What is ‘Humble Bundle’? Humble Bundle is a distribution platform selling games, ebooks, software, and other digital content. Since Humble’s founding in 2010, they have been supporting charity (that’s where the “Humble” comes into it) while providing packaged digital content to customers (“Bundle”). The core of the “philosophy” is flexible pricing. When you buy a bundle, you can choose the price you … Continue reading New Humble Bundle: “Hacking for the Holidays” – December 2018
So, over the past week, I've received two quite interesting SMS phishing messages (also known as Smishing). I thought it would be worthwhile going through what I found as a result of the attempts to get my payment details, in the hope someone reads this and thinks twice about clicking unsolicited links. It happened like … Continue reading I Was Smished…
The Federal Trade Commission (US) has released an alert on tech support scams. Scammers use pop-up messages, websites, emails, and phone calls to entice users to pay for fraudulent tech support services to repair problems that don’t exist. Scammers have even used malicious browser extentions in google Chrome to slow the browser down, in an … Continue reading FTC Issues Alert on Tech Support Scams
2017... what a year for Cyber Security! From the global reach and publicity of the Wannacry Ransomware, to the massive 150,000,000+ personal records stolen during the Equifax data breach, to the Uber data breach and subsequent cover up... it's been a wild 12 months! I'm thinking 2018 is going to be as wild as 2017 … Continue reading Happy New Year!