Coronavirus – Top Tips to Work Cyber Safely from Home

Global concerns over the rapidly spreading coronavirus (COVID-19), has meant that many organisations have had to instruct their employees to work from home. Since the World Health Organisation declared Coronavirus a global pandemic, there has been a concerted effort to contain the spread of the virus and reduce infection. To…

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Scam of the Week: Fraudsters Cash in on Flybe Collapse

Flybe passengers are being warned to watch out for scams as fraudsters attempt to capitalise on the airline’s collapse. Europe’s largest regional airline collapsed into administration on Thursday 5 March, leaving many passengers stuck in cities throughout the UK and Europe. As passengers attempt to recoup lost money, fraudsters are…

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How to Deal with Ransomware Attacks

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…

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Scam of the Week: Warning Over Huge Rise in DVLA Scams

The DVLA has urged motorists to be extra vigilant after it reported a huge rise in scams across the UK. New figures compiled by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) revealed a 20% increase in online scams, with 1,538 reported scams during the last three months of 2019. The…

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5 damaging consequences of a data breach

5 Damaging Consequences of a Data Breach

Data breaches continue to dominate headlines around the world. Despite a greater emphasis being placed on data security, cybercriminals are continually finding new ways to circumvent defences to gain access to valuable corporate data. Whether it’s through sophisticated social engineering techniques, malware or supply chain attacks, cybercriminals are trying every…

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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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