How Low Will They Go?

@rfdevere News

True to form, cybercriminals are out in force trying to exploit the recent COVID issue. According to Action-Fraud, they have already netted close to £970,000 from UK victims. Source: Why use COVID-19 in scams? In phishing simulations, we see a …

Turned Off By Ofcom

@rfdevere News

In July 2019, Ofcom introduced a new way to handle number portability for UK customers. The idea was a simple one, make it possible for people to text ‘PAC’ to 65075 and within seconds a SIM porting request is in …

Goodbye HTTP?

Steven Turner Blog, News

It’s now long a long established fact that HTTP is insecure. For those who don’t know, your data isn’t securely encrypted when sent between your device and the website. The lack of security means cybercriminals can easily take a copy …

Screeching at a Poster

@rfdevere Blog

You might have missed last weeks incident on Twitter. It started off as a casual bit of annoyance, but quickly escalated in to a full on witch hunt for the Police. For those of you hiding under a rock and …

Modus Operandi

Steven Turner Blog

Hackers and cybercriminals are often dubbed to be same nefarious character. Hackers are skilled individuals, sometimes without releasing what good they can do with their skills. But what really motivates someone to become a cybercriminal.

Disregard For Data

@rfdevere News

We used to report data concerns to companies in the most archaic manner. We became efficient and employed tools such as Spiderfoot HX to help us scale up this discovery processes. We then tried to streamline reporting and even made …

The AntiSocial Engineer Newsletter

@rfdevere News

Hello! I am Richard, the founder of The AntiSocial Engineer Limited and I wanted to introduce the new AntiSocial Newsletter. The team and I have waited several years to release a newsletter due to the desire to really make them …

Doorstep Data Collection

@rfdevere Uncategorised

Shampoo, bubble bath and room sprays, Avon has everything you need to unwind in aromatherapy euphoria. But would you feel so relaxed knowing that your data might be vulnerable to criminals? For those who don’t know, Avon is a company …

All Inclusive Scams

@rfdevere Uncategorised

If there is one thing that always impresses me it’s the ways scammers rotate what they do, many marketing teams could learn a thing or two by watching this. Scammers are always the first ones to exploit seasonal events. Be …