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Finphishing – 8 steps to criminal profits
FinPhishing - short and succinct message, simple to generate but potentially deadly to the victim.

Finphishing – 8 steps to criminal profits

FinPhishing - or financial spear phishing - is a form of social engineering attack which is becoming massively profitable for the criminal enterprises involved. Unfortunately for the victims it is…

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Prison Service in NI Warned over Data Breach
Prison Service warned over data breach

Prison Service in NI Warned over Data Breach

The prison service in Northern Ireland has been warned by the ICO over another data breach. The ICO press release is available online: http://ico.org.uk/news/latest_news/2014/prison-service-warned-after-maze-records-sold-at-auction-18062014 This incident relates to the Prison Service…

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City of London Police – update
Mounted Officer - City of London Police. Photo by William Warby (http://www.flickr.com/photos/wwarby/)

City of London Police – update

As part of the cross-sector safety and security communications plan, the City of London police have announced today some significant changes being made to reinforce the ring of steel around…

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