A vulnerability in the hugely popular messaging app WhatsApp has been found and exploited by threat actors. The attack vector is a voice call. The victim doesn't even need to answer the call. How can that possibly work? 

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Published 15 May 2019 6:50 PM
  • Cyber Security

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and HaveIBeenPwned have jointly released a list of the top 100,000 passwords out of a list of 551 million passwords found in breached data sets.

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Published 30 Apr 2019 2:00 AM
  • Cyber Security

Do you know what cyber threats your business faces? Do you - and your staff - know how to identify these threats? How do you recognise an attack? What can you put in place to maintain continuity of business? Do you understand just how vital staff awareness training is?

During late 2017 and the first half of 2018 we distributed a free GDPR guide and held free GDPR sessions at Network House. More than 180 customers attended, and the feedback sheets were overwhelmingly positive.

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Published 30 Apr 2019 2:00 AM
  • Cyber Security

During a meeting with the National Security Council on the 23rd April, 2019, Theresa May decided to allow Huawei to supply components for the UK's new 5G network.

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Published 24 Apr 2019 2:00 AM
  • Cyber Security

Remote Access Trojans (RATs) are hard to detect and can be devastating. How do you prevent infection? You need to train your staff to be able to deal with suspicious emails and attachments, and have good anti-malware protection.

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Published 23 Apr 2019 2:00 AM
  • Cyber Security

Always in the top one or two by frequency of incident, the humble email is still one of the preferred methods of attack by cybercriminals. At the end of 2018 a report by the IRS said they’d seen a 60% increase in phishing attacks.

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Published 11 Apr 2019 1:30 PM
  • Cyber Security
  • Scams

Sometimes you find yourself in situations where it’s hard not to think “How did I find myself here?”

That was the thought that came to me as I stood at reception in the Deeside Leisure Centre, asking the reception staff to direct me to the Radio Deeside offices. Radio Deeside is a community radio station serving Flintshire and the surrounding areas. I had been invited to be the guest on their regular Business Break Live slot.

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Published 04 Apr 2019 3:28 PM
  • Cyber Security
  • Pro-Networks

All businesses are at risk of suffering the fallout from cyber warfare activity. This article explains why and how CyberEssentials compliance is mandatory for some businesses.

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Published 25 Feb 2019 4:57 PM
  • Cyber Security
The internet is awash with zombie hackers, probing for vulnerable devices. This short blog explains what's happening and how achieving compliance is one of the most effective ways to protect your business from cyber attacks.
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Published 08 Jan 2019 2:13 PM
  • Cyber Security

A form of fraud

Phishing is a form of fraud. The criminals aim is to get you to reveal access to bank accounts (phishing) or to get you to send money to an account that appears genuine (spear phishing).

This post continues our journey covering the everyday threats we face from cyber criminals. Please follow links at the base of this post to read associated posts.

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Published 10 Dec 2018 7:00 PM
  • Cyber Security
  • Scams