Top Tips to Avoid Valentine’s Day Cyber Scams

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, many people will turn to online dating in the hope of finding that special someone. While looking for love online can be exciting, it can also lead to heartbreak as fraudsters look to exploit vulnerable people at this time of year. The online dating scene…

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Scam of the Week: Massive Spike in Coronavirus Phishing Emails

Fraudsters are exploiting the public’s fear of the coronavirus outbreak by launching a range of devious phishing emails aimed at delivering malware. In recent weeks, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the spread of coronavirus as a global health emergency. 636 people have died in China, and the virus…

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Top 5 Social Media Scams to be Aware of

  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…

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Iran's Cyber Attack Timeline

Iran’s Cyber Attack Timeline 2009 – 2020

Tensions between Iran and the United States are at an all-time high after the US killing of Iran’s top general, Qassim Suleimani on January 3. Iran vowed to take immediate revenge, and in the days following Suleimani’s death, the country carried out a ballistic missile attack on Iraqi military bases…

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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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