The Hallidays Team share their views on all the latest news and gossip in IT and technology.
Google say they removed 700,000 bad apps from the PlayStore in 2017, a 70% increase from 2016 Earlier this month, a new bug called the Adult Swine Bug was found in 60 apps in the Google PlayStore. The Adult Swine Bug allowed apps to release inappropriate and malicious adverts to its users, a lot of [...]
Mac malware at its highest ever! Recent studies have found that Mac malware has increased by over 230% in the last 12 months. Why do you believe people buy Mac OS computers? You may argue it’s because they are more stylish or for more creative users. However, a lot of users buy them because they [...]
Is your business reactive or proactive to a cyber-attack? Security Software Companies believe it takes an average of 3 cyber-attacks before a business shifts from a reactive to a proactive security stance. The National Cyber Skills Centre (NCSC) recently published an article that questions UK businesses and their attitude to cyber-security. During a conversation with [...]
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT RANSOMWARE… “WannaCry”, the latest iteration of pervasive ransomware epidemic, became centre stage this weekend when it crippled 22 NHS trusts, and infected 200,000 trusts in 150 countries. Ransomware targeted 50% of organisations last year and predications for this year are that enterprise targeted Ransomware attacks will be become [...]
How much of a threat is Phishing to your business? Cyber Wise subscribers are constantly hearing the term ‘Phishing’, you’re probably getting bored of it as much as we are however there is great purpose as to why we keep reminding our users of it. Phishing is one of the greatest Cyber threats with more [...]