WisePay

WisePay Hacked

Between the 2nd and 5th October, parents who were topping up their child’s prepaid lunch card via WisePay have been warned their card details have been compromised. Parents of approximately 300 schools in the UK have been affected by this scam. Wise pay stated that only a small number of parents would have made payments[…]

Partnerships

The Importance of Cyber Security Partnerships with MSP’s

The business world is becoming more and more dominated by IT, the demand for managed Service providers (MSP’s) is increasing due to the amount of  SME’s who need their IT manged externally. The role of MSP’s however are changing, no longer do they simply manage company’s network and computers. The increasing risk of Cyber attacks affecting[…]

Twitter

Twitter Upping Security

Twitter has recently announced that they have automatically activated extra account protection for US politicians and key persons in the upcoming US election. Twitter are prompting key individuals to make immediate changes to their account security after one of the most prolific hacks of social networks happened to twitter in June. The hack in June[…]

GraphQL, a new option for API creation

As software engineers, we are extremely familiar with the core functionality of REST for APIs. Recently, a modern alternative, named GraphQL, has been developed to provide improved flexibility of queries when compared to the comparative static nature of REST APIs. GraphQL has been developed to mitigate the existing problem inherent within REST APIs, Overposting, where[…]

breaches

Breaches at scale – a look into BlueLeaks and protecting your data

Data breaches have always been an understandably worrying topic for most. The fear of having your information; your name, address, contact information or even credit card information is one of the largest concerns when considering digital security. In most recent events, nearly 270 gigabytes of data have been leaked and published in the latest release[…]