Topic: Cybersecurity

Ticketmaster ignored warnings months before data breach

Ticketmaster have become one of the first companies to have a major data breach since the arrival of GDPR. Data including payment details, addresses, names and phone numbers of around 40,000 users hav...

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Top 3 Security issues for 2018

2017 has been a big year concerning cyber security, positively and negatively. The rise of Ransomware into the mainstream news with global attacks on businesses and record numbers of data breaches suc...

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1.4 Billion hacked and leaked passwords found on the dark web

1.4 Billion hacked and leaked passwords have been collated in a single file and are currently sitting on the dark web. Security firm 4iQ who discovered the files say that rather than this being a new ...

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UK Businesses have cut cyber-security budget by a third

Businesses in the UK have cut the amount of cash they are prepared to spend on cyber security despite the rise in global attacks this year.

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How one email crippled the NHS.

There’s a good reason why businesses rely on email providers such as MailChimp to send high volume broadcasts and this became obvious to one worker last month who inadvertently crashed the entire NHS ...

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Seasonal malware that you didn’t order.

It’s that time of year when a deluge of new malware attacks try to lure you in with infected email attachments in messages which purport to be from legitimate companies – the types of companies you wo...

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UK must be capable of retaliating against cyber attacks

When it comes to cyber security, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond MP has recommended fighting fire with fire (or maybe firewalls with firewalls).

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A short guide to DDoS attacks

Widespread distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks were recently responsible for bringing down a large proportion of the internet, including Twitter, Spotify and the PlayStation network, but how ...

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Stay Secure My Friend... More Hackers Targeting SMBs

Stay Secure My Friend... More Hackers Targeting SMBs Many SMBs don’t realize it, but the path to some grand cybercrime score of a lifetime may go right through their backdoor.  SMBs are commonly vendo...

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