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Cyber Crime meaning computer-orientated crime is on the rise. Over the last six years there have been over 3 billion record breaches. Cyber Crimes can be described as actions committed against a group or an individual with criminal motive to intentionally damage the people involved. Regardless of whether you run a business or have a mobile phone, everyone is at risk of a cyber attack. Cyber Crimes that cross the borders of countries and threaten foreign organisations are sometimes referred to as Cyberwarfare.

Forms of Cyber Crimes

These Crimes can come in many different forms most common of which being, Phishing, File Hijacker, Screenshot manager, Hacking etc.
Therefore considering the rapid increase of Cyber Crime, it is essential that cyber security professionals keep updated with development and learning how to prevent and recover from attacks.

 

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How financial services combat the threat of cyber crime?

The financial services industry is naturally a lucrative target for cyber criminals so it is imperative they invest in cybersecurity. Here we look at how organisations can go about combatting the threat of cyber crime.
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Cybersecurity in hospitals and care centres

Dr Peter Leitner and Stela Shiroka, at INTERSPREAD GmbH, detail cybersecurity in hospitals and care centres and their thoughts on the need for increased awareness and enhanced training capabilities in Europe.
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CYBER-TRUST – Protection with the innovative cyber-threat platform

The CYBER-TRUST project is working to develop an innovative cyber-threat intelligence gathering, detection, and mitigation platform.
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UK law to stop social media circulation of “revenge porn”

The Department of Justice is beginning a 3-year review of laws, to ensure that "revenge porn" victims are protected and technologies such as Twitter are fully considered.
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Data protection: Who’s your weakest link?

Jon Fielding, Managing Director EMEA, Apricorn outlines the risks posed to data caused by human error, here.
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Cybercrime, illegal content online: We don’t have to turn a blind eye

Marsali Hancock from EP3 Foundation underlines that we don’t have to turn a blind eye concerning cybercrime, illegal content and harmful activities online.
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Adults fear new porn ban will put them at risk of identity theft

The fear of identity theft when entering personal details online is of paramount concern for UK adults, according to research conducted ahead of the new government porn ban.
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8% of British people are victims of ‘revenge porn’

Almost one in ten Brits have had their naked pictures or videos shared without their consent, which is colloquially known as revenge porn.
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Israel gives ‘Pegasus’ spyware to countries like Saudi Arabia

Israel sells 'Pegasus' spyware that tracks all online moves of an individual to countries like Saudi Arabia and UAE: Amnesty and New York University are filing a petition in Tel Aviv tomorrow (14 May).
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Homes under the Hacker: Millions risk personal data being stolen

Research reveals that millions of homeowners are at risk of their personal data being stolen, here we highlight the ways in which criminals target personal details.
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The UK “porn ban”: What do you need to know?

Alastair Graham, CEO of AgeChecked, weighs in on UK porn ban discussions after the government announced the date: Read on to find out what an age verification expert thinks of the ban.
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UK porn ban will actually begin in July

The much-discussed UK ban on porn access will begin on the 15 July, 2019: What does this really mean for people trying to watch porn?
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Voyeurism Act 2019: ‘Upskirting’ is made a crime in UK

The Voyeurism Offences Act 2019 has been made into UK law: Read on for an analysis of the changes to your rights, and the legal loopholes that existed before today.
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Is the UK “porn ban” successful?

The largest mainstream test of an online age verification system since the announcement of the UK’s “porn ban” has taken place, and has been described as a huge success.
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Cyberattacks are putting lives at risk

Karl Lankford, for BeyondTrust, explores previous attacks to industry and draws on findings from an access threat report: Cyberattacks are putting lives at risk via administrative back doors left open.
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A home-invasion: The clandestine motives behind IP address targeting

Most are aware that as our time spent online has increased, so has companies’ access to our personal data: What is the truth behind IP address targeting?
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How can schools and universities ensure their students’ data is safe online?

Justin Ellis, Senior Data Centre Specialist at Comms Express advises how schools and universities can ensure that their students' data is safe online by following these measures.
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Underage access to porn online is UK parents biggest fear

Three quarters (75%) of parents worry about their children accessing inappropriate adult content online such as violent porn, according to new research.
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10 reasons to become an ethical hacker

In this article, Damon Culbert explains how ethical hackers are cybersecurity experts who go head to head with cybercriminals: read his reasons why you should become an ethical hacker.
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UK Digital Secretary meets those harmed by the internet

An upcoming White Paper will outline steps government will take to ensure the UK is a safer place to be online for those harmed by the internet

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