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The State of Ransomware 2021

The State of Ransomware 2021

This month, a significant amount of media reporting has focussed on cyber security threat forecasts for 2021. Unsurprisingly, the continued rise and complexity of ransomware features heavily in almost all of these predictions, with the major forecast being that these...
Beware of This New 2FA and MFA Scam

Beware of This New 2FA and MFA Scam

Two-factor or multi-factor authentication is a great tool to help fight back against cyber criminals and keep your data safe. We always recommend setting up multi-factor authentication on devices and applications wherever possible because it makes it a lot harder for...
12 Days of Cyber Crime

12 Days of Cyber Crime

Our rendition of the 12 days of Christmas may be filled with Christmas cheer but it has a very real message about Cyber Security. On the twelfth day of Christmas the dark web sent to me… Twelve scammers scamming,Eleven hackers hacking,Ten trojans baiting, Nine...
5 Ways to Stay Cyber Secure While Working Remotely

5 Ways to Stay Cyber Secure While Working Remotely

This year many businesses have had to move to remote working due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, there has been a shift in what threats are perceived as a greater risk to businesses.  According to the 2020 Netwrix Cyber Threats report, in the UK, accidental...
What is a Trojan Virus?

What is a Trojan Virus?

A Trojan horse is a type of malware that tricks a user into thinking the content of a file is safe. Much like the wooden horse used by the Greeks to trick the Trojans, a file will appear to be normal on the outside, but on the inside is harmful and opens the user up...
What Should I Do if I Get a Scam Call?

What Should I Do if I Get a Scam Call?

Banking, pension, and HMRC scams are all common types of phone scams. Fraudsters will try to instil panic by saying that there is an urgent issue and serious repercussions will occur if you do not act instantly. This is common for all types of scams, especially...