JD Sports reports cyber-attack impacting millions of customers

Sportswear retailer JD Sports has confirmed that a recent cyber-attack may have resulted in the exposure of around 10 million customers’ personal data, including names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, order details, and the last four digits of bank cards linked to online orders placed between Nov 2018 and Oct 2020.

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What Does Social Engineering Have to Do with Ransomware?

Online scams have become so common that we are immediately suspicious whenever we see a pop-up on a website, get an email with a link to click, or a file to open. So how is it possible that so many people and organizations continue to fall for whatever cybercriminals throw their way?

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Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) – How Real is the Threat?

There is an erroneous assumption made by many of us that cybercrime is something that occurs in the shadows, that it is anonymous, perhaps only discussed in the far reaches of the deep web. However, there is more and more evidence coming to light of cybercriminals brazenly advertising their wares.

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What is a Personal Firewall?

Firewalls are a term many know as protective of their computers from cyberattacks, but not many know what they do and why they need it (if at all). In this article, we will explore the Firewall, its use, importance, the differences between a personal Firewall and one used for enterprises and large organizations, and what our recommendation for a great Firewall.

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Is it Real or not? How to Spot phishing Emails

It has become virtually impossible to distinguish nowadays between a real and a fake email from a well-known company, especially one you’re likely a customer/member of, as the design, logo, and name seem so real. But knowing which emails are real and which are phishing emails is crucial and can save you money and problems in the future.

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