Black Friday, Cyber Monday… tips, tricks and things to look out for

Black Friday, Cyber Monday… tips, tricks and things to look out for

Black Friday is firmly entrenched in the minds of many people following televised scenes and newspaper reports of people trampling over each other, general hysteria and hyped up shoppers trading blows in their bid to grab the best bargains. And it’s coming again, with...
Fraud Android apps claim to generate cryptocurrencies

Fraud Android apps claim to generate cryptocurrencies

Who wouldn’t like their own private goldmine? You dig when you feel like it and occasionally pull out a sizable nugget. Fake Android apps are offering a similar deal. It’s not an exact parallel but the apps claim to mine for cryptocurrencies. It’s a strong hook for...
The BA hack was a huge security blunder but how did it happen?

The BA hack was a huge security blunder but how did it happen?

It had to happen again, because it always does with alarming regularity. But the exposure of 380,000 BA customer payment cards is one of the biggest single UK payment card security gaffes ever. BA said the stolen data did not include travel or passport information. It...
How to ensure protection for your smart devices

How to ensure protection for your smart devices

Ask a lot of people are they concerned that smart devices are transmitting data back to the manufacturer and many will shrug their shoulders and mutter, ‘Who cares?’ This is probably because they don’t know the type of data that is being culled. For instance does a...