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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 [...]

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2018 – The worst year yet for cyber-attacks?

Avoiding and identifying ransomware became progressively tougher in 2017, as the amount of ransomware variants increased by 46%.  In the next 2 years, security experts predict businesses will [...]

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Phishing emails – Don’t take the bait

In a recent report by Clearswift, 59% of business decision makers highlighted that phishing emails are currently the biggest concern for UK businesses when it comes to cyber-threats.  In fact, [...]

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Ransomware: a lesson learned, or a repeat in 2018?

Despite the high profile cases last year, many businesses and organisations are going into 2018 with inadequate protection against ransomware attacks.  In a recent survey conducted by Sophos, it [...]

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Cyber security salaries are said to rise by 7% in 2018

According to a recent survey, salaries for cyber security specialists are said to rise at an average of 7% in 2018, making it one of the highest salary increases for IT-based roles. Other IT and [...]

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The Morrisons data breach raises awareness of vicarious liability

What happened? Back in 2014, Morrisons suffered a serious data breach when an ex-employee leaked the data of nearly 100,000 employees online. Data included names, addresses, dates of birth, phone [...]