Topic: IT News

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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'WannaCry' Cyber-Attack - All you need to know

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

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 conse...

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Wonga suffer one of the biggest UK data breaches

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 2...

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Office 365 benefits for small businesses

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 90...

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DIY Ransomware for criminal wannabes

Criminals no longer need to risk having their collar felt while climbing out of someone’s window – they can simply get hold of some ready-made ransomware designed to help them commit fraud.

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Microsoft training helps form UK’s digital future

Now that at least 92% of jobs in the UK require some form of digital skill, candidates need to be comfortable and confident with the latest technology.

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BT Openreach deal seeks greater broadband investment

BT’s infrastructure division, Openreach, will split from the company and operate independently, under an agreement with the sector regulator Ofcom. The new operational landscape could bring investment...

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5 new malware threats every second

Do you need to renew your antivirus software licence for 2017? You bet your bottom dollar you do. AV-test has reported that computer users are threatened with five new malware programs every second. C...

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Office 365 is a secure option.

In January 2017, UK businesses saw a price increase on Office 365, with Microsoft citing Brexit and the fall in the value of sterling as the major contributory factors. However, this cloud-based solut...

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