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Breaking Scams

A Tale of Two Financial Scams

August 19, 2019

This week, we go off-piste with our usual format and look...

Security Awareness Training

How To Train Your Employees About Cyber Security

August 9, 2019

The World Economic Forum in their latest report, “The Global Risks...

Breaking Scams

This Email Will Detonate Your Wallet: The Pipe Bomb Threat Scam

July 29, 2019

This week’s scam is a little different from the usual, although...

Breaking Scams

A Prime Hack: The Amazon Prime Day Scam

July 14, 2019

Fraudsters manipulate our natural human behaviour to get us to do...

Security Hints and Tips

Staying Safe From Scams No Matter Where You Live

July 11, 2019

We often write on The Defence Works blog about online (and...

Breaking Scams

Supermarket Survey Sweep: The Asda Survey Scam

July 8, 2019

Surveys from well-known brands and not so well-known ones are everywhere....

Breaking Scams

One Bad Apple Will Infect the Whole Bunch: Another Apple Branded Scam Email

June 17, 2019

We’ve mentioned in a number of previous posts that scammers love...

Breaking Scams

Scammer Face-off: The Facebook Scam

June 10, 2019

Facebook love it or hate it, the platform has changed the...

Technology and Cybersecurity

Sector Analysis: How cybercriminals use medical data to get rich

June 7, 2019

Cyber-attacks on healthcare organisations are on the rise. The question is...

Security Awareness Training

Could an errant click cost you your job?

June 5, 2019

Careful there – a third of bosses say they’ll sack you...

Breaking Scams

The Classic Phishing Email: The FedEx Scam

June 3, 2019

One thing a cybercriminal likes to use is a well-known brand....

Breaking Scams

Oh No Not Again! The Sextortion Scam Keeps on Coming

May 20, 2019

Over the last year I have had a number of ‘sextortion...