Malware 101 – A Pocket Guide

This post is a general round up of the various types of malware that is in circulation today. Typical types of malware are: BackdoorsKey Loggers Ransom Ware Root Kits Trojan HorsesViruses WipersWorms. This can also include social engineering methods, which are often used to get the first foothold in installing some form of malware. Lets... Continue Reading →

Securing your Internet of Things

There is a lot of press coverage on what is called 'The Internet of Things', or abbreviated to IoT. What is IoT? This is a collection of devices that are not typically identified as computers. They can be anything from: Light bulbs connected to a home automation systemDomestic appliancesSensors on industrial plantIndustrial RobotsSystems in autonomous... Continue Reading →

Nation State Privacy

The principles I established when I set up this website was to promote Cyber Security and Personal Privacy and how individuals as well as companies (large and small) can ensure their cyber security and privacy. This is an ever changing landscape and I feel I will never be out of a job, especially if what... Continue Reading →

Email Tracking

For the most part email has given way to a number of instant messengers (e.g. Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Telegram) as well as messaging through social media for most consumers. However email continues to be significant means of communication in the business setting. What may not be well known is that email can be tracked very... Continue Reading →

Malware as a Service (MaaS)

In the era of cloud computing, where we see all forms of online services provided for a subscription, it is probably not surprising that we see dark net services providing malware as a service. While not necessarily something most of us would want to subscribe to, there are dark web sites that provide forms of... Continue Reading →

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