Public Wi-Fi Y/N?

In recent years, the number of publicly available Wi-Fi hotspots has increased significantly. We have reached a point in time where public Wi-Fi in coffee shops, restaurants and hotels has moved beyond ‘nice to have’ to ‘expected’ and choices of destination are often being decided by Wi-Fi availability over and above quality of food, drink […]

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Hit with the Spear

To understand how spear phishing works, how it differs from phishing attacks, this article breaks down the attack into 4 stages: Identify, Research, Email and Action. Many of the tell-tale signs of spear phishing are similar for phishing and covered in more detail in Caught in the Net, one of our previous articles. Stage 1 […]

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Unsafe Financial Transactions

Despite continuous reports of financial fraud in the media, history appears to keep repeating itself. The same frauds are still being carried out, and the only real difference, is an increase in the level of fraud, not a decrease due to increased awareness. Earlier this month I published an article called ‘deviation from the norm’ […]

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