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INFO: Is it fishing or phishing?

INFO: Is it fishing or phishing?

Is it fishing or phishing? Have you ever been told to watch out for phishing emails? No, it doesn’t mean a trout is about to fly out of your screen and attach to you like a face hugger from Alien. It is in fact something quite different but equally as scary. We are...

ALERT: WhatsApp-based Malware Posing As Netflix

ALERT: WhatsApp-based Malware Posing As Netflix

Hi Guys, We have just been made aware of another version of wormable malware currently spreading through WhatsApp. Once infected, the malware spreads via the victim’s WhatsApp by automatically replying to any received WhatsApp message notification with a link to...

TIP: The Worst Passcodes To Use On Your Phone

TIP: The Worst Passcodes To Use On Your Phone

Hi Guys, The following is a list of the most easily guessed passcodes. This list was originally published by security expert Tarah Wheeler in 2019. At the time approximately 30% of all smartphones could be accessed with one of these twenty passcodes. If you are using...

Spyware: The software That Spies

Spyware: The software That Spies

Hi Guys, Is malware spyware? Is spyware malware? Is spyware… spyware? All great questions. Well most of them anyway.Chances are you’ve probably heard of malware and spyware. They don’t have the same name so you assumed they were different things altogether. Well it...

ALERT: 1,834,006 Accounts Breached At Oxfam

ALERT: 1,834,006 Accounts Breached At Oxfam

Hi Guys I hope you are well. Oxfam - 1,834,006 breached accounts In January 2021, Oxfam Australia was the victim of a data breach which exposed 1.8M unique email addresses of supporters of the charity. The data was put up for sale on a popular hacking forum and also...

ALERT: Remove These 200 Fleeceware Apps Now

ALERT: Remove These 200 Fleeceware Apps Now

Hi Guys, Please see below links to two lists of over 200 apps for Android and iOS that you need to remove from your device. These apps have been flagged as ‘fleece ware’ apps designed to steal your money by subscribing you to unwanted paid premium services. Between...