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Is ransomware still a threat?

By Jamie Collins  /  January 16, 2020
Two years ago we were all aware of the term ‘computer virus’, but in May 2017 the majority of people...

Dropbox Zero-Day Vulnerability

By Jamie Locke  /  December 23, 2019
Dropbox Zero-Day Vulnerability In mid-September a vulnerability was unearthed within the DropboxUpdater service by security researchers Decoder and Chris Danieli....

Christmas Royal Mail Scam

By Jamie Locke  /  December 17, 2019
Royal Mail iPhone 11 Pro scam Recently, due to Christmas fast approaching and last minute shopping becoming more popular with...


By Jamie Locke  /  December 10, 2019
Windows 7 nears end of Microsoft Support On January 14th, 2020, Microsoft will be officially ending their support for the...

Norsk Hydro Attack Aftermath

By Jamie Locke  /  December 3, 2019
How a Vicious and Unsuspecting Ransomware Attack, reduced a Global Company to Pen and Paper   Just this week a...

Rise in Cyber Attacks Since 2018

By Jamie Locke  /  November 24, 2019
Reports of Cyber related incidents Spiked at the start of 2019 Reporting’s of both major and minor cyber incidents across...
“Employees make decisions every day that negatively affects their business’s security…As a result, we have known for a while that, to protect organizations, employees need online street smarts. However, the problem is that some in the industry treat employee awareness as a training concern or one-time activity. It is not. It is an ongoing cultural problem.”
– Wolfgang Goerlich, Cyber Security Strategist