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Posts Tagged ‘Colm Murphy’

Espion warns about Cyber Attacks on small Irish Businesses

Cyber criminals are increasingly targeting vulnerable and less protected SMEs, as larger corporations get much needed information security policies in place. The Garda Bureau of Fraud investigation is currently examining a number of recent cyber attacks on computer systems of small businesses and subsequent demands for money. The companies say their computer systems were hacked, their data such as order […]

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The Independent Republic of Facebook

Espion highlights social networking security risks as Facebook marks 6th birthday As Facebook celebrates its 6th birthday on 4th February, Irish information security company Espion urges people to be aware of the security risks associated with all social networking sites. The Facebook Phenomenon Facebook has become part of daily life for 350 millions users. If Facebook was a country (based […]

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Email is the most common means used to steal information from employers

The Security Threat from Within – Espion recommends measures to combat insider theft Email is the most used method to steal information from corporations by employees, according to Ireland’s leading computer forensics and information security company Espion.  The old-fashioned hard copy printouts are the second most popular method used to steal information from employers. Mobile devices, such as USB memory […]

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How Good is your Password?

As this week’s Hotmail password hacking incident shows, passwords are a prime target for cyber criminals and the reality is: most of us have passwords that can be extremely easy to guess and hack.    According to Colm Murphy, technical director with Espion, a common mistake we tend to make is to have a single password for each account “This […]

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