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15th October 2020
Healthcare facing increased risk of ransomware attacks

The computer systems at Universal Health Services, which runs approximately 400 hospitals and care centres across the United States and the United Kingdom, recently experienced a massive ransomware attack, making it one of the largest medical cyber attacks in US history.

27th August 2020
Lack of cyber security preparedness killing growth

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of the UK economy. In recent decades, British SMEs have accounted for 99.9% of the business population, totalling 5.8 million. A recent survey by the Wall Street Journal found that small companies are the least prepared for cyber attacks and have the least cyber security.

1st April 2020
Employees are weak link in business cybersecurity

Estimates show that 90% of corporate data cybersecurity breaches in the cloud happen due to hacker attacks that target employees, shows a report from Kaspersky Lab. With many of them forced to work remotely during the quarantine, companies are now more vulnerable than ever.

27th August 2019
Back to school: How to talk to kids about online safety

Children are getting back to school, and that means more time spent on the internet. But that also brings an increase in online threats. That’s why parents should talk to their kids more about internet safety — but not every parent knows how. “The internet is a great place where kids can learn many things, but their curiosity can lead to dangers, too. That’s why parents should educate their children more about interne...

Cyber Security
19th August 2019
Hidden dangers of public WiFi and how to avoid them

In the era when cybercrime is flourishing, public WiFi has become a golden opportunity for various types of criminals. A recent survey shows that 79% of public WiFi users take significant risks when choosing their WiFi connection. They select a hotspot for its WiFi strength, go for a name that sounds appropriate, or simply pick any free option.

Cyber Security
8th August 2019
Hackers can get inside your child’s classroom

Internet-connected classrooms have transformed the learning process in schools all over the UK. However, it’s also given rise to new dangerous online threats. Much like other public WiFi networks, school WiFi might be vulnerable to hackers. 

Cyber Security
20th December 2018
Cyber criminals target iPhone users with phishing scams

A new cell phone scam targeted at iPhone users tries to steal their Apple login details by sending a fake Spotify/iTunes email. The phishing email claims to be from Apple and Spotify. If a user clicks on the link, the email says the user had bought a year of Spotify Premium for $150.99 and links to a page to ‘review your subscription’. A fake Apple landing page – which looks like a real one - then asks for log-in details.

Cyber Security
20th November 2018
Dangerous consequences of compromising security of tech devices

Canada has just joined the other Five Eyes allies – Australia, New Zealand, the UK, and the US – in a renewed call to create backdoors into private citizens’ information. The Five Eye countries demand that technology companies cooperate with law enforcement agencies to allow access to encrypted and private communications, including Facebook and text messages.

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