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Critical Apple Security Update Released

Apple has released a critical update to patch security flaws discovered on its iOS and Mac devices. Upon releasing the update, Apple said the new software provides “important security updates recommended for all users”. Security experts warn that not updating iPhones, iPads and Macs to the latest iOS and MacOS versions left devices vulnerable to [...]

Critical Apple Security Update Released2022-08-22T08:46:41+00:00

Russia a critical threat to UK businesses

As tensions rise further in Eastern Europe, the UK government's involvement has put UK businesses under threat of increased Russian cyber-attacks. GCHQ (Government Communications Headquarters) and NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre) have urged UK businesses of all sizes to take pre-emptive measures and improve their IT security to protect from a probable surge in Russian-based [...]

Russia a critical threat to UK businesses2022-04-05T14:26:02+00:00

100’s of UK firms affected by Microsoft Exchange hack

500 Email servers in the UK are said to be affected by what Microsoft thinks is a Chinese state-sponsored attack, meaning the Chinese government funded the attackers that carried out the attack.   The attack was first announced by Microsoft on the 2nd of March where they said the group that carried the attack out [...]

100’s of UK firms affected by Microsoft Exchange hack2022-04-05T14:55:56+00:00

Ryuk ransomware on the rise again as we go into 2021

There has been a rise in infections of a Russian made ransomware known as 'Ryuk' or 'Conti'. First reported in Q2 2020, the steep rise in cases being reported coincides with the release of the 3rd. iteration of the malware. Compared to other families of ransomware, Ryuk has very few safeguards. For example, many ransomware [...]

Ryuk ransomware on the rise again as we go into 20212022-04-05T15:08:18+00:00

Nitro PDF Data Breach

A stolen database from NitroPDF containing the email addresses, names, and passwords of more than 77 million records of Nitro PDF service users was leaked recently for free. The 14GB leaked database contains 77,159,696 records with users' email addresses, full names, encrypted passwords, titles, company names, IP addresses, and other system-related information. Nitro offers a [...]

Nitro PDF Data Breach2022-04-05T15:10:23+00:00
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