Category Archives: Hacks

Email fraud – how much of a risk is it posing to businesses?

email fraud

Since 2003, the FBI has published numerous press releases every year warning of increasingly sophisticated email scams/email fraud targeting high-end firms.  By sending emails that spoof executives working at a firm, hackers are able to convince the firm to send unauthorized international and national wire transfers involving large amounts of… Read more »

Apple vs FBI – the battle for encryption, privacy & security

Apple vs FBI

  Our digital security is under attack; Apple vs FBI (FBiOS) is a battle for encryption, our fundamental right to privacy and against mass surveillance, cyber criminals, and terrorism. This storm has been publicly brewing since the 16th of February when a Californian court requested Apple to unlock an iPhone… Read more »

From hacks and cyber-attacks to celebrity conniptions and email encryption; the stories from 2014 & online security in 2015

If 2013 was the year of shedding light on the NSA surveillance programs, 2014 was definitely the year of high profile hacks and attacks on personal accounts, businesses, Governments and celebrities. The cybercriminals have been very busy, so as we start 2015 let’s reflect on some of the important events… Read more »