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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… [MORE]

You’d have thought the start of spring with its new leases of life would have also brought new leases of cyber attacks, however breaches have been few and far between this March, which you know, is always a good thing! One story that has been making an appearance on a regular basis however is the… [MORE]

Many sporting events often rely on hundreds of volunteers to ensure that they run smoothly, but the Tokyo 2020 Olympics & Paralympics is set to be completely different. Instead of relying on ‘human’ volunteers, the event will see robots helping out. The Tokyo 2020 Robot Project will be replacing volunteers with robots who will assist… [MORE]

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. It can be really helpful to implement… [MORE]

Stonehouse based business Eurolink Connect has this week celebrated their move from 19 to 20 years old with a 1920’s themed celebration in their office. The Local ISP and communications infrastructure expert started out in 1999 selling telephone minutes to customers, growing steadily to become the multi-faceted national business that it is today. In their… [MORE]

Compared with a busy December that saw threats and data breaches aplenty, the start of 2019 has been somewhat slow in the Cyber Security world. But with the new year did come a little bit of action, so have a read of our top stories below:   German politicians hacked At the start of the… [MORE]

Managing internet, telephone and cyber security systems can be a mammoth task for a business, especially if you’re looking for a feature rich service. Communication is vital in every organisation, whether you’re working to constantly connect with clients or simply want to link up your office network. What you need is one company who can… [MORE]

In November, two of the UK’s largest online shopping ‘events’ experienced thousands of DDoS Attacks targeted on retail websites. These attacks, which were more numerous than at any other time of year, makes November the  month with the highest level of attacks in 2018. Known as one of the year’s most popular (& often bonkers)… [MORE]

Microsoft Office has advised their users to be aware when creating emails in Outlook after confusion over a feature found that using the ‘@’ tag in emails can still allow the email to be sent through even if it’s not visible in the sending fields. The issue can occur when you type ‘@name’ in an… [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]

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