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How a cyber attack could stop a country

Our homes and cities are getting smarter by the day. Faster broadband and the internet of things (IoT) mean that gadgets are collecting, transmitting and sharing usefuldata with each other at all [...]

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Should weak passwords be banned?

Weak passwords are definitely discouraged by some major sites in the UK, but ultimately it is left to the user to decide on their own password, or they are given a simple default. Well, news has [...]

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Warning – Fake shopping sites on the rise

Look-alike shopping domains are the latest type of cyber-attack to target online shoppers. There are currently more than 6,400 digital certificates for look-alike domains, which is 168% more than [...]

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IOT malware is on the increase

According to recent reports, not even your washing machine is safe from new malware threats. The Internet of Things (IoT) has become a hotspot for malware threats, Kaspersky Lab’s newest report [...]

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Equifax fined by ICO over data breach

The credit rating agency Equifax is being fined £500,000 after failing to protect personal data for over 15 million people in the UK. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) are taking action [...]

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The Number One Source for Cyber Criminals

It may come as a surprise that the number one source of malware used to catch unsuspecting users is spam emails. It is certainly an old trick as spam emails have been doing the rounds for 40 [...]

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A rise of cyber attacks towards SMEs

According to a recent report, new figures have shown that a third of small and medium businesses have been major targets of cyber attacks within the past five years. In fact, cyber crimes are [...]

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How to be proactive and reactive to cyber attacks

In 2017, a ‘Cyber Security Breaches Survey’ was taken of 1,523 businesses of differing sizes, with a huge 46% stating that they had discovered a cyber security breach in the previous 12 months. [...]

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Google reveals that Gmail messages can be read by human third party app developers

According to a recent article by BBC News, Google have confirmed that private emails sent and received by Gmail users can occasionally by read by third-party app developers and not just machines. [...]

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Hacked: are you sure you’re secure?

As the modern digital age continues to grow and evolve, the volume of electronic data we accumulate continues to grow at a similar rate. Due to the increasing amount of data we need to store, it [...]