Oct 02, 2019
New malware infects thousands of PCs and its structure makes it hard to detect and remove.
Aug 28, 2019
Microsoft will be ending support on a number of programmes and products available to users as part of their Microsoft Lifecycle Policy in 2020.
Aug 14, 2019
A recent study has revealed that logging into public Wi-Fi at hotels and cafes may not be as safe as you first thought.
May 17, 2019
The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) recently analysed people’s passwords and found that 123456 is still being widely used and was the most-used password on accounts that suffered a breach. The analysis was completed by the NCSC in a bid to help people feel safer online by uncovering gaps of knowledge that could leave people feeling unsafe online. After finding 123456 was still commonly used, the NCSC are now encouraging users to string along three random words that can be remembered...
Mar 21, 2019
News broke recently of an academy in Bridport Dorset that became the victim of a cyber-attack which installed ransomware on the school network and has resulted in the loss of GCSE coursework. The attack, which happened on the 28 February, came after a member of staff accidentally clicked a malware-infected link within an email; the email was sent from China and forwarded via a server in Germany making it appear more legitimate. Now, Sir John Colfox Academy in Bridport faces a demand for money to...
Feb 11, 2019
Last year, a whopping 46% of UK businesses surveyed by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport reported at least one cyber security breach. Although this is not necessarily surprising, there are many steps that businesses can take to ensure that they are protected from those pesky hackers.
Jan 25, 2019
We’re now well into 2019, and 28th January is Data Privacy Day, an awareness day celebrated across the country. The day itself commemorates the signing of the first ever legally binding treaty that dealt with privacy and data protection, way back in 1981.