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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...
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#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...
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F-Secure video demonstration of cold boot attack

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...

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...

5 cyber tips – for individuals & businesses alike

I often get asked my opinion on what small businesses and individuals can do to protect themselves against cyber attackers.  This is the list...
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Lost Summer game released by eSafety office to build digital intelligence skills for kids

One for all parents of pre-teens & young teenagers... The eSafety Office has now released "The Lost Summer" - a role-playing video game, designed to...

Protect yourself with multi-factor

I still get a lot of people asking me about "multi-factor" or "two step"- so thought I'd share this so that everyone can make...

Unpatched Microsoft Windows 10 alpc bug

Microsoft are hopefully hot to trot - as they quickly address a widely disclosed Windows 10 vulnerability that has cyber security web sites and...
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What to Expect at Apple’s September 2018 Event: New iPhones, Apple Watch Series 4...

Yes there will be new security features, however there's a lot of rumours about what will be announced in the coming days at Apple's...
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What we can learn from Kayne Wests passcode blunder

Kanye West made an error during his visit to the White House this week that had nothing to do with making the media and...
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Microsoft Patch Tuesday – 88 vulnerabilities patched on Tuesday 11th June!

Microsoft patched 88 security vulnerabilities today, and also published four advisories as part of its monthly Patch Tuesday update. Quite a sizeable...
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Zero-day Microsoft vulnerability – patch quickly before more exploits come!

Today Microsoft released a number of security fixes to address 79 vulnerabilities across multiple Microsoft products. A handful of fixes have raised...
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WhatsApp is strongly encouraging its users to update to the very latest version of the app after discovering a vulnerability that allowed...