Category: Cyber Security

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Ransomware – it makes me WannaCry………….
May 17, 2017

Ransomware – it makes me WannaCry………….

Ransomware. You’ll have struggled to avoid the word this week and we’ve certainly had more than our fair share of telephone calls from concerned customers. The ‘WannaCry’ virus attack on the NHS has made Ransomware the current buzzword in the national and international press. Whilst this is undoubtedly a high-profile attack are the press guilty… Read full article

‘WannaCry’ Ransomware Attack
May 15, 2017

‘WannaCry’ Ransomware Attack

You will all be aware of the ransomware attacks on the NHS on Friday of last week and the warnings of potential further attacks as people return to work this morning. So far it is estimated that there are more than 200,000 victims in 150 countries. Whilst we learn more about the virus and the… Read full article

Report reveals UK business is under attack
April 27, 2017

Report reveals UK business is under attack

A newly published UK Government survey has uncovered that 46% of all UK businesses had ‘identified at least one cybersecurity breach or attack in the past 12 months’. The report has also revealed that a ‘sizeable proportion’ of business have not put in place basic policies and protection to protect themselves from attack. Some of… Read full article

Beware the Phishermen…..
March 09, 2017

Beware the Phishermen…..

We tweeted earlier this week about a client who had received a call from what he believed was TalkTalk customer service. The individual had called TalkTalk 2 weeks before and believed this was a return call. However it was a scam, the fraudsters inserted software onto his machine that stopped all of his programmes, including… Read full article

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