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Why Do Hackers Go After SMEs?



Why Do Hackers Go After SMEs?

Cybercriminals are going after SMEs. Although you might not hear a lot about it in the news, it is entirely because of more “exciting” headlines about major banks or government agencies being hacked. Online cheating websites, car companies, big retailers – they all contribute to the sound statements about cyber … |More

Uber Is to Quadruple Its Security Team



Uber Is to Quadruple Its Security Team

Taxi services provider and Black Cab nemesis Uber has recently announced that it will be expanding its security team. Uber aims to lessen concerns about data privacy and be more prepared in case they need to defend against hackers. The current number of staff working in a security team is … |More

Ofcom’s 2015 Market Report is out and it’s official – The UK Has a Strongly Embedded Smartphone Culture – So What Are the Security Implications?



Ofcom’s 2015 Market Report is out and it’s official – The UK Has a Strongly Embedded Smartphone Culture – So What Are the Security Implications?

According to Ofcom, the UK’s communications regulator, PCs and laptops lag behind smartphones when it comes to Internet browsing. Smartphones have become an inseparable part of our personal and business lives. Instant access to an email, conference calls on-the-go, facetiming your kids while commuting home from work, amongst other activities, … |More

Carphone Warehouse Says The Recent Attack Represents ‘The Reality of the Modern World’



Carphone Warehouse Says The Recent Attack Represents ‘The Reality of the Modern World’

The mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse admitted that up to 2.4m customers’ personal data, such as names, addresses and DOBs might have been exposed to hackers. There is a possibility that encrypted payment card details have also be accessed, leaving previous and existing customers to worry even more.

The … |More

Get £5000 Towards Your Cyber Security with Innovate UK



Get £5000 Towards Your Cyber Security with Innovate UK

The latest report from Gov.uk has good news for businesses looking to upgrade their cyber security. Until the 20th of October, SMEs can apply to win a £5000 Cyber Security Innovation Voucher from Innovate UK.

Innovate UK is a government initiative dedicated to driving future economic growth through developments in … |More

If You Want to Do Better, Go to Your Best Customers First – Cameron Agrees Renewed Security Pledge With Trading Partner, Singapore.



If You Want to Do Better, Go to Your Best Customers First – Cameron Agrees Renewed Security Pledge With Trading Partner, Singapore.

According to the Prime Minister, if you want to do better, you should go to your best customers first and try and get even more investment and business out of them. After such a statement, Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong could not hide his positivity towards Europe’s engagement … |More

“Wiz Wiz Wiz Wiz… TICK!” – Do We Need to Read T&Cs Online?



“Wiz Wiz Wiz Wiz… TICK!” – Do We Need to Read T&Cs Online?

“Does it matter if we read T&Cs online?” was the question posed by Presenter Kaye Adams to Jay George, online security expert and Managing Consultant at Commissum, on BBC Radio Scotland yesterday.

Kaye admitted that she usually goes: “Wiz, wiz, wiz, wiz…TICK!” Fair to say that most of … |More

The Time Machine Really Works – The Commodore 64 Has Come Back to Life!



The Time Machine Really Works – The Commodore 64 Has Come Back to Life!

Are we ready for the retro phone? Italian entrepreneurs, Massimo Cabigiano and Carlo Scattolini have no doubts. They have acquired the rights to the Commodore brand. With the Commodore 64 turning 30 the pair are launching the Commodore PET, a smartphone which runs Android 5.0 Lollipop and has a 5.5-inch … |More

Windows 10 Is Just Round The Corner – “Log In With Your Smile”



Windows 10 Is Just Round The Corner – “Log In With Your Smile”

Windows 10 TV ads began appearing last Monday, and the Microsoft PR machine appears to be in full swing. One of the ads – ‘The Future Starts Now’ – (if you can stand all of its 60 seconds of saccharine sweetness, check it out) demonstrates how users can now … |More

Everything Is Getting Very Real as Epic Games Suffer Epic Security Fail



Everything Is Getting Very Real as Epic Games Suffer Epic Security Fail

Epic Games, maker of hit titles including Gears of War, Unreal Tournament and the legendary Unreal Gaming Engine have had their Games’ forums hacked. The forums have been taken offline and will only re-open once the issue is resolved. The current information on the website states:

 

“We’re performing

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