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How to avoid falling victim to a phishing scam

What is phishing? First of all, what is phishing? We hear the term branded about daily by the media but what does it actually refer to? Phishing is the fraudulent method of sending emails, purporting to be from someone trusted by the recipient in order to deceive them. This can be an email that appears Read more about How to avoid falling victim to a phishing scam[…]



What is¬†the threat? One of the biggest threats facing businesses and home users through 2016 and 2017 is ransomware. If ransomware takes hold of a computer or a network the consequences can be catastrophic. Ransomware works by encrypting all documents it finds. It starts by encrypting the users documents on the machine that is infected, Read more about Ransomware[…]

Threat landscape in 2017

The threat landscape in 2017

So the biggest threat as a whole in 2016 was definitely Ransomware. But what does the threat landscape in 2017 look like? As we saw towards the end of 2016 the latest trend appears to be IOT based botnet attacks to create DDOS attacks. Ransomware Ransomware is big business, money can be made from the Read more about The threat landscape in 2017[…]