Category: Security

Ransomware Update

Here's a New Year's resolution you can stick to, and if you do it will make a big difference to your life.Don't open unsolicited email attachments without checking them first!Ransomware
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The Yahoo Breach

As you may be aware, Yahoo suffered a major security breach in 2014 leading to the loss of some 500 million records. If you want the full story, the NY
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More Ransomware

Ransoware is on the rise. In the first three months of 2016, Kaspersky labs report a 14% increase in the incidence of ransomware. So far the most popular ransomware is
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An attachment? For me? How kind…

The first Word macro virus was released into the wild 20 years ago. In 2000, the ILoveYou (or LoveLetter) virus, one of the most damaging of its time, spread like
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Nothing to hide, nothing to fear?

Imagine for a moment, a Britain where every individual over the age of 3 years old, has their own personal government spy. This person sits next to as you watch
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Email from Lancs Police

This morning, an email is doing the rounds purporting to be from a Lyn Whitehead at Lancs Police. She does indeed exist, but the email is not from her but
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Cryptowall, Cryptocker and Extortion

Prevention is better than cure Cryptowall 3, the latest incarnation of the Crowti family (Cryptolocker etc) of blackmail based malware, appears to be rampant at the moment. Its delivery method
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Can’t recognise Phishing emails? You’re not alone.

Phishing emails – emails designed to con you into releasing personal information for use by scammers – are getting increasingly sophisticated. Email addresses are obfuscated (hidden behind an apparently genuine
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The Enemy Within

Initially, that may seem a little harsh, as I’m referring to employees of your company. But, as it turns out, your employees can often be a bigger threat than you
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New Year’s Resolution – Backup!

Now that Christmas is over and you’ve taken gazillions of photos, what have you done with them? Still on your phone, tablet or camera? How would you feel if they
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