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Are you staying safe on Social Media, home & away?

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Are you staying safe on Social Media, home & away?

Posting our experiences and photos on Social Media is something we all do, especially when we are travelling or on Holiday. But have you ever thought of the safety implications when you do this? Here are a few things to think about and help you stay safe on social Media Platforms. Check your ‘Friends’ List.  Make sure that you are posting to people that you trust when displaying personal details, especially when you include how long you will be away etc. Never befriend someone you don’t know or have casually met. You can always wait until to get to know...

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Easyjet Cyber-Breach affecting around 9 million customers

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Easyjet Cyber-Breach affecting around 9 million customers

Easyjet Cyber- breach affected around 9 million customers. Details have emerged this month that email addresses, travel details and in some cases, credit and debit card information, have been stolen from this very renowned company. Easyjet have informed and is working closely with the UK’s information Commissioners Office (ICO) during the on-going investigation. EasyJet first became aware of the attack in January, but it was only able to start informing customers about the breach in April. The reason being that it was such a highly sophisticated attack, so it took time to unravel and find who had been impacted. "We...

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Millennials V Baby Boomers? Who is the safest online?

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Millennials V Baby Boomers? Who is the safest online?

Millennials v Baby Boomers, which one is more secure online? Check out the chart to see the full story, you might be surprised at some of the results! 

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WORKING FROM HOME? IS YOUR SECURITY UP TO DATE?

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WORKING FROM HOME? IS YOUR SECURITY UP TO DATE?

Cyber advice for homeworkers to avoid cyber criminals exploiting Covid-19  Due to the latest advice from our UK government, more & more business and companies are asking their employees to work from home. So, to aid companies, the UK’s Cyber Security Agency has issued guidance to keep data safe from criminals trying to use the virus for exploitation.  It comes as more workers resort to working from home, in response to the latest recommendations from the Government aimed at slowing the spread of Covid-19. It warns that devices at home have a higher chance of being stolen or lost, so...

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CYBERCRIMINALS CAPITALIZING ON WORRIES ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS

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CYBERCRIMINALS CAPITALIZING ON WORRIES ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS

The COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus, is in the forefront of everyone’s minds around the world at present, we are being fed information from all directions, with a lot of conflicting data. To add to this confusion, cybercriminals are ‘cashing in’ on the public’s need to acquire more information about the virus and what to do to try and protect ourselves. There have been many reports about of ‘phishing scams’ (Phishing is the fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by disguising oneself as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.) Not only are...

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