February 17, 2016

Sweet 2FA – Instagram finally gets additional account security

Better late than never they say and that is certainly the case with snap-happy social network Instagram. Five years after parent company Facebook added two factor […]
February 4, 2016

Google takes social engineering to task, says no more deceptive download buttons

In life there are only a few certainties – death, taxes and online deception. Fortunately, Google has decided to take one of those to task. It may […]
January 11, 2016

Onur Kopcak and the prison sentence of doom

If ever anyone needed to go on an Indiana Jones type quest it’s Onur Kopcak, a 26 year old Turk who’s only hope of redemption resides […]
December 30, 2015

Plymouth Uni pimps picture passwords

In the beginning there was the password. And the password was good. But not infallible. So along came the fingerprint, the smell, the vein, the eyeball […]
December 2, 2015

Malware masquerades as WhatsApp update, accesses banking apps

Whats app? A rogue update for a popular chat service that isn’t quite what it seems? According to the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS), a new […]
November 11, 2015

Top-ranking InstaAgent app pulled over password harvesting claims

InstaAgent, the most downloaded free app in Britain and Canada, has been pulled from both Google Play and the App Store amid claims that it was […]
November 2, 2015

Communication key as UK and US banks prepare for Operation Resilient Shield

Following on from the two Waking Shark trials conducted over the last few years, the largest UK banks are once again set to face a simulated cyber […]
October 23, 2015

Met police arrest nine over alleged £60 million vishing scam that targeted business bank account holders

With ten people already in custody, charged with conspiracy to commit fraud and money laundering offences, the Metropolitan Police has now confirmed the arrest of a […]