Malware

Classic Email Spoof (x2)

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22/02/18 Updated with another one further down the page. No 1 Having just received this I thought I’d share it. This may be nothing new to you but in case you’ve never seen this… Company Directors, CEOs and business owners are easy to find on the Internet, as are Finance Directors and other credit control/accounts […]

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Recent Cyberattack Headlines & WannaCry

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Cyberattack! WannaCry Ransomware We would be surprised if any of you missed the recent headlines and reports in the media with regards to the NHS and other organisations falling foul to the WannaCry ransomware. We tweeted about it at the time – this in out opinion is old hat. It should not have been an issue […]

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CryptoWall – Cryptorbit / Cryptolocker Ransomware Variant

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CryptoWall A variant of the Cryptorbit or Cryptolocker ransomeware called CryptoWall is doing the rounds. For those of it who are not familiar this is a very clever scam where you are sent an attachment that has an encryption process embedded in it. The malware trawls your PC and all mapped network drives for useful […]

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Virus & Malware Interceptions At All Time Low

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Since the introduction of our Web Content Filtering and Security service offering we have seen virus and malware interception across all our clients’ systems crash to an all-time low. The change is dramatic. We are now seeing 2-3% of the amount of traffic we were before we rolled this out to all systems we look […]

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Cyber Attack in Headlines – Advisory on Effective Protection

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Cyber Attack! This is nothing new really – it has been progressively getting worse for some time and the recent headlines are about something that has been proliferating for several months. These attacks, CryptoLocker, Gameover Zeus, GOZeus and P2PZeus are designed to take your money. Viruses are now a thing of the past really. Reassurance […]

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Cryptolocker / Cryptorbit Ransomware

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What is it? This is a VERY nasty and VERY clever form of ransomware The principle is simple. Your files get encrypted, you have no backups, you resort to paying the criminals. The only way to do this is using a Tor browser on ‘the dark web’ and paying using Bitcoins, typically .6 or.8 of […]

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