How to Protect Yourself from a Ransomware Attack

If you’ve ever had to format your computer without a back-up, you know how terrifying a thought it is to lose every single file on your computer. Ransomware attacks play on this fear and make use of encryption software to hold personal data for ransom and extort their victims for financial gain with the promise … Continue reading "How to Protect Yourself from a Ransomware Attack"

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Exploring the Biggest Threats to Cyber Security

With cyber-attacks more prevalent today than ever before, it’s of utmost importance that people educate themselves of the greatest threats and how to prevent falling victim to them. Here we explore the biggest threats to cyber security so you know what to look out for. Distributed Denial of Service Attack A DDoS or Distributed Denial … Continue reading "Exploring the Biggest Threats to Cyber Security"

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6 Tips and Tricks to Prevent a DDoS Attack

According to security company Cloudflare, the average cost to an organisation following a successful DDoS attack is $100,000 for every hour the attack persists. As such, it’s imperative that you safeguard your website in order to prevent any potential DDoS attacks. Here are 6 tips and tricks to do just that. How a DDoS Attack … Continue reading "6 Tips and Tricks to Prevent a DDoS Attack"

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The World’s 5 Most Celebrated Ethical Hackers

Today, as the levels of unprecedented danger rise, so does the value placed on ethical hackers by organisations looking to protect themselves from cyberattacks. Black hat hackers are innovating at a rapid pace and are finding new ways to breach security systems to such a degree that organisations can no longer promise unbreakable cybersecurity – … Continue reading "The World’s 5 Most Celebrated Ethical Hackers"

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Exploring Hacker Hat Colours: Black, White, Grey

While the word “hacker” generally holds negative connotations in today’s world, by definition hackers aren’t all inherently bad. Best described as any skilled computer expert that uses their technical knowledge to problem solve, those who use these skills to gain unlawful access to data for personal gain have by and large given all hackers a … Continue reading "Exploring Hacker Hat Colours: Black, White, Grey"

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