Threats

August 21, 2015

Plenty of Problems as another dating site attracts bad boys (or girls)

Ashley Madison this, Ashley Madison that. Everywhere you look, security news is about the breach at the infidelity site, almost to the complete exclusion of any […]
August 3, 2015

Ransomware takes out Windows 10 hopefuls, police departments and a village's entire accountancy system

I notice ransomware is back in the news again. This time the lure is Microsoft’s newly released Windows 10 operating system and the apparent keenness of the […]
May 26, 2015

POS Systems Placed In Jeopardy By Job Hunt Spam

Researchers from FireEye’s security team have discovered yet another point-of-sale malware variant which, this time, takes advantage of a practice that is all-too-common within the retail […]
May 11, 2015

With Two Vulnerabilities In A Week, Is Your WordPress Installation Secure?

WordPress is a content management system that became popular in a very short period of time. It all began with the birth of the blogging craze […]
April 10, 2015

Data Loss: More Awareness, Meh Security

A SpectorSoft survey encompassing some 772 IT security professionals suggests awareness of data loss is on the increase which we obviously feel is a good thing […]
April 8, 2015

Are 76% Of Corporates Really Still Exposed To Heartbleed?

Around this time last year the media was awash with commentary about the Heartbleed bug with many news outlets popping up with advice, some of it […]
April 11, 2014

Heartbleed Bug – What You Should And Shouldn't Do

If you are looking for information about the Heartbleed bug and what you, or your business, should do next then the good news is that there […]
March 19, 2014

One Fifth Of All Malware Ever Created Appeared In 2013

The first self-replicating program, Creeper, was created back in 1971 and was the forerunner of millions of strains of malware that were to appear in the […]