Cyber Monday – Scam Alert

Shop Cyber Safe this Festive Season Whether you are taking advantage of the crazy Cyber Monday sales or your Christmas planning, one can’t deny the increasing appeal to shop from the comfort of your own home and avoid the manic malls at this time of year. However, as...

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Bad Rabbit – Scam Alert

RASCALLY RABBIT The latest cyber-attack has seen computers go down all over the world. Dubbed ‘Bad Rabbit’ this ransomware locks users out of their computers and demands a ransom before allowing the user to regain access. It bears similarities to the WannaCry and...

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SIM Swap Scam Alert

SCAM ALERT! How  does it work? Criminals trick you into divulging your online banking login details such as PIN and password via cleverly constructed cyber-attacks such as: Targeted phishing scams Using malicious software Using fake apps that pretend to be your...

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Visionary in Gartner Magic Quadrant

Gartner positions Popcorn Training in the “Visionary” quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Security Education Awareness Computer Based Training Vendors for 2016. According to Gartner, “Humans can be either the strongest or weakest defense against threats. Security...

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WanaCry – Scam Alert

The US National Security Agency, hacking weapons to command computers, espionage bent on bitcoins ... you wouldn't be blamed for thinking that you were reading a Sci-Fi script.  However, far from Sci-Fi and nearer to WiFi is the reality of ransomware. Ransomware works...

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Popcorn Training Launches in Cape Town

Popcorn Training, Security Awareness Training firm, held their official Cape Town launch at the V & A Waterfront’s Cinema Nouveau. Popcorn Training has created a unique awareness program. Its effective story based approach addresses the weighty topic of Cybercrime and...

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Popcorn Training launches at IT Web Security Summit

“Today there is no doubt that the human element is one of the weakest links in the Internet security chain. With the convenience of mobile devices, cyber criminals are relying on the communal and trusting nature of people, as a way to steal companies information...

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