Why are hackers interested in IoT devices?

Attacks on assets connected to the IoT more than doubled last year, topping 1.5 billion. Liam Tran, Applications & Development Engineer at Anders Electronics explains why hackers target IoT devices and what can be done to prevent their attacks. Clearly,…

‘Bad bots’ make up nearly two-fifths of all internet traffic

A new report from Barracuda networks has revealed that automated traffic takes up nearly two-thirds of internet traffic (64%) – and whilst just 25% of automated traffic was made up by good bots, such as search engine crawlers and social network bots,…

Unbreaking the record for cyber attacks

According to Forbes, 2020 broke all records for data lost in breaches and sheer numbers of cyber attacks on companies, individuals and governments. These threats are also becoming more sophisticated with emerging technologies like machine learning, artificial intelligence and 5G.…

UK reports £5.7m in cyber crime financial loss so far this year

British people and businesses have suffered financial losses of £5.7m from a reported 14,883 cyber crime incidents since the start of the year.  The new study from click fraud prevention experts, PPC Shield indicates that malicious hacking, fraudulent use of social media accounts and email scams…