The growing trend of current event-based phishing hacks

The growing trend of current event-based phishing hacks

You might think you can spot a phishing email a mile off. But gone are the days of “Nigerian princes” asking you to wire them money. Hackers have become more sophisticated in their techniques. Their new tactics are clearly working as, according to CISCO’s 2021...
What’s warshipping and why should you be aware of it?

What’s warshipping and why should you be aware of it?

You might not consider warshipping – malicious hardware sent by post – when planning your cybersecurity strategy. After all, it uses one of the oldest methods of delivery available. Yet, it can pose a real threat to your network if successful.  Warshipping...
Mobile payment app scams: 5 ways to avoid them

Mobile payment app scams: 5 ways to avoid them

Mobile payment apps have made sending money easier, but they have also created a new opportunity for scammers.  One phishing scam that US authorities warn about involves the app Zelle – owned by a consortium of major banks including Bank of America, Chase,...
4 cybercrime trends to be aware of in 2022

4 cybercrime trends to be aware of in 2022

Whilst any cyber attack is unpredictable, there are trends that hackers follow. Here are some of the main ones to be aware of in 2022.  1. Current event-based phishing attacks Phishing is not a new tactic, however attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated....
How to protect yourself against revenge attacks

How to protect yourself against revenge attacks

Imagine an ex-employee, who was fired by your company, takes revenge by hacking into your IT system. They’re able to do this because passwords of systems they had access to have not been changed. Within a few hours they could potentially do significant damage to your...
5 ways to prevent tailgating in your company

5 ways to prevent tailgating in your company

You might not consider tailgating when developing your cybersecurity strategy, however it’s a form of social engineering which takes place in the physical world. It can be a tricky problem to tackle, but there are a few solutions.  What is tailgating? Tailgating is...