Category: The Inbox

REVIEW: 100 Wardour Street

Author: Joanne Frearson

It’s soul and Motown night at 100 Wardour Street and the cocktails are flowing. As I am ushered to my table the place looks like it has a relaxed vibe, with people gathering around the bar to drink and meet... Read more

5 top US cities targeted by ransomware

Author: Matt Smith

Ransomware is a menace to businesses and consumers alike, but whereabouts are users most being targeted by the threat? New research from Malwarebytes has shown exactly where the ransomware is most frequently detected, with Las Vegas, Nevada topping the list.... Read more

5 ways to stay secure when using the Internet of Things

Author: webeditor

It seems every week there’s a new story about an Internet of Things (IoT) device being hacked, sending spam or generally not providing the level of security you’d expect from a commercial product. To help consumers stay safe when using... Read more

5 things NOT to do if you’re a hacker

Author: Matt Smith

Okay, so you’ve decided to become a hacker. You’re sat in front of a Hollywood-style screen of fast-moving green text. What now? Well actually, perhaps it’s worth considering what not to do next. Real-life hacking isn’t like the movies, and plenty of... Read more

5 interesting statistics from the EU referendum

Author: webeditor

As the UK faces a post-Brexit world, we pick up some interesting statistics from the vote and beyond. Turnout for the referendum was 71.8 per cent, with more than 30 million people voting – the highest voter turnout in the... Read more

5 most valuable brands in the world

Author: Joanne Frearson

Google has claimed the number one spot in the 2016 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking, released today by WPP and Millward Brown. Disruption was the dominant trend, with brands changing the status quo with their offerings in a number... Read more

5 most costly types of internet crime

Author: Matt Smith

We often report on new cyber threats and scams appearing on the internet, but how much do they manage to extort from their victims? The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has published its 2015 Internet Crime Report, which breaks... Read more