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Tackling online bullying: creating and maintaining a safe online environment: Webinar recap

Tackling bullying is a focus for many schools and organisations throughout the year but especially around November when The Anti-Bullying Alliance’s week-long campaign takes place. This year’s campaign theme was ‘One Kind Word’ which is especially relevant for how bullying has changed with the growing popularity of online learning.   We decided to commemorate Anti-Bullying week by hosting the webinar ‘Tackling online bullying: creating and maintaining a safe online environment.’ We were joined by …

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WannaCry: Anatomy of a Ransomware Attack

As this is written, one of the largest cyberattacks in history is underway across the globe. 75,000 ransomware attacks in 99 countries are reported to be exploiting the Windows vulnerability "EternalBlue," which Microsoft had released a patch for earlier this year. The ...
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RAT infestation? The threat of Remote Access Trojans on Android devices

The return of the SpyNote RAT as a fake Netflix app in late January gave notice that Remote Access Trojans may be the next large scale cyber threat.  Originally surfaced in the summer of 2016, SpyNote is a robustly featured ...
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POS Systems: The Proven Vulnerabilities

Ask yourself: if the retail infrastructure defense fails, what will be left to protect the POS systems?Retail infrastructure is very complex and thus hard to secure. Retailers cannot remain wholly unaffected by industry-fellows experience, and the attempts to define and ...
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Security Alert: Ransomware attacks via Facebook Messenger using Google Chrome extensions

A new wave of Ransomware targeting Facebook and Google Chrome users is in the public spotlight. Cybercriminals are attacking their victims by sending malicious Scalable Vector Graphic (SVG) images over Facebook Messenger. Facebook users can be easily fooled as the ...
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Hackers Hit Albertson’s, Community Health Systems

It's been a busy couple of days in the world of cybersecurity.  On Friday, two of the largest grocery store chains in the United States - Albertson's and SuperValu - announced that their payment systems had been hacked.  Earlier today, ...
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The Rise of Vendor Risk Management

What if you learned that more than 40% of your security breaches had been caused by third party vendors? You'd be shocked, right? This is one of the findings of the Ponemon Institute’s fourth annual Patient Privacy & Data Security ...
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