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Dan’s first year lookback

Dan’s first year lookback

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Opinion and Analysis

Call centre security – can you secure the data and people?

Call centre security – can you secure the data and people?

Recent research by AKJ Associates found that of 500 UK adults, 76 per cent were concerned about the security of data in a call centre.   Of those surveyed, 35.8 per cent said that they were ‘very concerned’ about how personal and credit card information might be protected at call centres from hackers and rogue (…read more)

Was it only 100,000 Gmail credentials? – Industry views

Was it only 100,000 Gmail credentials? – Industry views

Google has called the dumping of user credentials “one of the unfortunate realities of the Internet today”   In a blog post by Borbala Benko, Elie Bursztein, Tadek Pietraszek and Mark Risher at the Google Spam and Abuse Team, it acknowledged a dumping of data, but said that fewer than two per cent of the (…read more)

Scam of the Week

Beware of potentially malicious referendum spoilers

Beware of potentially malicious referendum spoilers

On the day of the Scottish referendum, Get Safe Online has warned of early results messages.   The organisation warned that the long wait may cause people to lose their security knowledge, as major national or global events which attract widespread interest can also attract the attention of scammers.   It warned on emails, social (…read more)