Are Virgin Media “Port Scanning” their customers… and profiting from it? [UPDATED]

Virgin Media are one of the UK’s largest Internet Service Providers (ISP), with over 5 million broadband subscribers. Yesterday, a concerned Virgin Media customer forwarded me an email they’d received: The email – which was addressed to the customer by name, and included their name and IP address – had genuinely originated from Virgin Media. […]

5 ways to spot a “phishing” email

“Phishing” is a term used to describe the activity of defrauding an online account holder of personal or financial information by posing as a legitimate company. The most common form of phishing on the internet is through email – you’ve almost certainly had them appear in your inbox – emails that look like they come […]