Cybercrime has become a profession and the demographic of your typical cybercriminal is changing rapidly, from bedroom-bound geek to the more organised, who use advanced techniques and are highly technically skilled. Here are four easy ways to keep your data safe from cybercriminals.
Fraud usually happens when somebody accesses another person’s funds without their knowledge or authority. We look at the all too common types of fraud and scams.
Be on the lookout for fake Xero billing notifications There have been several reports of people receiving fake Xero Billing Notification Emails, which claim to be from Xero or make use of Xero’s logo within the emails. Phishing emails are a favoured way for cybercriminals… Read More >>
Are you being data smart with your smartphone? Recently, the new shiny iPhone XS and XR entered the market. For all the Apple lovers out there, this might mean being the first to wrap your hands around the irresistibly smooth all-glass design, or finally upgrading… Read More >>
Big Data is fuelling the AI revolution The Strava saga highlights contentious issues surrounding ‘Big Data’, a term that describes the volunteered and observed information collected from internet users and connected objects. The issues include privacy, ownership, the privileges and responsibilities of data-gatherers and the… Read More >>
No. 1 – Keep your systems up to date Many attacks target existing security vulnerabilities as the bad guys tend to go for the low hanging fruit. By keeping your systems and software up to date (known as patching), you will save yourself plenty of… Read More >>