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NHS to spend £150m on bolstering cyber-security

on 02-May-2018 15:38:47 By | Jack Whisker | 0 Comments | IT News Security
The British government have promised to spend £150m on its cyber defences against the “growing threat” of cyber-attacks. This follows on from  WannaCry which struck last year and affected nearly 600 GP practices and 80 trusts.
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Largest data breach of 2018 so far and WannaCry Returns

on 03-Apr-2018 15:40:04 By | Jack Whisker | 0 Comments | IT News Security Tips & Tricks
A popular fitness and nutrition app ‘MyFitnessPal’ has suffered the largest data breach of 2018 so far affecting 150 million accounts. Hackers got away with usernames, email addresses and hashed passwords.
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Data privacy issues go much further than Facebook

on 03-Apr-2018 13:43:07 By | Jack Whisker | 0 Comments | IT News Security
Data protection and privacy is expected across the internet nowadays. Data privacy concerns have been up in the air as multiple stories emerge concerning what companies do with people’s data and who they share this with.
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Have you entered the Internet of Things?

on 14-Feb-2018 16:36:35 By | Jack Whisker | 0 Comments | Connectivity IT News Strategy Productivity Technology
Have you entered The Internet of Things (IoT) yet?
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Top 3 Security issues for 2018

on 08-Feb-2018 17:05:28 By | Jack Whisker | 0 Comments | Cybersecurity IT News Security Tips & Tricks
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 such as Yahoo having one billion accounts accessed by hackers. IT security is one of the fastest moving industries, and it's vital that every business tries to keep up and stay protected.
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1.4 Billion hacked and leaked passwords found on the dark web

on 18-Dec-2017 10:06:50 By | Jack Whisker | 0 Comments | Cybersecurity IT News Password Security
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 breach it is a collection of several previous breaches. None of the passwords are encrypted and all the data has been put into a searchable, interactive database.
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'WannaCry' Cyber-Attack - All you need to know

on 15-May-2017 18:01:30 By | Jack Whisker | 0 Comments | Attack Cyber IT News Security
After Friday's major cyber-attack hit businesses and individuals worldwide, here is all you need to know.
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Credit Card data breach hits over 1,000 hotels

on 03-May-2017 14:36:41 By | Jack Whisker | 0 Comments | Hospitality IT News Security
Intercontinental hotels group (IHG) has announced that 1,175 US franchises have been struck by a payment card data breach. This malware attack means that guests money could have been stolen as a consequence.
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Wonga suffer one of the biggest UK data breaches

on 28-Apr-2017 13:59:05 By | Troy Midwood | 0 Comments | IT News Security
Payday loan company Wonga has suffered a data breach that’s been labelled “one of the biggest” in UK history. Hackers are thought to have gained access to some 245,000 UK accounts, as well a further 25,000 in Poland. By comparison, the huge data breach that cost Talk Talk a record £400,000 fine impacted around 157,000 customers.
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Office 365 benefits for small businesses

on 11-Apr-2017 12:57:11 By | Andrew Allen | 0 Comments | Cloud IT News Productivity
Ask any Chief Technology Officer these days about their company’s current IT strategies and the answer will almost certainly include the word “cloud”. We’ve certainly come a long way since the late 90s when Larry Ellison, head of Oracle Corporation, tried to persuade the market to buy into thin computing. The idea was to have a diskless computer (known as a network computer) that connected to a server or to the cloud.
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