The internet offers a vast world of opportunity, connection, and information. But with great power comes great responsibility! Protecting yourself online is more important than ever. This section is your one-stop shop for all things cyber safety. We’ll equip you with the knowledge and tools you need to navigate the digital landscape with confidence. Dive into our library of articles to discover the latest on cyber safety.

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Essential Security Practices: Learn the Fundamentals of Cyber Safety

Mastering the basics of cyber hygiene can significantly reduce your vulnerability to cyber threats. Our articles on essential security practices cover everything from best practices for creating and managing strong passwords, how to set up and use 2FA to enhance account security, to the importance of keeping software and operating systems up to date. We also offer guidance on regular software updates and the importance of backup strategies to protect your data against unexpected events. Whether you’re a complete beginner or looking to refresh your knowledge, these foundational tips are crucial for anyone using the internet today.

Shielding Your Devices: Explore Best Practices for Device Protection

Your devices are the gateways to your personal and professional life. Protecting them is critical to safeguarding your information. Our comprehensive guides discuss the best security software, settings for enhancing privacy, and practices for securing your computers, smartphones, and tablets from malware, viruses, and unauthorised access. We provide recommendations for robust antivirus and anti-malware solutions, information on how to encrypt your devices to protect sensitive data and tips for securing your home network and safely using public Wi-Fi. Learn how to assess and improve the security posture of your devices, ensuring they are fortified against the latest threats and vulnerabilities.

Staying Secure Online: Get Tips on Safe Browsing and Data Management

Navigating the internet securely involves more than just antivirus software. Our articles provide advanced strategies for safe browsing, managing your online presence, and keeping your personal information private. Learn how to utilise secure connections, spot secure websites, and use privacy-enhancing tools such as VPNs and encrypted messaging services. We also offer advice on managing social media settings to control who can see your information and posts, minimising exposure to potential cyber threats.

Understanding Cyber Threats: Demystify Common Online Dangers

Cyber threats are constantly evolving, but understanding them is the first step toward defence. Our articles delve into the mechanics of common online dangers such as phishing scams, ransomware attacks, and identity theft. By breaking down how these threats work and the tactics that cybercriminals use, we equip you with the knowledge to identify suspicious activity and protect yourself effectively. Our coverage includes real-life examples and the latest trends in cybercrime, providing a thorough understanding of the cyber threat landscape.

Protecting Your Loved Ones: Learn How to Keep Your Family and Friends Safe Online

The internet can be particularly challenging for children and less tech-savvy individuals who may not recognise online hazards. Our articles focus on strategies to protect your loved ones online, from setting up child-safe browsing to educating your family about online safety. Learn about tools and settings that can help control and monitor internet usage, and discover the best ways to talk to different age groups about the importance of cybersecurity. Ensuring that your family and friends are informed and vigilant is key to maintaining their safety in the digital world.

No matter your technical expertise, we have articles tailored to your needs. Empower yourself with knowledge and become a more secure and responsible digital citizen!

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Apple AirTag Zero-Day Weaponizes Trackers

Abdelrazak KhatibAbdelrazak Khatib

02/11/23

Apple AirTag Zero-Day Weaponizes Trackers

In addition the hackers claimed to have accessed the login details of over 3000 Acer...

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Encrypted & Fileless Malware Sees Big Growth

Development TeamDevelopment Team

07/02/24

Encrypted & Fileless Malware Sees Big Growth

VirusTotal’s first Ransomware Activity Report reveals that it received ransomware submissions from 140 different countries...

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Apache Web Server Zero-Day Exposes Sensitive Data

Abdelrazak KhatibAbdelrazak Khatib

02/11/23

Apache Web Server Zero-Day Exposes Sensitive Data

Hardware and electronics giant Acer has suffered a data breach, with hackers claiming they have...

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IP Surveillance Bugs in Axis Gear

Development TeamDevelopment Team

02/11/23

IP Surveillance Bugs in Axis Gear

It’s one of the most serious threats facing organizations today, with the FBI estimating it caused...

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All Source Code Leaked

Abdelrazak KhatibAbdelrazak Khatib

12/12/23

All Source Code Leaked

The newspaper said it found that teachers’ Social Security numbers were contained in the HTML...

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Next Phase in Cyber Warfare

Stephen McClellandStephen McClelland

02/11/23

Next Phase in Cyber Warfare

Prosecutors claim that the group targeted companies in the United States and around the world,...

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The Coming AI Hackers

Abdelrazak KhatibAbdelrazak Khatib

02/11/23

The Coming AI Hackers

Man charged with hack which shared COVID-19 test details in protest against vaccine pass. More...

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Syniverse Hack

Stephen McClellandStephen McClelland

02/11/23

Syniverse Hack

Eleanor Dallaway, the editor of InfoSecurity Magazine, was kind enough to invite me onto her...

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Tracking Stolen Cryptocurrencies

Development TeamDevelopment Team

29/01/24

Tracking Stolen Cryptocurrencies

One of those victims, according to the authorities, was a Boston-based company that says it...

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Check What Information Your Browser Leaks

Abdelrazak KhatibAbdelrazak Khatib

02/11/23

Check What Information Your Browser Leaks

An Acer spokesperson confirmed that the company’s Indian offices had suffered a cyber attack. More...

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Hardening Your VPN

Stephen McClellandStephen McClelland

02/11/23

Hardening Your VPN

A gang of three men has been charged with laundering the proceeds of a Business...

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A Death Due to Ransomware

Stephen McClellandStephen McClelland

02/11/23

A Death Due to Ransomware

Participation at all-time high for CyberFirst summer courses, led by the National Cyber Security Centre...

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Facebook Is Down

Stephen McClellandStephen McClelland

02/11/23

Facebook Is Down

All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing...

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Connecting your SOC with mobile teams

Stephen McClellandStephen McClelland

02/11/23

Connecting your SOC with mobile teams

In it we discuss infosecurity rockstars, podcasts, how I would feel if I was stranded...

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Remote work worked, until it didn’t

Stephen McClellandStephen McClelland

24/02/24

Remote work worked, until it didn’t

According to prosecutors, Elkhebri’s alleged role in the plot was to open multiple bank accounts...

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End-to-end encryption and securing data

Abdelrazak KhatibAbdelrazak Khatib

24/02/24

End-to-end encryption and securing data

A married couple are accused of selling nuclear sub secrets, Facebook continues to make young...

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Developer Tools or simply right-clicking on the page

Abdelrazak KhatibAbdelrazak Khatib

02/11/23

Developer Tools or simply right-clicking on the page

In other words, the information was available to anyone with a web browser who happened...

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The hidden threat of business collaboration tools

Stephen McClellandStephen McClelland

02/11/23

The hidden threat of business collaboration tools

Your organization risks compliance and disaster protection shortcomings unless your data management practices catch up...

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