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4 Ways to Avoid Disaster after Clicking on a Phishing Link

4 Ways to Avoid Disaster after Clicking on a Phishing Link

Phishing has become one of the most popular ways for hackers to attack accounts and infiltrate networks. Typically, cybercriminals lure in their targets with emails or sometimes text messages, containing malicious links. As soon as an unsuspecting user clicks on one of these links it unleashes malware. If not dealt with immediately, this malware can […]

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6 Ways to Protect your Small Business from Cyber Attacks

6 Ways to Protect your Small Business from Cyber Attacks

Cyber Attacks on small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) are on the rise. When they hit, they can cause irreparable damage to a company. In fact, 60% of SMEs fold within only six months of a cyber-attack. The trouble is, these small-scale hacks very rarely make the news. Everyone remembers last year’s WannaCry attack and the […]

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How Can Fake News Threaten Your IT Security?

How Can Fake News Threaten Your IT Security?

When the world’s most recognizable search engine churns out conspiracy theories surrounding the former President of the U.S., something’s up. Recently, Google Home came under fire after it was caught promoting fake news. If you asked the smart device, “Is Obama planning a coup” it’s reply was bizarre. “Obama may, in fact, be planning a […]

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Everything you need to know about the EU GDPR

Everything you need to know about the EU GDPR

After all the rumors, long debates, and heated discussions, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) have been confirmed. In 2018, these comprehensive guidelines will govern the way companies deal with, and protect, consumer information originating from the EU. Any company that doesn’t comply will face severe consequences. Offending organizations will face a fine of […]

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What is SQL Injection?

What is SQL Injection?

SQL Injection is one of the methods hackers use to steal valuable or sensitive data from businesses. In fact, it is one of the most widely used application layer attack techniques used today. This hacking technique exploits shoddy coding on a website by injecting SQL commands into input fields, such as login forms. This allows […]

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Get Up to Date Information about Website Security

Get Up to Date Information about Website Security

Everybody’s heard of hackers. These cyber crooks can infiltrate network security systems and steal valuable corporate data, as well as funds. But incredibly, many businesses overlook website security altogether. Between 2013 and 2014, the FBI revealed that hackers stole a mind-boggling 519 million financial records from the companies in the U.S. alone. Unsurprisingly, the scale […]

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