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Ransomware attack hits multinational meat supplier

on 02-Jun-2021 13:02:58 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments | Cybersecurity Ransomware
The world's largest meat processing company is the latest high profile target of a sophisticated ransomware attack. The company, JBS, believe the attack originated from a Russian criminal group. The attack forced JBS to temporarily shut down operations in Australia, Canada and the US.
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5 Lesser known benefits of choosing the co-managed IT model

on 25-May-2021 09:38:48 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments | Managed Service
Even companies with IT staff on their payroll can’t deny having an MSP onboard offers benefits that exceed what they get from having just an in-house team. This blog explore 5 lesser known reasons why the co-managed IT model is popular.
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4 things to do to ensure your business continuity planning is a success

on 18-May-2021 09:46:43 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments |
Working on creating a contingency plan for your business? That’s great! Here are 4 things you need to consider when preparing your new business continuity plan.
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Multi-Factor Authentication 101

on 11-May-2021 17:00:00 By | Andrew Allen | 0 Comments | Cybersecurity Password Security
You have probably already come across the term multi-factor authentication. The concept is not new, but has caught on really quick of late. In this post, we will discuss what multi-factor authentication is and why you should be adopting it.
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Windows Security Updates November 2020

on 10-Nov-2020 08:13:00 By | Adam Lewis | 0 Comments |
Microsoft issued a large batch of updates today fixing several critical security flaws accross their software range. The patch includes 112 seperate fixes including one zero-day vulnberability.
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The Cloud is fantastic...

on 10-Mar-2020 11:28:00 By | Andrew Allen | 0 Comments | Technology Backup
Working in the Cloud is superb. There are literally thousands of different platforms and operators of Cloud-based services to choose from; providing you with a reliable, adaptable and responsive working environment enabling you to work from anywhere in the world.
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Data Breaches are destroying our businesses

on 29-Jan-2020 14:30:24 By | Andrew Allen | 0 Comments | Cybersecurity Technology
Everyone should be aware of the fact that data breaches are serious. It’s not because these firms did not have an appropriate protection system in place that they went under, it’s because they were not prepared to deal with it to begin with.
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Wordpress Sites Hacked to Propagate Scam Campaign

on 29-Jan-2020 14:28:15 By | Andrew Allen | 0 Comments | Cybersecurity Technology
The hacking campaign makes use of previously known vulnerabilities in WordPress plugins. Some of the vulnerable plugins exploited include the ‘CP Contact Form with PayPal’ and the ‘Simple Fields’. More than 2000 WordPress sites have been hacked by cybercriminals for a scam campaign that redirects visitors to several scam sites.
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Ransomware Operators turn evil for late and non-paying victims

on 29-Jan-2020 14:27:09 By | Andrew Allen | 0 Comments | Cybersecurity Technology
A group of ransomware actors have threatened to publish data stolen from a German automotive supplier. Another group announced that they are going to release 9.5GB of data of a healthcare firm.   Source: https://cyware.com/news/ransomware-operators-turn-evil-for-late-reposnders-and-non-paying-victims-de65c7c1
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Ransomware: Don't let your business be defrauded too

on 13-Jan-2020 16:31:58 By | Andrew Allen | 0 Comments | Cybersecurity Technology
The cyber threat is very real; a breach in cyber security resulting in the theft, loss or corruption of data, occurs every second in businesses and homes around the globe. 
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