McAfee

McAfee

  • 13th August 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Cyber Crime

McAfee is one of the more well-known providers of internet security, dedicating themselves to keeping us and our equipment safe from cyberthreats. For over 30 years, McAfee has been building a ‘premium global threat intelligence network’ whilst securing your devices against viruses, malware, fileless attacks and other threats, both at home and away. McAfee’s award-winning virus protection can prevent viruses, malware and ransomware from infecting your PC, Mac and mobile devices. McAfee Total...


Virgin Media Suffers Large Data Breach

Virgin Media Suffers Large Data Breach

  • 31st July 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Cyber Crime

Virgin Media announced on March 6th 2020 that up to 900,000 customers personal details have been compromised due to a Virgin Media data breach. The marketing database in question had been left accessible since April 2019 until now March 2020, when the error was noticed by a researcher from security firm TurgenSec. Virgin Media have issued an email to any affected customers of the data breach in which they confirm that no passwords or financial details were on the database. Unfortunately, email...


Catfishing - know who you are talking about

Catfishing - know who you are talking about

  • 31st July 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Cyber Crime

‘Catfishing’ is a commonly used word around social media these days, but what does it mean? In simple terms, catfishing is when someone creates a fake profile on social media sites, such as Facebook or Tinder, intending to deceive someone and lure them into a relationship and/or try to extract money or personal information from the victim. These profiles deliberately set out to impress unsuspecting victims, with the account holder not being who they say they are. Items posted on such bogus...