seen widely reported cyber attacks affecting UK political parties ahead of the General Election on 12th December 2019. On Tuesday, the Labour Party reported to the NCSC that its website had suffered a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. The...

Website ‘Free Giveaway’ Steals Login Credentials

Flaw Revealed in Amazon’s Ring Video Doorbell Pro

Security researchers at Bitdefender have revealed they discovered a flaw in Amazon’s Ring Video Doorbell Pro, which could allow an attacker to steal home Wi-Fi credentials. It’s reported that the device’s smartphone app sent credentials in plain HTTP language during...

Website ‘Free Giveaway’ Steals Login Credentials

Esports Tournaments at Risk From Cyber Security Threats

Cyber security researchers have warned of the increasing threat to the Esports industry. This week Trend Micro issued a report, Cheats, Hacks and Cyber attacks, looking at the threats posed to professional online games, tournaments and game companies. According to the...

Website ‘Free Giveaway’ Steals Login Credentials

Breach Affects Thousands of Home Group Customers

Contact details of 4,000 customers were lost in a data breach. The housing association, Home Group, which provides rented homes to people in England and Scotland, said all affected customers had been informed. The breach was discovered by a third party and reportedly...

Website ‘Free Giveaway’ Steals Login Credentials

Sextortion Scam Targeting Millions

A large sextortion campaign is potentially targeting more than 27 million victims using a network of infected devices, otherwise known as a botnet. Sextortion scams are a type of phishing attack which coerce people to pay a cryptocurrency ransom because they have been...

Website ‘Free Giveaway’ Steals Login Credentials

Twitter Apologises Following Misuse of User Details

The ‘unintentional’ use of user email addresses and phone numbers for targeted advertising has prompted an apology from Twitter. Twitter has confirmed that third party advertisers could have targeted certain users using these details, which have been provided for...

Website ‘Free Giveaway’ Steals Login Credentials

Zendesk Breach Affects 10,000 Accounts

The breach dates from 2016 and may have affected thousands of Zendesk corporate clients and the clients’ customer accounts. Zendesk state that only accounts created prior to 1 November 2016 were affected. The customer service software company has found that 10,000...

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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

 
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Suppliers

of all businesses set cyber security standards
for their suppliers

 
 
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Have Written

a formal written cyber security policy to protect their business

 
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Recommended Action

to identify risks
from Cyber Attacks

 

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