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Apple release iOS 12.0.1 – time to update!

Time to update your Apple devices and squash those security issues, as Apple just released an update to iOS12 - version 12.0.1. This update includes the following fixes: VoiceOver Available for: iPhone 5s and later, iPad Air and later, and iPod touch 6th generation Impact: A local attacker may be able to view photos and contacts from the lock screen Description: A lock screen...

U.S. agencies back tech firms that deny China hacked their systems

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So U.S. agencies backed tech firms that deny China hacked their systems. Whether the story from Bloomberg is true or false -  it’s fair to say given our current cyber arms race that there’s ‘potential’ for this scenario to happen. Theres several views and and theories on this one... an interesting debate for sure. Watch the video and share your views.      

#staysmartonlineweek – Steps to lock down your online security

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In the spirit of #staysmartonline week which runs from Monday the 8th through until Sunday the 14th of October, I thought I’d share some handy cyber tips to help lock down your online security. By sharing this information, I want to ensure everyone can proactively protect themselves from cyber-crime, and the most common threats online. It's not hard to do...

50 million Facebook Users Impacted in Latest Breach

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Tough times for Facebook at the moment - through the YouAs feature vulnerability.   Will Facebook be fined as a result of this attack? This video provides a quick summary of what's happened.

Amazon release Alexa “Guard”

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A surprise Amazon Alexa event, where Alexa Guard plus other new products are announced. Watch the full event using the above video.

Top 10 proactive steps to protect yourself from identity takeovers & fraud

When I tell people I meet outside of work what I do for a living, the conversation often evolves into questions about practical steps I recommend in order to protect against identity takeovers and fraud. Unfortunately I sometimes also meet people who have become victims of fraud, and wished they had known what to do in advance, hence why I...

Have you upgraded to iOS12 yet?

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There’s a stack of performance and security improvements that Apple have made. The video above provides more info on what to expect once you’ve upgraded.    

What we can learn from Kayne Wests passcode blunder

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Kanye West made an error during his visit to the White House this week that had nothing to do with making the media and a famously impatient President Trump sit through a 10-minute expletive-laced monologue. Watch the video above to see what happened. So have you ever wondered how often your passwords have been seen/shoulder surfed/recorded by mistake? This makes a...

F-Secure video demonstration of cold boot attack

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Cybersecurity company F-Secure published findings and a demonstration of cold boot attack. This particular attack has been around for a decade - but there's a slight twist - as the researchers have discovered a way around one of the safeguards used to stop this. Almost all modern computers are potential targets of a firmware hacking technique called the “cold boot...

iOS12-Apple’s focus on security & privacy for the masses

Apple iOS12 security features
Given the heightened interest in all things Apple now that the September event is done and dusted and all the new toys are out, I thought it would be useful to provide a quick overview of some of the benefits & security features that come with the new version of iOS12. The latest itteration of Apple's updated operating system was...
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Apple release iOS 12.0.1 – time to update!

Time to update your Apple devices and squash those security issues, as Apple just released an update to iOS12 - version 12.0.1. This update includes...
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U.S. agencies back tech firms that deny China hacked their systems

So U.S. agencies backed tech firms that deny China hacked their systems. Whether the story from Bloomberg is true or false -  it’s fair...
video

#staysmartonlineweek – Steps to lock down your online security

In the spirit of #staysmartonline week which runs from Monday the 8th through until Sunday the 14th of October, I thought I’d share some...