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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3 Reasons to Browse the Internet in Incognito Mode

We’ve all become very aware of our online activity and the data trail that we’re leaving across the internet. Every website we visit tracks our activity, touchpoints, interests and this data can, in turn, be used to target us and build a detailed picture of our online activity. You may…

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two factor authentication

A Guide to Two Factor Authentication (2FA)

The humble password has been around for a long time and despite its popularity as the most common way to secure accounts, it no longer cuts it in an era of enhanced cyber attacks and data breaches. In fact, according to the 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, 81% of all…

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Security horror stories 2019

The scariest security horror stories of 2019

Halloween is right around the corner, but witches, goblins and ghouls aren’t the only things causing a fright this month. Organisations continue to be haunted by the threat of poisoned ransomware, devilish data breaches, and phantom phishing.

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Amazon Prime Warning

Scam of the Week: Warning over Amazon Prime Phone Scam

UK householders are being urged to be vigilant following a spate of scam phone calls from someone claiming to be from Amazon. The scams have been reported widely throughout the country and one woman in Northern Ireland was defrauded of £25,000 after the heartless crooks emptied her bank account. Victims have reported…

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How data breaches impact company valuations

How Data Breaches Impact Company Valuations

As data breaches become increasingly more common, it’s not a matter of ‘if’ an organisation is going to be attacked but ‘when’. 2018 was a landmark year for data breaches but according to a Risk Based Security research report, the first six months of 2019 have already seen more than 3,800…

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