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How to avoid falling victim to a phishing scam

What is phishing? First of all, what is phishing? We hear the term branded about daily by the media but what does it actually refer to? Phishing is the fraudulent method of sending emails, purporting to be from someone trusted by the recipient in order to deceive them. This can be an email that appears Read more about How to avoid falling victim to a phishing scam[…]

Ransomware

Ransomware

What is¬†the threat? One of the biggest threats facing businesses and home users through 2016 and 2017 is ransomware. If ransomware takes hold of a computer or a network the consequences can be catastrophic. Ransomware works by encrypting all documents it finds. It starts by encrypting the users documents on the machine that is infected, Read more about Ransomware[…]

Hire a hacker

Should I hire a hacker?

As a business in 2017 should you hire a hacker? Let’s first look at crime advice for physical buildings, homes, businesses, etc. You can get a security advisor, someone who is associated with the local police department who specialises in how to protect your home. They may advise you fit an alarm, some CCTV cameras, Read more about Should I hire a hacker?[…]

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence in the realms of information security is no new concept. It has been something that has been used in a defensive capacity for many years. It can perform tasks that humans can’t, spot behaviour patterns, adapt it’s way of detection based on how threats are evolving or based on baseline “normal” data. AI Read more about Artificial Intelligence[…]