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2018 Is Likely to Be a Worse Year for Ransomware Than 2017

Sophos released their 2018 malware forecast this week. Their predictions would make any IT Pro concerned, link to a PDF of their report below. Read on for your executive summary.Ransomware Mutations Running AmokYou have seen a lot in…
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EU to Declare Cyber-Attacks “Act of War” - USA Likely to Follow

European Union member states have drafted a diplomatic document which states serious cyber-attacks by a foreign nation could be construed as an act of war.The document developed as a deterrent to provocations by nation states like Russia and…

State of HTTPS

Google announced plans to improve security across the entire web at their I/O conference in June 2014. As well as introducing resources to help webmasters recover from hacks, they emphasized the need for every website online to be encrypted.This…
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Nastiest Ransomware Attacks of 2017

Webroot have revealed their top 10 nastiest ransomware attacks from the past year. According to them NotPetya came to be the most destructive ransomware attack of 2017, followed closely by WannaCry and Locky in the number two and three spots,…
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Facebook to Monitor Everywhere Users Have Been for Highly Targeted Ads

Advertisers can now target Facebook users based on where they’ve been in the real world.The social network is allowing thousands of companies to serve ads specifically to people who have walked into their physical stores, in order to…
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New Ranking Factors: Rebooting for Relevance

The Searchmetrics Ranking Factors study opens with a bold assertion: Traditional ranking factors have become irrelevant.Technically, it’s not ‘out with the old, in with the new’; it’s a recognition of the need to adapt to new realities.…
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Data Protection/Cyber Security is a mindset

Data Protection/Cyber Security is a mindset and here are the 10 actions points to consider:Check if you need to register for DPA - https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/register/self-assessment/ – have you renewed if is previously registered …
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Protect yourself from Identity Theft

Identity theft: keep your information to yourself In just about every country around the world there are people who make a living stealing other people's identities. In fact, identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes around the world…
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101 Ways Your Identity Can Be Stolen

There are so many ways to get access to your private information these days. Even corporate giants have been hacked and had private information leaked. After reading our list of 101 Ways Your Identity Can Be Stolen, you may feel a little helpless…