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Just Paid the Ransom? Here’s How to Prevent It From Happening Again

Hackers can be relentless with their cyberattacks. While organizations can be vulnerable to many security threats, ransomware is especially ruthless since its attacks are completely automated. It doesn’t matter what industry or business you…

Data Leak Exposes 267 Million Facebook Users

A database of 267 million Facebook user IDs, phone numbers, and names was left exposed online for a fortnight thanks to another cloud misconfiguration, according to researchers. The trove was likely to have been the result of an illegal…

Election Security

As a highly publicized event, every 4 years the U.S presidential election comes with inevitable security risks and interest from high level hackers and sophisticated cybercriminals looking to sway its results. The upcoming election ups the…

Unemployment surges to the highest level in three years.

The UK unemployment rate has surged to its highest level in more than three years, as the coronavirus crisis continues to hit jobs. The unemployment rate for all people in the UK was 4.5 per cent for June to August 0.4 percentage points higher…

Cyber Security Trends 2020 And 2021

Cyber security is like the chessboard where hackers are searching to checkmate the defenders. Hackers are outplaying the defenders by launching an attack in every 39 seconds. Cases of cyberattacks are increasing and these cybercriminals…
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UK Department For Education fails to meet UK, GDPR data protection standards with flying colors!

A compulsory audit at the UK Department For Education (DFE) has exposed a quagmire of confusion and failures in managing and protecting data.  When a government's world-beating COVID-19 test-and-trace system seems to fall at each hurdle…

How Coronavirus is Impacting on Cybersecurity

The Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak has now officially been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). As well as causing unexpected health problems, it is also impacting the economies. Hackers are already knocking…

CYBER SECURITY CHALLENGES AFFECTING BUSINESS CONTINUITY SINCE THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

With the rise of coronavirus COVID-19, businesses around the world are facing major disruptions. They are struggling to continue business operations and secure their corporate assets. At the same time, employees are combating a tough fight…

The World’s Worst Passwords List: How Many Do You Have?

When it comes to password hygiene, many of us are still ignoring the basics. It’s estimated that 10 percent of internet users are guilty of using at least one of the top 25 most popular passwords. 3 percent of people use the very worst password:…

Only Three Out of Top 100 Airports Pass Cybersecurity Checks!

Ninety-seven percent of airport sites were being operated by outdated web software, with 24% of them containing known and exploitable vulnerabilities. Two-thirds of airports were exposed to the Dark Web. In one of the recent hacks in the aviation…