New research by Apricorn, into USB use, found that 80% of workers use non-encrypted USB drives on their work computers, which got us thinking about the potential dangers that could be lurking in your office every day.
2017 has been quite a year for hacking headlines and data breaches and it seems that despite all the warnings and advice some people, who really should know better, are still putting themselves and others at risk.
It seems that every day there’s another story about a data breach, with innocent people the world over having their personal information released online – so would you know what to do if you were a victim?
Security researchers have discovered that a piece of malware named after the Star Wars character Chewbacca has been used to steal payment card and personal information 49,000 payment cards stored by 45 retailers in 11 countries.
According several reports this week; the credentials of accounts have been leaked. 👨💻
*use one strong password unique to each gaming account
*turn on two-factor authentication
*keep software up to date
*Only use official sources or stores to make online gaming purchases https://t.co/YpgxuK0Y9d
And thats just the ones that have been reported! 🤯
Scammers are increasingly using the Corona pandemic as an opportunity to cause as much damage as possible. 👩💻
Contact our Cyber Consultancy page for all of your queries and how to stay secure;
Here are our top tips on how to protect yourself whilst working remotely;
*KEEP YOUR DEVICES UPDATED
*SECURE ALL ACCOUNTS WITH STRONG PASSWORDS
*ONLY USE APPROVED SOFTWARE
*SWITCH ON YOUR FIREWALL
*BACK UP IMPORTANT DATA
*KEEP PERSONAL AND WORK ACCOUNTS SEPARATE
Be secure!🔐 https://t.co/TMt1bJRMzL