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The complete guide to building a security awareness programme that works
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Whitepaper

The complete guide to building a security awareness programme that works

How security leaders can drive real behaviour change
14 Jun 2021
2021 state of the phish
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Whitepaper

2021 state of the phish

An in-depth look at user awareness, vulnerability, and resilience
14 Jun 2021
X-rated phishing attacks just keep growing
X-rated phishing attacks just keep growing
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X-rated phishing attacks just keep growing

New data from GreatHorn finds hackers increasingly using explicit material to get victims to click on malware
4 Jun 2021
Justice Department seizes domains used in USAID spear-phishing attacks
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Justice Department seizes domains used in USAID spear-phishing attacks

The APT29 hacking group is behind recent campaign
2 Jun 2021
What is DMARC and how can it improve your email security?
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What is DMARC and how can it improve your email security?

Protect your customers and brand rep with this email authentication protocol for domain spoofing
28 May 2021
Eight arrested over Royal Mail ‘smishing’ scam
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Eight arrested over Royal Mail ‘smishing’ scam

The arrests come weeks after researchers found a 645% increase in Royal Mail-related phishing scams
24 May 2021
Four quick tips to create an unbreakable password
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Four quick tips to create an unbreakable password

Sink password pirates with these password-creation tips
20 May 2021
What is phishing?
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What is phishing?

From banking scams to industrial espionage, we look at why phishing is so lucrative
17 May 2021
Train firm slammed over 'bonus' phishing test
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Train firm slammed over 'bonus' phishing test

Security experts suggest businesses use other 'lures' to avoid upsetting workers in the current climate
11 May 2021
Security awareness training strategies for account takeover protection
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Security awareness training strategies for account takeover protection

Why you need an inside-the-perimeter strategy for internal threats
10 May 2021
How to increase cyber resilience within your organisation
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How to increase cyber resilience within your organisation

Cyber resilience for dummies
10 May 2021
COVID-related phishing fuels a 15-fold increase in NCSC takedowns
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COVID-related phishing fuels a 15-fold increase in NCSC takedowns

The NCSC recorded a significant jump in the number of attacks using NHS branding to lure victims
10 May 2021
What is hacktivism?
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What is hacktivism?

From Anonymous to Omega, here’s everything you need to know about hackers with a conscience
22 Apr 2021
MI5 warns of foreign agents using LinkedIn to steal information
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MI5 warns of foreign agents using LinkedIn to steal information

Some UK government departments are thought to have engaged with fake profiles linked to hostile states
21 Apr 2021
eBay, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, and Google were phishers’ top targets in 2020
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eBay, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, and Google were phishers’ top targets in 2020

Phishers also making more use of HTTPS in attacks
20 Apr 2021
Royal Mail-related phishing scams surge by 645%
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Royal Mail-related phishing scams surge by 645%

Check Point found that the average weekly number of attacks increased from 20 to 150 last month
12 Apr 2021
What is ethical hacking? White hat hackers explained
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What is ethical hacking? White hat hackers explained

Not all hackers are motivated by greed - some of them use their powers for good
9 Apr 2021
Hackers have raked in £34.5 million from COVID-related scams
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Hackers have raked in £34.5 million from COVID-related scams

City of London Police told IT Pro that a spike in January was caused by vaccine phishing emails
24 Mar 2021
Three billion emails sent in 2020 showed signs of sender fraud
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Three billion emails sent in 2020 showed signs of sender fraud

The use of DMARC, which helps prevent phishing attacks, is on the rise, says report
22 Mar 2021
City of London Police wage war against Sci-Hub
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City of London Police wage war against Sci-Hub

The popular shadow library website has been accused of orchestrating at least 42 cyber attacks on UK universities
22 Mar 2021
Hackers target US taxpayers with NetWire and Remcos malware
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Hackers target US taxpayers with NetWire and Remcos malware

Attackers are attempting to lure victims with malware-laced Word documents that purport to contain tax-related content
19 Mar 2021
Hackers spoofed Huawei website to steal 5G information
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Hackers spoofed Huawei website to steal 5G information

McAfee uncovers phishing campaign that may have been motivated by the ban of Chinese technology in the global 5G rollout
16 Mar 2021
High-risk email security threats increased by 32% last year
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High-risk email security threats increased by 32% last year

Tried and tested email methods used to attack organizations
3 Mar 2021