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How to stay safe on social media

How to stay safe on social media

Social media is a constant source of knowledge for cyber criminals, which is why managing it is key for protecting yourself and your organisation. There are many simple things you can do, like ensuring your accounts have the highest privacy settings, using complex and...

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How to protect your identity from cybercriminals

How to protect your identity from cybercriminals

Identity theft is on the rise. With so much information available about everyone online, it’s become incredibly easy for someone to steal your identity. In fact, over a quarter of all social media users admit that they have created a fake account at least once, and...

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The most impersonated brands in phishing emails

The most impersonated brands in phishing emails

Phishing attacks are consistently on the rise, with over 3.4 billion phishing emails delivered each day. Cyber criminals are becoming more and more sophisticated, not only using spear phishing tactics, but designing their emails so meticulously that it’s almost...

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What is a data breach and how can you avoid one?

What is a data breach and how can you avoid one?

A “data breach” is now a term that is used in the cyber security industry to mean any one of a number of things. In its simplest term however, a data breach is a security violation, where sensitive or protected data is copied, transmitted, viewed, or stolen by someone...

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Password Security: How to choose the safest password

Password Security: How to choose the safest password

One of the very first things we do when setting up a new device or logging into a new system is choosing a password. It’s like turning the key in your front door. It’s the first step to your private information, countless details hidden behind those – hopefully –...

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What is a Cyber Attack and how can it affect my business?

What is a Cyber Attack and how can it affect my business?

Cyber attacks are an ever-present threat in our digital landscape. They are occurring more and more frequently, targeting organisations from start-ups to global conglomerates alike. On average, a cyber attack takes place every 39 seconds, meaning there are over two...

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Phishing Attacks: How to spot a fake or scam NHS email

Phishing Attacks: How to spot a fake or scam NHS email

Fake emails, known as phishing emails are consistently on the rise. In fact, it’s now estimated that 3.4 billion phishing emails are sent out each day and, with that rate of delivery, it’s no wonder that people are clicking on them. In this article, we'll help you to...

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Sleeper Malware: The trojan horse of cybercrime

Sleeper Malware: The trojan horse of cybercrime

What is Sleeper Malware? When most people think of cybercrime, they imagine clicking on a link in an email and a virus infecting their laptop, or being tricked into sharing personal information. It’s a quick decision – one click sometimes costs upwards of hundreds of...

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Cybercrime Country: Imagine the property prices…

Cybercrime Country: Imagine the property prices…

Recently, we stumbled upon an extremely frightening figure. A report published by US-based CyberSecurity Ventures, found that if the cybercrime industry was a country, its economy would be the third largest in the world.   Pulling out the figures, that’s based on an...

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