How CMS Systems are being used by hackers to stage a cybercrime

How CMS Systems are being used by hackers to stage a cybercrime

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The development of Content Management Systems (“CMS”) has enabled the most inexperienced of new users to develop and publish their own blog or website.  What are CMS Systems and how are CMS Systems being used by hackers to stage a cybercrime? The WikiPedia definition of a CMS is “a computer application that supports the creation […]

How to protect your company from a Ransomware attack?

How to protect your company from a Ransomware attack?

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Every computer installation is vulnerable to attack by malware. It used to be simply e-mail borne viruses, but over time malware has acquired a degree of sophistication matched only by the antivirus and malware protection systems developed to thwart it. We now see rootkits, spambots, and latterly ransomware. An entire sub-industry has grown up around […]

Ransomware: What to expect in 2017

Ransomware: What to expect in 2017

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­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­First, we had viruses, then Trojans, then rootkits.  AdWare made its presence felt.  Now, with the advent of Cloud Computing and businesses increasingly relying on the Internet as a business tool, we have ransomware.  The coming Internet of Things makes for a very scary future of cyberattacks and cybersecurity battling it out for supremacy. First, […]

5 Signs Your IoT Devices are being Attacked by a Cyber Criminal

5 Signs Your IoT Devices are being Attacked by a Cyber Criminal

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With the prevalence of several threats to our Internet of Things (IoT) around the world today, antivirus software can provide very little online security in certain situations. Also, anti-malware scanners are not accurate enough to protect our IoT, because hackers and malware are changing their tactics on a consistent basis to deceive the antivirus and […]

Cybersecurity – it’s not just viruses

Cybersecurity – it’s not just viruses

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An appreciation of Cybersecurity and Network Security is an essential for all IT people today.  The incidence and sophistication of malware and of targeted attacks on corporate and individual sites are increasing daily.  Individual and corporate users must have a comprehensive online security environment in place, comprised of a mix of internet security services and […]

Are UK Banks Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks?

Are UK Banks Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks?

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Banks are some of the most targeted facilities for breaches of cyber-security and break-ins. While banks have historically been targeted for attacks and robberies, hackers and fraudsters have been manipulating the internet of things and cyber-security settings to steal large sums of money from banks through hacking. There have been countless data breaches that have […]