The FBI reports that Russian hackers have infected hundreds and thousands of routers with a vicious strain of malware, and that it is still active.Read More
Ransomware has become a hot topic for all the wrong reasons since the global infections of “WannaCry” and “Petya”.
A new type of malware that now threatens users by sending their private pictures, messages and internet browsing history to their friends has come to light
This new strain that adds to the ever-growing problem of ransomware is known as LeakerLocker.Read More
Ransomware is computer software that threatens to disrupt the normal working of your computer until you pay a ransom.
This malicious software, also known as malware, usually takes the form of a computer virus that locks down your computer files and demands a fee before allowing you access to them.Read More
Business today exists in an environment of pervasive availability and almost mandatory use of the internet as a means of communication, providing access to information and a transactional ‘pipeline’. Whilst facilitating both speed as well as ease of doing business, the ‘open’ nature of the internet unfortunately also creates massive opportunities for unscrupulous cybercriminals.Read More
It’s hard to believe that less than two decades ago, mobile phones were exactly that – devices that allowed us to make and receive telephone calls whilst mobile. Laptop computers were luxury items usually only enjoyed by company owners and directors. In those days, smartphones, iPads and tablet devices may well have been fanciful, futuristic devices created by ‘Q’ and used by James Bond.Read More
What happens in an internet minute? According to Intel, the statistics are staggering – check out a handy infographic here. Here are just a few mind-boggling statistics: every minute 100+ new LinkedIn accounts are created, Facebook is logged into 277,000 times, YouTube gets 1.3 million video views and 320+ new Twitter accounts are created.Read More
In a data-dependent world, the need for antivirus software is increasing. This is due to the volumes of information generated, stored and transmitted on a daily basis and businesses’ reliance on this movement of precious cargo to continue unhindered. As a result, the value of information assets has grown drastically and so has the need to protect it. So let us take a look at why, when protecting your data, you should take into account the following key facts:Read More
Despite continued and increased investment in security, traditional antivirus solutions are being rendered inefficient due to the complexity and sophistication of new malware.Read More
Using the correct antivirus has become more and more important in an age that is technologically driven and demanding. Internet access has become an everyday requirement that brings with it major conveniences – and some threats to consider also.Read More
In this day and age, information security or data protection is the key to survival after a disaster for any organisation.Read More