VPNs Can Protect You against the Threats That Lurk in the Digital Space

Did you know that the cybercrime economy enjoys a hefty profit of 1.5 trillion US dollars every year? This tells us that the state of cybersecurity is in a dire situation. In fact, it has also been reported that security breaches have increased by 11% over the last few years. What these statistics further signify … Read more

Tools for Protecting Yourself on the Internet

Connecting to the internet can be fraught with hazards, especially nowadays when hacking is common and cybercriminals use spyware, malware, trojans – and even ransomware to lock up devices and demand a cash sum. Cybercriminals also setup evil twin WiFi hotspots designed to let them sniff people’s data and steal information, login credentials, and even … Read more

Everything you should know about online safety while browsing a smartphone

After several data breaches, including the much publicized Cambridge Analytica-Facebook scandal, people are starting to look not just towards social media with increased scrutiny but their own handheld devices, their beloved, multi-functional smartphones, with a mixture of caution and trepidation. No doubt, we’ll all still continue to use our phones and access apps – who … Read more

SpyCloud – Prevent Account Takeover (ATO) attacks by cybercriminals targeting your business

I have covered quite a lot of cyber security related news and reviews of the past few years, and the issues with cybersecurity appear to be growing exponentially. Cybercrime is extremely lucrative and arguably a lot safer than traditional criminal activities. Ten years ago, it may have been some teenager sat in his bedroom hacking … Read more

Competition: Win a 1 year licence of F-Secure Total Internet Security and VPN

Today we are giving away the chance to win a 1-year licence of F-Secure Total Internet Security and VPN. This is the best security suite we have used to date, though at £79.99 for 3 users it is a bit expensive. One of the best features of it is the VPN which we found was very quick … Read more

‘Bad Rabbit’ ransomware hits networks in Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and Germany.

This year is not good for cybersecurity, unless you make a living off it, in the past 24 hours a new major ransomware attack has occurred. Named Bad Rabbit, it has hit networks in Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and Germany. Kaspersky Labs says that nearly 200 victims have been hit with the ransomware. This has been … Read more

Major WPA2 Wi-Fi Security Flaw Called KRACK Discovered + Patched Vendor List

WPA and WPA2 were supposed to solve all the issues with the notoriously easy to crack WEP based encryption. Well, it now appears that that WPA2 is not quite as secure as we had hoped. Researchers have discovered a flaw in the security protocol which is being nicknamed “KRACK” or its Sunday name Key Reinstallation … Read more

TP-Link Deco M5 – Mesh WiFi and Home Security.

Following our review of the innovative F-Secure SENSE, it would appear the new trend could be routers with built-in security. TP-Link is the second company to get a WiFi system to the market called the Deco M5. The TP-Link Deco M5 is a mesh networking solution. It promises to provide seamless wireless internet coverage while … Read more

WPA could be cracked in 15 minutes

Recently we reported that cracking WPA and WPA2 could be speeded up by 100 fold using two GeForce GTX280’s per workstation. However the practicality of this for your every day hacker is not very realistic. Security researchers are now saying they have refined an existing WPA crack, making it more efficient that earlier reports. Erik … Read more