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Pharming attacks

Pharming is essentially a phishing scam that can infect numerous users simultaneous by redirecting them from a legitimate website to a fake site. The fake website can be used to install virus’s or trojans on the user’s computer to obtain personal information such as bank account details which could be utilised for identity theft. Pharming[…]

Cyber Security

The Evolution of Cyber Security

Cyber Security has not always been a high priority among businesses. However, with the growing threat and proven damage showing among high profile companies and services like TalkTalk, Equifax, Yahoo and even the NHS has shone light on how Cyber Security should be taken very seriously. Businesses, regardless of their size, are now catching on[…]

University Student

Iranian Attack on Universities

A US-based Information Security company, Secureworks, has identified attacks originating from Iran targeting over 300 Universities including those based in the United Kingdom, Australia and the US. The attack on universities was harvesting credentials by posting a fake website that then redirected to a legitimate page. Victims that entered their normal login credentials into the[…]