Details of a SIM port hack

The Most Expensive Lesson Of My Life: Details of SIM port hack I lost north of $100,000 last Wednesday. It evaporated over a 24-hour time span in a “SIM port attack” that drained my Coinbase account. It has been four days since the incident and I’m gutted. I have zero appetite; my sleep is restless; I … Read more

Solid State of Fear!

Solid state of fear: Euro boffins bust open SSD, Bitlocker encryption (it’s really, really dumb) Security experts frantically facepalming at stupid design   Fundamental flaws in the encryption system used by popular solid-state drives (SSDs) can be exploited by miscreants to easily decrypt data, once they’ve got their hands on the equipment. A paper [PDF] drawn up … Read more

Cyber Awareness

The Metropolitan Police has produced five short videos on how to protect yourself online. These are being posted on this page every day, starting Monday June 26th.

Online ID

Stop thieves stealing your ID, update privacy settings on all social media accounts. Only let people you know see your pages. #GetSafeOnline

We Have Moved!

We have recently re-located to East London and will be running a couple of events on 27th July… Come and join us! We will be running a business crime and cybersecurity awareness workshop followed by a summer networking event…

Man Jailed After Stealing £271,489 from His Employer

On Friday (26 May 2017) Ben House, 31, from Eastfield Road, Southsea, was sentenced at Portsmouth Crown Court to three years and four months imprisonment after he defrauded his employer, Ageas.

Following an investigation by detectives from the City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department…

WannaCry Ransomware: Advice from NFIB

Following the ransomware cyber attack on Friday 12 May which affected the NHS and is believed to have affected other organisations globally, the City of London Police’s National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has issued an alert urging both individuals and businesses to follow protection advice. The advice is shown below and can also be downloaded as … Read more