Cyber Resilience Week

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In support of the Digital Leaders ‘Cyber Resilience Week’ Richard will be speaking at two events:   Monday 11th September 2017 – The DeMontfort University in Leicester – http://digileaders.com/events/securing-business-digital-age Thursday 14th September 2017 – Chelsea Football Club – http://digileaders.com/events/securing-business-digital-age-2   The days will be …

Malicious Packets

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Recently we had quite an interesting engagement and we have been allowed to share some of the details! Objective: Gain physical entry to a building for the purpose of impromptu network penetration test and wireless testing. Company Arena: Global Offices, Finance, …

Did the AA have a minor breakdown?

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There have been rumours of a potential data breach over at The AA UK, through a series of statements and replies observed on social media it was quiet worrying to build a jigsaw picture that displayed these such issues. As …

UK Parliament Cyber Attack

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At the end of last week, news organisations started reporting of a ‘sustained and determined attack’ against the mailboxes of the 650 members of parliament and staff. In the initial release of information it is quite clear the login portal was …

Gibraltar Cyber Security Summit

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We attended the Gibraltar Cyber Security Summit this week. It’s an initiative to bring together policing departments, local authority and cyber crime related experts. Speakers from the AFP, FBI, NCA, GCHQ and others took to the stage to transfer essential …

Phishing Robots

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So it turns out us humans aren’t the only ones with a few flaws when it comes to an inbound phishing email! Often uttered from the crowds at every infosec event is the dreaded cliché statement, “Well, humans are the weakest links …

Naughty Name Servers

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It’s always DNS. If something has broken online the first step is normally checking what the DNS is doing. Similar when we try to discover all we can about an organisation in the recon stages of any assessment it’s also …

Will they send a SMS or won’t they?

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Recently I stumbled across a publication from HMRC, it stated the forms of communications they would use to contact the tax paying public. Example messages were displayed in an attempt to ‘whitelist’ communications. Basically, if you receive correspondence that looks …

Project ‘Sender ID’

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Over 100 Billion SMS messages are sent per year in the U.K., whilst this figure continues to fall due to mobile device users opting to use alternative communication mediums such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Signal – we are still …