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7 Steps To Make Yourself More Secure

7 Steps To Make Yourself More Secure

7 Steps To Make Yourself More Secure Whenever I tell someone I’m a penetration tester the reaction is always the same. First laughter at my ‘hilarious’ job title, followed by one of three questions: “Can you hack into my friend’s Facebook account?” “Can you get me free money from the bank?” “Can you get me

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What is Ransomware?

What is Ransomware?

What is Ransomware? Ransomware – a malicious type of software – is designed to infect a device, allowing cybercriminals to take over a network and block access to computer files and data. Once they’re in your network, the hackers behind the scam demand a sum of money and promise to restore your access as soon

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What is Social Engineering

What is Social Engineering

Social Engineering Overview Social Engineering is the name given to the behavioural techniques that cybercriminals use to manipulate their victims into giving up confidential information or allowing hackers access to secure areas. Social engineering relies on old-fashioned deception methods rather than technological skill to achieve its goals. Much like a good poker player, hackers use

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