Security

Russia launched over a million cyber attacks in three months
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Russia launched over a million cyber attacks in three months

Researchers found 75% of the attacks were critical
13 Apr 2021
Biden makes key cyber security nominations at Homeland Security
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Biden makes key cyber security nominations at Homeland Security

CISA nominee Jen Easterly would replace last-minute Trump appointment
13 Apr 2021
New DNS vulnerabilities put millions of IoT devices at risk of hacking
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Internet of Things (IoT)

New DNS vulnerabilities put millions of IoT devices at risk of hacking

NAME:WRECK affects four popular TCP/IP stacks
13 Apr 2021
Cloud storage: How secure are Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, and iCloud?
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Cloud storage: How secure are Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, and iCloud?

Each of these popular cloud platforms boasts robust security - but which does it best?
13 Apr 2021
5G will accelerate cyber crime, predicts former White House CIO
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5G

5G will accelerate cyber crime, predicts former White House CIO

Speaking at Aruba Atmosphere '21, Payton warned the technology will lead to "massive cyber attacks" this year
13 Apr 2021
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 official with AMD and Intel CPU options
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Laptops

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 official with AMD and Intel CPU options

The firm claims the machine, which has been designed for hybrid working, is up to 70% faster than the Surface Laptop 3
13 Apr 2021
Gmail "more secure" than parliamentary email, says MP
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cyber security

Gmail "more secure" than parliamentary email, says MP

Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat claims he's been the victim of multiple cyber attacks from foreign nations
13 Apr 2021
ePrivacy Regulation: What is it and how does it affect me?
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ePrivacy Regulation: What is it and how does it affect me?

We look at the new rules designed to maintain user privacy in the digital age
13 Apr 2021
BRATA malware disguises itself as security tools on Google Play
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malware

BRATA malware disguises itself as security tools on Google Play

Hackers are tricking victims into granting their malicious apps certain permissions before taking control of Android devices
13 Apr 2021
Apple and Google block NHS COVID-19 app update
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privacy

Apple and Google block NHS COVID-19 app update

The update breached the tech giant's rules about collecting and sharing location data
12 Apr 2021
Royal Mail-related phishing scams surge by 645%
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Security

Royal Mail-related phishing scams surge by 645%

Check Point found that the average weekly number of attacks increased from 20 to 150 last month
12 Apr 2021
Best ransomware removal tools
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ransomware

Best ransomware removal tools

The top free and paid toolkits available right now to protect you from hackers
9 Apr 2021
Hackers leak data from dark web marketplace
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cyber security

Hackers leak data from dark web marketplace

Over 600,000 payment card records and 12,000 user records leaked
9 Apr 2021
What is ethical hacking? White hat hackers explained
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What is ethical hacking? White hat hackers explained

Not all hackers are motivated by greed - some of them use their powers for good
9 Apr 2021
How to encrypt files and folders in Windows 10
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How to encrypt files and folders in Windows 10

Here’s how to make your sensitive data unreadable to prying eyes
9 Apr 2021
The definitive guide to IT security
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Whitepaper

The definitive guide to IT security

Protecting your MSP and your customers
9 Apr 2021
Gigaset devices laced with malware after third-party server hack
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malware

Gigaset devices laced with malware after third-party server hack

Several Android smartphones have been pre-packaged with malicious apps as part of a supply chain attack
9 Apr 2021
MSP cyber security report warns of tougher regulations ahead
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ransomware

MSP cyber security report warns of tougher regulations ahead

Government or insurance providers will likely take a stand against vulnerable MSPs in 2021
9 Apr 2021
NCSC warns 15% of Brits use their pet's name as a password
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hacking

NCSC warns 15% of Brits use their pet's name as a password

Independent survey reveals UK public still relies on memorable phrases to protect accounts
9 Apr 2021
Evidence suggests REvil behind Harris Federation ransomware attack
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ransomware

Evidence suggests REvil behind Harris Federation ransomware attack

The trust’s financial records have been discovered on a dark web site known to be operated by the infamous group
9 Apr 2021
Fujitsu taps Trend Micro to secure private 5G networks in smart factories
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5G

Fujitsu taps Trend Micro to secure private 5G networks in smart factories

Trend Micro’s 5G security solution identifies vulnerabilities and suspicious network behaviors
8 Apr 2021
Hackers are using fake messages to break into WhatsApp accounts
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instant messaging (IM)

Hackers are using fake messages to break into WhatsApp accounts

Hackers are posing as friends to gain users' trust
8 Apr 2021
What is Microsoft Pluton?
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Security

What is Microsoft Pluton?

A quick look at Microsoft's new approach to CPUs that promises to revolutionise Windows security
8 Apr 2021