Cybercrime - Ensuring your retail customers are safe during the holidays
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Cybercrime – Ensuring your retail customers are safe during the holidays

With the major holiday season just around the corner, many retail businesses are gearing up for the shopping frenzy to commence. Increasingly customers are turning to online shopping to avoid queues and to bag a bargain. Therefore it is essential that online retailers are prepared to service the high customer demand. Unfortunately for retailers, cyber […]

Cybercrime is increasing – Preventative steps for businesses
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Cybercrime is increasing – Preventative steps for businesses

By Jason McWhirr, Information Security Consultant Globally, criminals are increasingly abandoning the more traditional approaches to crime. They are looking to the internet for their targets and using it as their preferred route to perpetrate criminal activity. The UK National Crime Agency’s Cyber Crime Assessment 2016 reports that cybercrime has now over taken traditional crime […]

Criminals aren’t just after payments data, they want a consumer’s identity
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Criminals aren’t just after payments data, they want a consumer’s identity

By Jason McWhirr, Information Security Consultant It is commonplace for organisations to ask consumers to provide Personally Identifiable Information (PII) to prove identity, strengthen authentication mechanisms, and speed-up payments. Most organisations will have an identity profile of each of their consumers that incorporates PII data. This includes common fields such as; address, date of birth, […]

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Combating cybercrime during the holidays

by Dr. Grigorios Fragkos, VP Cybersecurity Online shopping, especially during the holiday period, is a massively important trading platform for many businesses. For online retailers their ability to service high customer demand and ensure the availability of their website throughout this period is crucial to their success.   The shopping frenzy has already started, with […]

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Malware POS Alert – AbaddonPOS and Cherry Picker

by Dr. Grigorios Fragkos, VP Cybersecurity Two new malware files have been identified targeting point-of-sale (POS) terminals called AbaddonPOS and Cherry Picker. The AbaddoPOS malware is delivered by the Angler Exploit Kit or through an infected Microsoft Office document. The malware targets the memory of all processes running on the infected system (excluding its own […]

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How to prevent a business from being the next exploited target

by Dr. Grigorios Fragkos, Senior Information Security Consultant, SysnetLabs Over the past few years, cyber security has become a high priority task on the agenda of every organisation that wants to: prevent unpleasant security incidents, avoid being breached by sophisticated attacks and Advance Persistent Threats, detect malicious activity which is specifically designed to evade detection […]