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Ransomware Facts, Trends & Statistics for 2020

Sunday, 29 November 2020

Being ever-evolving as an attack tool, even the simplest form of ransomware can cost significant time and money, but more severe attacks can deal a...

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European Cybersecurity Month 2020 ‘Think Before U Click’

Thursday, 8 October 2020

This October marks the European Union’s 8th European Cybersecurity Month (ECSM), promoting online security among EU citizens. The annual cybersecurity...

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INTERPOL reminds public that #OnlineCrimeIsRealCrime

Monday, 5 October 2020

Most of us take care to protect ourselves from physical crimes in the ‘real’ world, yet we do not always take the same precautions against virtual...

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International sting against Dark Web Vendors leads to 179 arrests

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Today, a coalition of law enforcement agencies across the world announced the results of a coordinated operation known as DisrupTor which targeted...

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No More Ransom: How 4 millions victims of Ransomware have fought back against hackers

Sunday, 2 August 2020

While the world is in the grip of a coronavirus outbreak, another virus is quietly wreaking havoc. Although this virus has been around for years, its...

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Beware! Increased email fraud cases (Man in the Middle scam)

Friday, 29 May 2020

Due to increased incidents of Cybercrime reported to the Office for Combating Cyber Crime and the Police in general related to the phenomenon of...

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Important Facts

2020

Operations

94+

Evidence

1811+

Cases

394+

Child Pornography

190+

Security Tips

Parenting in the Digital Age

Tuesday, 25 August 2020

Modern kids have never known a time when they couldn't connect to the entire world via the internet. In fact, they probably spend more time online than anyone else—certainly more than their parents. If you are a parent, this presents a problem, as there are explicit, disturbing, and illegal websites...

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Online safety, advice for young children, parents and carers

Wednesday, 8 July 2020

Introduction As parents and carers of young children, online safety begins with you. Young children often use digital devices from the first years of their lives. They play with connected toys, tap and swipe touch screens, choose programs to watch on streaming services, play games, join in...

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Deal with sextortion

Wednesday, 17 June 2020

Sextortion is a form of blackmail where someone threatens to share intimate images of you online unless you give in to their demands. These demands are typically for money, more intimate images or sexual favours. Blackmailers often target people through dating apps, social media, webcams or adult...

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Stay Home but NOT online

Saturday, 18 April 2020

In the tech developments of the last month, it's worth noting that both Google and Facebook have begun sharing site surveillance information with various authorities around the world to help design a COVID-19 restriction strategy to ensure the best. addressing key areas of concern. It is argued...

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Catching the virus cybercrime, disinformation and the COVID-19 pandemic

Friday, 3 April 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, criminals have been quick to seize opportunities to exploit the crisis by adapting their modi operandi and engaging in new criminal activities. Cybercriminals have been among the most adept at exploiting the pandemic. The threat from cybercrime activities during the...

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No more ransom!

Thursday, 6 February 2020

How to prevent a ransomware attack? Back-up! Back-up! Back-up! Have a recovery system in place so a ransomware infection can’t destroy your personal data forever. It’s best to create two back-up copies: one to be stored in the cloud (remember to use a service that makes an automatic...

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