The Humber Business Resilience Forum

Our aim is to ensure that businesses can access the most up to date expertise and information to protect themselves from security threats. We will create a secure Humber region in which business and other organisations can flourish, through educating businesses to Prepare for, Respond to and Emerge from an attack.

Tech-Support Scammers Claiming to be from Microsoft

Action Fraud has received reports of scammers claiming to be from Microsoft who are taking advantage of the recent Ransomware attack by the group WannaCry. It has been reported that a victim was subject to the scam via a pop up window on their computer. The window...

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3 Tips to help protect yourself against Ransomware

As a home user or small business, and with the recent cyber-attacks in the news daily, you may be wondering how you can protect yourself and/or your organisation against Ransomware attacks. We’ve detailed below some handy tips to take into account, but first let’s...

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How Passwords are Hacked

A password cracking utility will first search common passwords and dictionaries to find a match. If this does not yield the desired results, the password cracker will move to a Brute Force attack. These attacks try every combination of letters, numbers and symbols...

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Thursday 8th June 2017
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Protecting your digital footprint
Thursday 8th June 2017
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