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SOCMINT, Apple iCloud and Celebrity Nude Photos

You may not have heard of the term SOCMINT which emerged a couple of years ago as the abbreviation for Social Media Intelligence. What has this to do with Apple iCloud and Celebrities?  Well if you are to believe Apple this is what was used to hack into celebrity iCloud storage.  It appears the criminals…

Targeted Vs Opportunistic Attacks

At a high but useful level cyber-attacks against organisations can be categorised as targeted or opportunistic.  Identifying which is a useful first step in understanding and responding to an information security incident. A targeted attack typically involves intelligent planning and occurs when an attacker selects and engages a specific target to achieve a specific objective. …

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