Dislike button for Facebook and why brand owners should worry

The announcement last week that Facebook is considering a “dislike” button should be a worry for brand holders.  At a Q & A session in California, founder Mark Zuckerberg revealed it was one of the most requested developments that users … Continue reading…

Counterfeiters Lives Made More Difficult As Europol-led Operation Seizes 30,000 Domains

Sellers of counterfeit goods online saw their lives made a little more difficult in the lead up to the busiest shopping period of the year, Christmas, as a Europol-led operation has seized 292 domain names. While the US government also … Continue reading…

Spectre: Cyber-attack

In the most recent James Bond film, Skyfall, released in 2012, the story line focuses around a breach of security at MI6 which results in malware infecting the network and the main villain, Raoul Silva, being freed from custody to … Continue reading…

The 12 days of Counterfeit Christmas

The tradition of price-slashing sales in November in the US under the guise of Black Friday has now spread to this side of the Atlantic and has spawned a little brother, Cyber Monday, designed especially for online shoppers. Last year … Continue reading…

Do they know it’s .Christmas time at all?

Whilst Black Friday and Cyber Monday grabbed all the headlines in the past week for examples of the gluttonous behaviours of some consumers in some countries, the true global retail event is still Christmas. Most retailers started gearing up for … Continue reading…