This week is Charity Fraud Awareness Week and it's been specifically set up to provide charities with valuable advice on how they can protect themselves from the threat of fraud and cybercrime.
Phishing and Ransomware
New social media platforms are emerging all the time but Facebook remains the world’s largest social networking site with over 2.7 billion active monthly users. Hackers have been quick to capitalise on this huge growth market and are continually finding new ways to defraud and scam users. By taking advantage…
In today’s evolving cyber threat landscape, it is vital that employees have the knowledge and skills to prevent phishing in your organisation.
As employees prepare to return to the office, cybercriminals have been quick to take advantage of the situation, leading to a surge in phishing attacks.
Following the launch of the highly anticipated Disney+, subscribers are being warned of a vicious email scam that attempts to harvest their personal information.
As anti-racism marches and rallies take place across the world, opportunistic fraudsters have turned their attention to the Black Lives Matter movement, in an attempt to exploit the public.
In the latest spate of COVID-19 related phishing scams, Microsoft has warned users about a new phishing campaign which uses malicious Excel macros to obtain remote access.
As individuals and businesses become increasingly reliant on video conferencing to stay connected during the Covid-19 outbreak, fraudsters have used the opportunity to target users with a malicious Zoom phishing scam.
Just hours after the UK government opened its furlough scheme for applications, opportunistic fraudsters targeted organisations with a devious furlough phishing scam.
As Covid-19 spreads across the globe, cybercriminals have increased their efforts to manipulate the public with a malicious ‘CovidLock’ app which aims to cash in on the coronavirus pandemic.
In recent weeks, a range of online attacks have been carried out as fraudsters seek to exploit COVID-19 for their own financial gain.
Ransomware is undoubtedly one of the biggest cyber threats affecting organisations around the world today. Hackers have changed their tactics and rather than target everyday consumers, they are chasing the money and focusing their attention on businesses where there is a much higher return on investment. Ransomware attacks against businesses…
Mobile security threats are on the rise. Knowledge is the most powerful weapon in the battle against scamming and it is more important than ever to be aware of common mobile security threats and how to avoid them.
Social media has completely transformed our lives and made the world a more connected place. There are over 3.725 billion active social media users worldwide, and new platforms are emerging all the time to keep up with our insatiable appetite to connect and share with others. Despite all the…
The notorious Emotet malware has made a resurgence in recent months and its developers are trying out a new tactic by hiding their malicious payload within fake extortion emails. The phishing emails use a spam email template to warn the user that their computer has been hacked and their data…