Is nothing safe?  Fake logins!

Is nothing safe? Fake logins!

Every day, there is a new cyber-threat to watch out for, and to warn friends and colleagues about. I’m frequently stunned when talking to friends and colleagues that these threats are abstract and academic.   For the sake of absolute clarity, these cyber risks...
When hacking can help.

When hacking can help.

Ukraine is pretty well known for tech innovation. In fact it was worth $US6.8 Billion last year  Ukraine’s Booming Tech Outsourcing Sector at Risk After Russian Invasion – WSJ.   On top of that ‘legitimate’ work, Ukraine has also been home to some of the...
Sigh!  How dumb and immoral can hackers get?

Sigh! How dumb and immoral can hackers get?

You can only sigh! We are witness astounding bravery and inspirational leadership in the Ukraine.  We are watching the unfortunate abandoning everything they have built up to become refugees as they flea the dangers. The world is heartbroken. But amongst us there are...
Latest trend – hacking Teams

Latest trend – hacking Teams

Over a quarter of a billion people use Teams every month. Under the current lockdown/isolate/work-from-home regimes, it is a vital tool for most of us.  Many organisations including us even use it for our phones because it is so flexible and excellent value. You can...
2021 Trend Reports confirms cyber-security advice

2021 Trend Reports confirms cyber-security advice

How many people DON’T report ransomware attacks? It’s too early to see the Q42021 results from CertNZ but their Q3 report tells there were 2,072 incidents that they responded to in Q3 and fraud/scam’s were up 25%. Their report confirms that the very risks we have been...