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Category: Cyber Security

Once again, September has been another busy month in the world of cyber security with British Airways suffering a breach to the MoD and GCHQ joining forces to beef up security. Take a look at the most popular stories below: British Airways suffers data hack Popular airline, British Airways suffered a large hack which resulted… [MORE]

We always keep our customers up to date with the latest cyber security news on our blog, so this time we thought we’d share some top tips to keep your business safe while online. Check out our top five cyber security tips below: Password Management: Password management is a great place to start when thinking… [MORE]

Thousands of debit card holders in the UK were charged twice for debit card payments following a system glitch. An error occurred with a particular card terminal, Cardnet which is run as a joint venture between Lloyds Bank and First Data. Customers hard-earned money came out of bank accounts twice but transactions only showed up… [MORE]

Yet again it has been another busy month for cyber criminals. From stealing guest data to communication specialists suffering a major breach, here’s the top cyber security news you need to know about from August: Butlins guests records stolen Popular UK holiday resort, Butlins suffered a huge data breach following a phishing email and the… [MORE]

Social media giants Facebook and Twitter have reportedly removed and suspended a number of accounts following inauthentic and manipulating behaviour. The accounts, which were located in (yes, you guessed it) Russia and Iran, were removed after Chief Executive and big boss at Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg identified them as being misleading. More than 650 Facebook pages… [MORE]

The FBI has warned of a potential worldwide ATM hack which could see millions withdrawn from banks in a major operation conducted by those pesky cyber criminals. A confidential alert has been sent to banks warning of the so called ‘ATM Cashout’. In a report, the FBI advised that the hack could be imminent and… [MORE]

Important health records and other medical documentation were at risk of ill health due to a security bug! The records of almost a whopping 100 million patients were put at risk following major security issues on the popular patient management system, OpenEMR. The platform, which is one of the world’s most widely used platforms within… [MORE]

July was another interesting month in the world of cyber-security from another NHS data breach to the security of some top tech products being questioned. Here’s a round-up of the most important cyber-security stories from July 2018: NHS Data Breach In July 2018, the NHS reported a data breach of around 150,000 patient records. The… [MORE]

Social media giant, Facebook will be expected to pay (literally) for their big data mistake this year. The UK’s data protection watchdog, Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has slapped the social website bosses with a £500,000 fine – the maximum a company is allowed to be fined! The ICO said that Facebook had failed to ensure… [MORE]

We would like to alert all of our clients and local businesses who use BT, of a telephone scam that’s been very active recently. It’s a relatively old trick and the scam starts with a recorded message, before scammers present themselves as an account manager from BT and warn that your line could be cut… [MORE]

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