The five types of credit card fraud and how to protect yourself

The five types of credit card fraud and how to protect yourself

Credit card fraud has been a threat to our security for almost as long as credit cards have been in production. The nature of using a tiny piece of plastic to carry out large monetary transactions has evolved from unique, to regular and mundane. In fact, it is now the...
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 –...
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...
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...
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...
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...