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In 2021, if you’re running a business or project on any scale, your security efforts can only be effective if they are systematic and carefully controlled. Following a cyber security framework won’t just protect sensitive customer information. …


On a sunny Thursday morning in late 2008, I was sat in a top floor office overlooking Canary Wharf in London’s Docklands. How? What was this? Staring at a screen of characters, it looked like noise. Like a 2-year-old had randomly been pressing keys on the keyboard.

I was staring…


When Fresh Security’s customer Fix Auto told us they were launching a new podcast, we jumped at the chance to help them out. Hear what Jason Hart — Fresh Security CEO — spoke about…

Intro: This is Behind the Repairer, episode two of the podcast from Fix Auto UK.


Could you or highly visible people in your company have fallen victim to a spambot? Given that Spambots have targeted billions of email addresses over the years, the chances are high.

Back in August 2017, a security researcher known as Benkow discovered 711 million email addresses and passwords available on…


For near on 5 months, it was a complete mystery. 23 million email addresses and other personal details were leaked online, and no one knew where they came from. Web security expert Troy Hunt titled his blog post “ The Unattributable ‘db8151dd’ Data Breach.”

Hunt was particularly concerned that his…


On 25 February 2019 security consultant Bob Diachenko discovered an enormous database of emails and other personal information. The database was not password-protected and available to anyone with an internet connection.

Diachenko worked quickly to figure out the extent of this data breach and found that it contained 763 million…


We had the idea for Fresh Security almost exactly 12 months ago. In case you’re not aware, October is cyber security awareness month. We make it a yearly opportunity to take a moment and think about what really matters. How do we do better?

This year we’ve decided to change…


In June 2020, Fresh Security CEO Jason Hart stopped in to chat with Tonya Hall about GDPR on her show, The Tonya Hall Show.

Tonya Hall: Keeping grandma out of trouble with GDPR. I’m Tonya Hall and joining me is Jason Hart, CEO of Fresh Security and Chief Technology…


Continuing from our last blog, we’re looking at another huge data breach of a data enrichment company, this time dating back to May 2018.

As with the PDL leak we discussed in our last blog, the Apollo data breach exposed information that many of us unwittingly make public as we…


Businesses that collect and sell data are, unsurprisingly, extremely juicy targets for phishing scammers and identity thieves. The added sting is that these companies have our data without our permission and without us even knowing about it. …

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