Don’t save your passwords like this

Don’t save your passwords like this

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Microsoft is always introducing new features and services to keep your people safe online, and your data secure.

As a business owner or manager, you should already know that weak or reused passwords are one of the biggest risks to data security.

A new update coming soon to Microsoft Edge will give you access to …


Is that really your boss on a video call?

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A clever new fraud is being targeted at staff – where criminals impersonate their boss on a video call to steal from the business’s bank account.

Cyber security expert John Miller, of Smarter Technologies Ltd says it’s too easy for staff to be fooled.

“Imagine you were on a video call with your boss. That’s …


How to protect your webcam from spies

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In just two short years, a good quality webcam has become a critical tool for everyone. Could you imagine doing business without one?

But hackers are using clever tools to try to spy on people using their webcams.

They can use rogue websites and apps to gain access.

Fortunately, you can protect yourself easily and …


“Email Hijack” – how not to be a victim

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John Miller has launched a brand new book – aiming to teach business owners about the massive cyber security risks of email.

In “Email Hijack”, John explores how the majority of hacks start with one dodgy email. But that can easily lead to money being stolen from a business bank account.

“If you …


Protect your business from these common financial phishing scams

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The average office worker sends and receives around 121 emails every day. And while that sounds like a lot, you may be shocked to learn that 3 billion phishing emails are sent each day. They account for 1% of all email traffic.

What’s a phishing email? It’s an email sent by cyber criminals that pretends …


Tech Update: Is that PayPal email a phishing attack?

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Can you guess which company was most impersonated in financial phishing emails last year? You’ve probably got an account with them yourself.

Watch this week’s tech update video to find out how to keep your business protected from financial phishing scams.

PayPal is one of the world’s most popular online payment methods. 392 million people …


It’s time to check your business’s defences against the threat of Russian cyber attack

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While the cyber security of your business should always be a high priority, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine means that businesses may be at an increased risk of cyber attack.

Although there is no direct threat at present, the West is placing a range of sanctions on Russia. There could be retaliation, and Russia has used …


Tech Update: How the Ukraine invasion could affect your cyber security

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The current situation in Ukraine could have an unexpected impact on your business’s cyber security. It’s possible Russia could launch cyber attacks to hit back against global action.

Official advice is to make sure your business meets current basic cyber security standards. Watch this week’s tech update video to find out how to stay protected.…


See if your business’s data is for sale with dark web monitoring

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The dark web is used by cyber criminals to buy and sell personal data online.

If your information is found on the dark web, it means that your data’s been breached. And an attack on you is more likely in the future.

The dark web is seen as the underbelly of the Internet. It is …


Covid-19 is an amazing opportunity for cyber criminals

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Because of COVID-19, we’re spending more time at home, and more time online.

This creates a lucrative opportunity for cyber criminals. They’ll do anything they can to scam innocent people and businesses.

There’s already been a huge number of COVID-19 related phishing attacks. Which is why you and your business need to stay alert.

If …


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