EE Phishing Scam

Scam of the week: EE Phishing Scam Tricks Users with Sneaky URL

With a new year comes new scams and despite only being a week into 2020, fraudsters have already launched a devious new phishing scam aimed at defrauding EE customers. Victims have reported receiving text messages purporting to be from the UK-based mobile network provider. The message reads: “We were unable…

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The Biggest Data Breaches of 2019

With an increase of 54% in breaches over the last year and more than 4 billion records compromised, 2019 has had its share of some of the largest breaches of all time. Here’s a round up of the biggest data breaches of the year.

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Common mistakes in delivering a cybersecurity awareness campaign

Common Mistakes in Delivering Cyber Security Awareness Campaigns

Mistakes happen, it’s inevitable. But the reality is that when it comes to your Cyber Security Awareness Campaign, any mistake, no matter how small, can have a hugely detrimental effect on the security of your organisation. The results of these seemingly innocent mistakes are continually played out in the press…

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John Lewis Scam

Shoppers Warned Over Sneaky John Lewis Voucher Scam

Shoppers are being warned of a convincing scam that promises a free £100 John Lewis voucher to “celebrate the retail giant’s 96th anniversary”. Victims are sent a message via WhatsApp which says: ‘Johnlewis is giving away a £100 voucher to celebrate its 96th anniversary. Enjoy and thanks me later’. The…

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Is TikTok Safe to use?

Is TikTok Safe to Use?

It can be hard to keep track of all the different social media apps but one app that has quickly taken the world by storm is video sharing app, TikTok. The social media app has experienced a phenomenal phase of growth, and within the space of two years, it has…

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Royal Mail Customers hit with phishing scam

Scam of the Week – Royal Mail Phishing Scam

With the countdown to Christmas now well and truly on, fraudsters have launched a new phishing scam disguised as a parcel notification from Royal Mail. In a bid to catch out unsuspecting consumers, the crooks are sending out text messages that appear to come from Royal Mail. The message informs…

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Cyber security awareness campaigns

Can You Take Cyber Security Awareness Campaigns Too Far?

It's no secret that Cyber Security is an ever-growing issue as the cyber threat landscape continues to evolve and cyber criminals become increasingly sophisticated. In the past, companies had a small group of staff responsible for their IT and Cyber Security, however, in more recent years there has been a noticeable shift in mindset as cyber attacks continue to hit the headlines.

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Warning over Morrisons £50 free voucher scam

Scam of the week: Warning over Morrisons £50 Free Voucher Scam

Morrisons shoppers are being warned to avoid a fake voucher scam that is currently circulating on Facebook. The post claims stores are celebrating their ‘anniversary’ and that anyone who shares the link will receive a £50 voucher. The scam appears entirely legitimate and an image of the voucher is included within the…

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