Businesses, and anyone caught in a bad-tempered divorce, should be on the alert for mercenary hackers for hire. Firms large and small have been victim to keypad for hire gunslingers who possess tech savvy skills to breach the most sophisticated defences.
Our digital activity could increase the number of cyber threats we receive. For example, logging onto Netflix, shopping online or using internet banking. If one of these accounts is hacked, log in information, messages or financial data could be accessed from different accounts across the internet.
Do you find yourself constantly reading about cyber-security attacks on individuals and businesses? Often reading regional statistics, national impacts and what individuals can do to prevent an attack? Have you seen the potential effect of a global attack? A coordinated global cyber-security attack could have an economic impact of up to $193bn.
A teen in Argentina has become the first bug bounty hacker to become a millionaire. He was self-taught. Interestingly however, the hacking was with the aim of creating a safer internet. Legal hacking? What is it and how does it work?
Research has shown that the fear of fines through GDPR is making some firms more likely to pay cyber ransom than report the breach. This is a very scary thought and extremely counterproductive. Why is this happening and what could be done to prevent this?
Entrepreneurs trying to grow their businesses are juggling so many demands on their time that they may find themselves unwittingly leaving the back door open to cybercriminals.
Everyone has the right to protection of personal data, but the incoming GDPR regulation defines personal data as; any information that could be used, on its own or in conjunction with other data, to identify an individual. However, does the GDPR definition of personal data mean that we should delete all of our business and consumer emails to be compliant?
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Office 365 anti-spoof email protection: Insider spoofing or faking the email address of the CEO or the Managing Director to trick the CFO or the Finance Director into transferring tens of thousands of Pounds to criminal bank accounts is really big business. Microsoft, with Office 365 anti-spoof email protection, is quashing the threat.