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Common Security Threats Of Downtime

Common Security Threats Of Downtime

Downtime is when your internet connection is lost and you go offline. Just like that, poof, it’s gone. You might assume that switching off the power to your devices or server is a good thing from a security perspective. Without any juice, there’s no way for hackers to...

Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020: Key Insights from Industry Experts

Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020: Key Insights from Industry Experts

Now in its 17th year, Cybersecurity Awareness Month continues to play a critical role in raising awareness of the online threats faced by both organisations and individuals alike. This year’s theme - ‘Think Before U Click’ (#ThinkB4UClick) focuses on the importance of...

The Cyber Security Protectors: Jothi Dugar

The Cyber Security Protectors: Jothi Dugar

Read more about the Cyber Security protectors in the USA who are leading the fight against cyber crime: Read the full article here.About Jothi Dugar Jothi Dugar is changing the world by bringing modernized transformational leadership programs to the corporate setting...

Wellness in Cyber Podcast #CISOTalk with Jothi Dugar

Wellness in Cyber Podcast #CISOTalk with Jothi Dugar

Jothi Dugar, The Chaos Guru, talks about wellness in cyber on this #CISOTalk podcast: About Jothi Dugar Jothi Dugar is changing the world by bringing modernized transformational leadership programs to the corporate setting that combine mental fitness, energy...

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Endpoint Security Pain Point for Cyber Professionals

Endpoint Security Pain Point for Cyber Professionals

A report conducted by Asavie has highlighted that Endpoint security has become the main pain point for businesses in 2020. Over 50% of the businesses surveyed stated that this was their main cybersecurity issue, followed by protecting against vulnerabilities, and...

Endpoint Security Pain Point for Cyber Professionals

Gamers Urged to Secure Online Accounts

Earlier this week, several media outlets reported an alleged data breach affecting more than 500,000 online gaming accounts. The reports, which video game publisher Activision has since said are inaccurate, claimed that Call of Duty players’ credentials had been...

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NCSC Warns UK Academia of Rise in Number of Cyber Attacks

This week the NCSC issued an alert to support UK academia. Since the beginning of August, the NCSC has been investigating an increased number of ransomware attacks affecting education establishments in the UK, including schools, colleges, and universities. Ransomware...

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Newcastle University Suffers a Serious Cyber Incident

Newcastle University confirmed this week that ongoing issues with its IT systems will take several weeks to address. Many of the university’s services are not operational and those that are may be taken down without notice. System issues first started last week and...

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New advisory offers support Against Malicious Activity

A joint international advisory has been published aimed at supporting organisations against malicious cyber activity. ‘Technical Approaches to Uncovering and Remediating Malicious Activity’ is a joint publication issued by the US’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure...

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Dharma Ransomware Used in Recent Attacks

A cyber security firm has reported that a number of recent cyber attacks in Asia are the result of hackers using the Dharma ransomware. The attackers, who were described as “newbie hackers” by the report’s researchers, have been using simple tools and tactics to carry...

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Microsoft to Pull Back Support for Internet Explorer

Microsoft has announced that all Microsoft 365 apps and services will no longer support Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) by 2021. In a tech community blog published this week, the company said that the Microsoft Teams web app will no longer support IE 11 from this...

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Investment Scams Using Famous Faces Brought Down

The NCSC has revealed how it is working against scammers using celebrities to trick people into sending money with bogus investment opportunities. These scams come in the form of fake news articles that use the branding of real news outlets to appear legitimate. They...

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Hundreds Targeted by TV License Scam

This week hundreds of UK consumers have been targeted with a text message scam offering a free TV license for over 75s. The was identified by Parliament Street Researchers who describe it as, "fraud designed to steal the personal financial data of victims". Victims...

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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 …

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Detected Attacks

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