Smishing: what is it and how can you stay safe?

Smishing: what is it and how can you stay safe?

In the world of cyber security, smishing is one of those words you tend to look at and think it’s a typo. But as scammers get more and more advanced, so do their methods and, believe it or not, smishing is one of them. The word itself is a combination of SMS and...
The most common social engineering attacks and how to avoid them

The most common social engineering attacks and how to avoid them

Social engineering is a type of cyber-attack that deliberately targets the victim’s emotions. It uses psychological manipulation to trick users into making security mistakes or giving away sensitive information. These attacks often take place over several weeks or...
Top 10 email scams to be aware of in 2023

Top 10 email scams to be aware of in 2023

Over the last twelve months, we have encountered any number of new email scams. Cybercriminals have become bolder, trying out new methods in an attempt to trick us into revealing our sensitive information. Unfortunately, despite an increasing awareness of these email...
Phishing & Blagging: what’s the difference?

Phishing & Blagging: what’s the difference?

Phishing? Blagging? What do these words mean? The cyber landscape is awash these days with new and complicated terminology, each new method of attack developed by cybercriminals earning itself a new name for us to learn and try to avoid. But what are they, and what’s...
Think Before You Click – What is it?

Think Before You Click – What is it?

The Think Before You Click campaign is designed to get you to do exactly that – slow down, consider what or who you’re interacting with online and think about what you’re about to do before you do it. It has been launched by many cyber security firms over the years,...
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