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Ransomware threat on the rise 40% of businesses attacked
Ransomware threat on the rise 40% of businesses attacked
  • May 08, 2017
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Ransomware is fast becoming a ubiquitous security threat, with nearly 40% of all businesses experiencing an attack in the past year, according to research from computer security firm Malwarebytes. The figure is even worse in...
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Malicious online ads expose millions to possible hack
Malicious online ads expose millions to possible hack
  • December 13, 2016
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Since October, millions of internet users have been exposed to malicious code served from the pixels in tainted banner ads meant to install Trojans and spyware, according to security firm ESET. The attack campaign, called...
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Securing Office 365? There’s always more you can do
Securing Office 365? There’s always more you can do
  • December 03, 2016
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Don't just accept the defaults and hope for the best   Wherever you look there's yet another SME or enterprise migrating to Office 365. This says a lot for the attractiveness of cloud-based office suites,...
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UK’s ‘FBI’ hit by DDoS barrage attack
UK’s ‘FBI’ hit by DDoS barrage attack
  • November 13, 2016
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It's just a 'temporary inconvenience', says agency   The public-facing website for the UK's National Crime Agency has wobbled today under a Distributed Denial of Service Attack. The NCA – dubbed Britain's FBI – told The...
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What went wrong at Tesco Bank?
What went wrong at Tesco Bank?
  • November 10, 2016
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Tesco Bank has enlisted the help of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) following the most serious cyber-attack launched against a UK bank. The attack against the supermarket giant's banking arm involved the theft of £2.5m...
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CryptoLocker: What Is and How to Avoid it
CryptoLocker: What Is and How to Avoid it
  • November 07, 2016
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CryptoLocker is a new family of ransomware whose business model (yes, malware is a business to some!) is based on extorting money from users. This continues the trend started by another infamous piece of malware which also extorts...
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