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Cybercrime · Cybersecurity Strategy · Internet of Things

New threats posed by closing the gap between IT and OT

The gap between office Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) −everything that networks, controls and evaluates machines in industrial environments − has been closing for some...

Cybercrime · Public Hotspot · VPN

Hackers could use World Cup for their own end game

It’s not long now, in June the FIFA World Cup 2018 is set to kick off in Russia. Football is one of the most common shared interests in the world, fans are emotionally committed and play a big part in...

Cybercrime · Data Security

Easy money: Cryptocurrency mining trojans are trending

It’s hard to miss the irony of the British government’s Information Comissioner’s Office (ICO) being targeted by an illegal cryptocurrency mining campaign. After indications that attackers had...

Cybercrime · Data Security

Meltdown and Spectre – play down or panic?

Users have long since accepted that software errors can be exploited for digital attacks. In fact, these have become so frequent that only highly critical incidents make the news. Hardware is mostly a...

Cybercrime · Data Security

How to Lose User Confidence and Jeopardize Security

Using up-to-date security software is pretty much at the top of recommended defense measures. Anti-virus and anti-phishing software filter out daily attacks from network communications. However, it is...

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Cybercrime · Cybersecurity Strategy · VPN

Awareness is crucial - How to prevent e-mail fraud

Sometimes it’s hard to believe the stories we read. In the case of CEO fraud incidents, cybercriminals earn double-digit sums in the millions by persuading employees that they are acting on behalf of...

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Cybercrime · Cybersecurity Strategy · Mobile · VPN

The risk of attack is getting closer – mobile devices in focus

Smartphones are part of everyday life, either for private or professional use. However, while many users have taken basic measures to protect their desktop PC or laptop, this is not the case for...

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Cybercrime · Mobile · VPN

The summer holiday season brings extra risk for restaurants and hotel chains

US retailers have been having a tough time of late. 

Cybercrime · Data Security

The next major incident is simply a matter of time

When WannaCry dominated the headlines, manufacturers fell over one another to make a statement. On the whole, the comments can be divided into two groups. Some reminded customers that not patching...

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Cybercrime · Data Security · Internet of Things · VPN

Older ATMs Under Fire as IoT Starts to Bite