The bill passed by the House of Commons yesterday (Wednesday) designed to prevent a no-deal Brexit has provided a “chink of light” to businesses across the UK, the head of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has said.
Posted on 5th September 2019 in General business.
Researchers at Check Point have discovered a vulnerability within Android-based smartphones, making them susceptible to advanced phishing attacks. It is estimated that the vulnerability exposes 2.5 billion monthly active users of Android phones worldwide, with devices from Sony, Samsung, Huawei and LG among those affected. In these advanced phishing attacks, “a remote agent” can trick users into […]
Posted on 5th September 2019 in GDPR.
You’ve grown your business to a strong footing in your home market, made a name for yourself and seen sales grow and grow. The next steps for most businesses is to look overseas, going cross-border and expand into international markets. Luckily, the digital world removes the physical barriers of doing business right across the globe. […]
Posted on 4th September 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
Fraudsters have used artificial intelligence-based software to deceive the CEO of a UK-based energy firm of £200,000. AI software and voice technology had been exploited by fraudsters to impersonate a UK business owner, resulting in the CEO of a UK-based energy firm transfering £201,000 ($243,000). According to insurance firm Euler Hermes, who disclosed the fraud, […]
Posted on 3rd September 2019 in GDPR.
Rules, regulations and red tape are often seen as the biggest barriers to business, whether starting or scaling. And it is no different when it comes to eCommerce. Retailers of all sizes must be aware of the laws that impact them for their own protection as well as their customers. Whether PCI DSS or GDPR, […]
Posted on 3rd September 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and chief executive of Twitter had his own account taken over by hackers, reports reveal. A gang of cyber-criminals calling themselves the Chuckling Squad say they were responsible for the hack which led to Dorsey’s breached account sending out a storm of abusive and racist comments for around 15 minutes to […]
Posted on 2nd September 2019 in GDPR.
Understanding what peak sales are and why they are so vital to small and medium-sized retailers, not just the eCommerce giants, is the first step in taking full advantage of the opportunities they present. The next step is to assess how to capitalise and maximise sales. In recent years it has become clear that retail, not necessarily just […]
Posted on 2nd September 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
Research reveals that more than 2 billion stolen account credentials are available on the cybercriminal underground. McAfee released its latest McAfee Labs Threats Report: August 2019, examining cybercriminal activity and the development of cyber threats in the first quarter of 2019. It was revealed that a 118% increase in ransomware attacks included the “discovery” of […]
Posted on 30th August 2019 in GDPR.