Interview tips: what not to say

When I was asked to write a blog about interviews – and what can sometimes go wrong with them – one part of me wanted to do a piece that offered interview tips knowing that [...]


Tips for part-time recruiters

If you’re new to recruiting, or it’s something you don’t do very often, it can seem like quite a daunting job. From understanding what you’re legally allowed to ask candidates, to ensuring your interview technique [...]

The benefits of social media recruiting

Not that long ago, if you had said you would be fishing for potential recruitment candidates on Facebook you’d have been laughed out of town. Well, that’s all changed.   Today, finding skilled, talented candidates using [...]

How to spot a phony candidate

The economic downturn has meant a shrinking pool of potential vacancies for jobseekers, so it’s hardly surprising that some will go to extreme lengths to get noticed by employers. In fact, a survey conducted at [...]


How to avoid lying in interviews

We’re always stressing the importance of honesty to jobseekers, especially when it comes to their CVs and interviews. But how often do recruiters stray into the world of embellishment and exaggeration in order to secure [...]


The dark web hacking forum trading in stolen data is under new leadership

The notorious underground hacker forum called Hell, which allows users to trade in everything from hacking techniques to massive data dumps of stolen information, has reportedly been taken over by a new set of administrators. [...]

Android malware discovered on Google Play has infected millions of users with spyware

Russian security researchers have discovered a Trojan for Android that contains malware and spyware features hidden in 104 Android apps on the Google Play store. It has been downloaded over 3.2 million times already onto [...]

WhatsApp enables end-to-end encryption but there may be a cloud loophole

Facebook-owned WhatsApp, the world's most widely used instant messaging service, has enabled a new end-to-end encryption feature that ensures that messages sent on its platform can be read only by the recipients. The security feature [...]

Great Firewall of China: Developer forced to set up VPN in public to bypass his own creation

The developer who helped to build the Great Firewall of China was forced to bypass the stringent web censorship system in order to access a website he needed during a speech at a public event. [...]

Panama Papers leak not an inside job as Mossack Fonseca claims servers were ‘hacked from abroad’

Mossack Fonseca, the law firm caught up in the so-called Panama Papers controversy, has denied the leak of information on over 11 million clients was an inside job and instead claimed that the company was [...]