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How to protect yourself online

Mr Robot
In a time where companies, celebrities, and even governments are frequently coming under cyber-attack, getting hacked might seem inevitable. The good news however, is that you can do something to protect yourself, your family, and your work by following just 5 essential cyber tips. These tips stop hackers like those seen in Mr Robot in their tracks. So what’s...

Inspiring cyber / privacy books, podcasts, documentaries and websites

cyber security privacy books podcasts sites
I often get asked by friends and colleagues for recommendations on latest info to read / listen to for all things cyber & privacy, or interesting & inspiring material to read up on. I therefore decided it would be useful to share this more broadly, hence this page. Here's my latest recommendations: "Darknet Diaries" Podcast by Jack Rhysider. A mix of...

Crying Baby Social Engineering

This is a great example of how human manipulation can easily trick someone into doing something they shouldn't. A crying baby and convincing friendly female voice is sure to get someone doing something they shouldn't. This video brings this technique to life!

Marc Goodman – a vision of crimes now, and in the near future

Scary wake up call looking at the darker underbelly of tech and society...

Start taking back your online privacy by making these 4 easy changes

take back privacy
Some handy tips and advice for taking back your privacy... https://www.fastcompany.com/90346476/the-4-fastest-ways-to-protect-your-online-privacy-starting-right-now

Group-IB “Ransomware Uncovered 2020 – 2021” Report Published

Group-IB Ransomware Report
Cyber security company Group-IB have recently published a eye opening report on ransomware - revealing that almost two-thirds of ransomware attacks analysed during 2020 came from cyber criminals operating on a RaaS model. The report is well worth a read, and provides insightful details on how gangs operate and info to help cyber defence teams thwart attacks. It also...

CISA issues emergency directive following Microsoft Exchange zero-day vulnerability fixes

Microsoft Exchange Fix
The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued an emergency directive following the release of fixes for zero-day vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange.  On 2 March 2021, Microsoft released emergency security updates to fix four security holes in Exchange Server versions 2013 through 2019 that hackers were actively using to siphon email communications from Internet-facing systems running Microsoft Exchange. In...

SolarWinds global hack – so what happened?


Online trolls to face massive fines in world-first Australian cyber laws


Luscious LinkedIn Profiles – Please connect with me!?

Have you ever received a LinkedIn invitation from someone you don't actually know, but accepted it anyway because the profile photo looked 'interesting' or 'attractive'? It's one of the oldest tricks in the book used to connect with you and your contacts... would you be upset if I told you that it's just a social engineering trick? There are all...
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