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1505, 2017

It’s Not Over! WannaCry 2.0 Ransomware On It’s Way!

By |May 15th, 2017|Categories: Networking, Security|0 Comments

Over 237,000 computers across 99 countries around the world have been infected, and the infection is still rising even hours after the kill switch was triggered by the 22-years-old British security researcher behind the twitter handle 'MalwareTech.' WannaCry Ransomware malware targets a Windows SMB exploit, to remotely target computers running on unpatched or unsupported versions of Windows. The Criminals [...]

1005, 2017

Google Docs Phishing Scam Affects Around 1 Million Users.

By |May 10th, 2017|Categories: Security, Services|0 Comments

A phishing scam last week that imitated Google Docs briefly, compromising around a million Gmail users in a few hours. An app called 'Google Docs', not affiliated with Google, was the source of the attack. Emails were sent by the criminals to people telling them that one of their contacts had shared a file with them on Google Docs. When [...]

1904, 2017

Wonga Goes Bonga: 270,000 Customer Data May Be Exposed

By |April 19th, 2017|Categories: Security|0 Comments

Wonga Goes Bonga: Potential 270,000 Customer Data May Be Exposed Wonga the payday loan company has suffered a data breach, that could have affected upto 270,000 customer’s personal data - these include names, addressed, phone numbers, and other financial information, including account numbers, sort codes and the last four digits of card number. Professor Alan Woodward, a cyber security [...]

304, 2017

Office 365 Leaking Data Onto Google and Bing

By |April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Security|0 Comments

Users of Microsoft Office 365 are without realising sharing sensitive documents because they don't understand the way Office 365 sharing works. Other information password and health information, were also found via (The search engine element of Microsoft's online Office suite. This issue was revealed by Kevin Beaumont, in series of tweets, through whic he highlighted is finds;- .@InvertedLina there's [...]

304, 2017

Microsoft Windows 2003 Server No Patch for Zero Day Flaw Affecting 600 000 Web Servers

By |April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Security, Servers|0 Comments

MICROSOFT HAS NO PLANS to fix a flaw which could affect up to 600 000 web servers running Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0. The zero-day vulnerability occurs in the Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) component of Microsoft's web server IIS 6.0. WebDAV is an extension of the HTTP protocol that allows clients to write web content remotely. WebDAV [...]

204, 2017

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

By |April 2nd, 2017|Categories: Security|0 Comments

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will affect every UK organisation that processes the personal data of EU residents. The new regulations will come into effect from the 25th May 2018 These new regulation are more  extensive in scope and application than the current Data Protection Act (DPA),  and requires organisations to develop clear policies and procedures to [...]