7 Ways to Prevent Your Social Media Being Hacked

7 Ways to Protect Yourself From Social Engineering Hacks

Human interaction is the element that makes social networks so great, and businesses use it to connect with their user bases on an individual level. This human connection is also a vector used by hackers to get access to classified information, as well as access to internal networks and data. Such techniques are known as

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6 Hospitality Businesses Who Faced Data Breach Fines

Contrary to popular belief, the hospitality industry is an excellent target of cybercrime because of the sheer amount of personal and sensitive data held. In fact, there are several businesses that have already faced data breach fines. Every day, hotels, hostels, and restaurant chains handle credit cards, emails, contact preferences, home addresses, and other sensitive

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5 Reasons Hospitality Businesses Get Hacked

The last several years have revealed that hospitality businesses are vulnerable to cyber attacks. Many major hospitality players being victims of cybercrime that was in some cases undetected for years. In a separate post, we have cited six hospitality businesses that faced data breach fines resulting from hospitality business hacking. Hackers are becoming increasingly innovative

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Why It’s Safer to Tether Your Internet Than Use Public Wi-Fi

You’ve probably been in a situation where you desperately need an internet connection for your devices while you’re out and about. Most public places offer free internet. Public Wi-Fi, however, is risky business, and it’s best to avoid it. The Risk of Public Wi-Fi Coffee shops, airports, hotels, and restaurants offer their Wi-Fi without a

The Different Tactics Hackers Use to Gain Access to Your Computer

We’d all like to think that hackers are spending weeks on end planning their every move to attack a business but the truth of it is nowhere near as exciting. Although this could happen to a big target, for most people it’s a lot more boring and they get ‘accidentally’ caught in the net as

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How “At Risk” Small Businesses REALLY Are to Cyber Attacks

Running a small business comes with a very specific set of challenges, like having limited resources, and often cyber security falls to the bottom of the list. But, the cost of a data breach, no matter the size of your organisation can be huge and the bad PR or image alone could be crippling as

Data Breaches Aren’t Just Your Users’ Fault (Infographic)

As IT guys, it’s very easy to blame users for data breaches but it’s not always just their fault. Sometimes, data breaches aren’t users’ fault. Sure, they need to update their passwords, stop giving things out and clicking on the suspicious email links. But, the buck stops with you as their IT professional. We thought

The All-Too-Frequent Failure of Data Protection in the Field of DevOps and Developers

I have decided to post this as a response to an article I read and ensuing discussion concerning the hacking of servers through RDP. At present I see several major trends happening in this field: Ongoing transition to DevOps is happening also because of original System people (I am proud to have been one of

How To Protect Your Email Password From Hackers

*This article originally appeared here on LinkedIn* How To Protect Your Email Password From Hackers In my previous article I have showed how easy it is for hackers to get your outlook & 365 password. The method I showed requires the hacker to be on the same network as you (WI-FI or Local) but usually hackers will use much