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2016 was a big year for ransomware, a record ransom haul and costs swelling to a staggering $1 billion dollars, a 300% rise on 2015. This year’s heists carried on in the same vein, with high-profile businesses targeted throughout quarter 1 and quarter 2, notably...

Reading this, you’ve probably experienced a shady call or two, phone scams are nothing new from boiler room boys promising the next hot stock (financial fraud) to paid-for horoscope subscriptions (cramming), technological advances have always been a useful weapon in any conman’s arsenal....

Protect yourself from a scam on the rise, BEC or Business Email Compromise is the cyber fraud of the internet age, a highly effective, cheaply orchestrated scam that is costing businesses billions. For those now versed in the basics of a BEC scam, we have...

Since 2013 Business Email Compromise (BEC) has been emerging as one of the most dangerous cyber threats to businesses across the globe. Sophisticated, easy to action, and costly to victims it has all the hallmarks of a scam with burgeoning popularity....

Hybrid cloud is the combination of at least 2 cloud environments (usually private, community or public) that remain unique but work together to provide benefits for an individual or business. Hybrid Cloud environments allow each separate environment to perform distinct functions but work together within...

What is cloud computing?   Cloud. Cloud. Cloud. Cloud is everywhere. Cloud computing is not just the latest fad or buzzword – this is a shift from traditional software and hardware based models to dynamic internet based environments. This shift has gained momentum across industries and looking...

Why Your Business Needs Cloud:   Traditionally, businesses had to invest more time and money as they grew, sometimes millions of dollars that took years to see a return. If they chose not to invest and upgrade, their business would simply plateau. Cloud development changed the business...

Healthcare Hackers: The juice is worth the squeeze   The healthcare industry is no stranger to the constant struggle of cybersecurity. A struggle which costs it an estimated $5.6 billion each year, making it the most attacked industry globally. With Bitcoin allowing attackers to stay anonymous and...

There has been few technologies that split opinion quite like Adobe Flash: celebrated and condemned almost in equal measure. The soon-to-be-deceased technology is, on one hand, the finest malware vector the world has seen. And on the other a cornerstone of the web era, Flash technology...

The past few months have seen the dramatic increase in varieties of ransomware, their effects, and their influence echoing across the business world.   In 2017 hackers have developed stronger and stronger strains, pushing the IT security teams in financial institutions and government offices, to patch, secure...