Cybersecurity

Investment scams are infiltrating Facebook and Instagram
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Investment strategy

Investment scams are infiltrating Facebook and Instagram

Research from Which? found hundreds of investment ads on Facebook and Instagram that could be misleading investors into potential investment scams.
6 Dec 2022
Beware of scams on your business’s Facebook account
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Small business

Beware of scams on your business’s Facebook account

Fraudsters could hack into your business’s Facebook account and use your money to advertise their products online.
6 Jul 2022
Cybersecurity firm Darktrace is enjoying rapid growth, but the competition could prove too much
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Tech stocks

Cybersecurity firm Darktrace is enjoying rapid growth, but the competition could prove too much

Darktrace, an AI-driven cybersecurity firm, is growing fast and beating its own earnings projections. But is it an undervalued growth stock or a disas…
22 Apr 2022
How to fight cyber-crime in your small business
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Small business

How to fight cyber-crime in your small business

There are five key areas for owners of small businesses to focus on when fending off digital attacks.
30 Dec 2021
How to cash in on the fight against cybercrime
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Share tips

How to cash in on the fight against cybercrime

Cyberattacks are rampant, yet companies and governments have been slow to wake up to the need to bolster their digital security. That spells opportuni…
1 Oct 2021
Cyberattacks are on the rise – which companies are likely to benefit?
Stockmarkets

Cyberattacks are on the rise – which companies are likely to benefit?

The US Department of Justice has recovered more than $2.3m from last month’s Colonial Pipeline hack incident, but questions persist about how the worl…
10 Jun 2021
America’s largest fuel pipeline has been shut since Friday after a ransomware attack. What’s going on?
Energy

America’s largest fuel pipeline has been shut since Friday after a ransomware attack. What’s going on?

The 5,500-mile long “Colonial Pipeline” America’s longest fuel pipeline, has been shut since the weekend after it was targeted by a group of "ransomwa…
11 May 2021
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Cybercrime: profit from the fight against criminals in your computer
Stockmarkets

Cybercrime: profit from the fight against criminals in your computer

Cybercrime has the potential to paralyse countries and commerce, but companies and individuals are only just waking up to the threat. That spells oppo…
14 Mar 2019
Companies must wake up to the dangers of cyber crime
Economy

Companies must wake up to the dangers of cyber crime

Companies are coming under increasingly serious attack from cyber criminals. Few have the systems to cope with it, says Merryn Somerset Webb, and reco…
28 Jan 2019
The WannaCry virus is huge news for cybersecurity stocks – and bitcoin
Economy

The WannaCry virus is huge news for cybersecurity stocks – and bitcoin

The WannaCry ransomware attack is a wake-up call. It has huge implications for cybersecurity – and for bitcoin. John Stepek explains why, and how to p…
15 May 2017