Cybersecurity Insights

Isabel Louisa Rawlings

What Is Malware? And How To Prevent An Attack.

30/07/19 10:00

What is Malware?

We have all heard the word ‘Malware’ but what is it, and how can it affect you? 

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Isabel Louisa Rawlings

POS Malware Data Breaches And Why They Keep Happening

10/07/19 12:15

Recently, more and more news has surfaced about millions of consumers becoming affected by data breaches. Most of these data breaches involve a company’s point of sale (POS) machine. The main objective for hackers, when attempting to hack a company’s POS machines, is to steal the 16-digit card number from your credit card. Obtaining credit card information from big companies can be extremely lucrative for hackers, as on the black market, credit cards can sell for up to £100 per number.

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Benjamin Hosack

9 Million Websites Shows Half a Million Are At "High Risk" Of Breach

07/06/19 09:51

We’re fast approaching the middle of 2019, and already we’ve seen numerous announcements of major data compromises involving millions of personal data records being stolen, including:

  1. Email addresses & passwords
  2. Passport numbers
  3. Social security numbers
  4. Banking information & credit card data

While the largest breaches catch our attention and have done a lot to raise awareness to the threat these criminals pose to our society, what is often less well reported, and therefore, less well understood, is how the smaller end of the business world is being targeted. As an example, we rarely hear about the thousands of successful small to medium eCommerce websites that have been hacked, and are quietly leaking all their customer payment data to criminals every day.

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Kirsty Trainer

Cyberattacks Within Schools

25/01/19 10:25

In recent months, cyberattacks have been on the rise within the education industry, especially within schools. Only recently, CCTV was leaked on to the dark web through a disturbing website called ‘Watch live surveillance cameras in the UK’.

CCTV footage leaked included children in the playground, classrooms, and even the bathroom. 20% of schools have been targeted already, and in coming months the figures are expected to rise.

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Jake Dennys

Security Spring Clean:  Safeguarding Magento.

06/04/18 16:57

Spring is finally upon us and after a long, gruelling winter; lambs are frolicking, daffodils are sprouting, and hackers are still breaching websites. It’s time to revisit your website security and make sure you’re taking the necessary measures to protect yourself and your customers.

Read More
Isabel Louisa Rawlings

What Is Malware? And How To Prevent An Attack.

30/07/19 10:00

What is Malware?

We have all heard the word ‘Malware’ but what is it, and how can it affect you? 

Read More
Isabel Louisa Rawlings

POS Malware Data Breaches And Why They Keep Happening

10/07/19 12:15

Recently, more and more news has surfaced about millions of consumers becoming affected by data breaches. Most of these data breaches involve a company’s point of sale (POS) machine. The main objective for hackers, when attempting to hack a company’s POS machines, is to steal the 16-digit card number from your credit card. Obtaining credit card information from big companies can be extremely lucrative for hackers, as on the black market, credit cards can sell for up to £100 per number.

Read More
Benjamin Hosack

9 Million Websites Shows Half a Million Are At "High Risk" Of Breach

07/06/19 09:51

We’re fast approaching the middle of 2019, and already we’ve seen numerous announcements of major data compromises involving millions of personal data records being stolen, including:

  1. Email addresses & passwords
  2. Passport numbers
  3. Social security numbers
  4. Banking information & credit card data

While the largest breaches catch our attention and have done a lot to raise awareness to the threat these criminals pose to our society, what is often less well reported, and therefore, less well understood, is how the smaller end of the business world is being targeted. As an example, we rarely hear about the thousands of successful small to medium eCommerce websites that have been hacked, and are quietly leaking all their customer payment data to criminals every day.

Read More
Kirsty Trainer

Cyberattacks Within Schools

25/01/19 10:25

In recent months, cyberattacks have been on the rise within the education industry, especially within schools. Only recently, CCTV was leaked on to the dark web through a disturbing website called ‘Watch live surveillance cameras in the UK’.

CCTV footage leaked included children in the playground, classrooms, and even the bathroom. 20% of schools have been targeted already, and in coming months the figures are expected to rise.

Read More
Jake Dennys

Security Spring Clean:  Safeguarding Magento.

06/04/18 16:57

Spring is finally upon us and after a long, gruelling winter; lambs are frolicking, daffodils are sprouting, and hackers are still breaching websites. It’s time to revisit your website security and make sure you’re taking the necessary measures to protect yourself and your customers.

Read More