Complicated passwords? Not anymore!

Bill Burr, Password Guru, once told the world that passwords must be complicated to make them secure – think 0 substituted for o, 5 substituted for s, upper and lower-case letters alongside random numbers and punctuation – it turns out he got this pretty wrong, and...

GDPR … It’s coming and BREXIT won’t stop it!

We all know the Data Protection Act and think that the GDPR is not going to be that different, some people think that it is just some bureaucrats in Brussels tinkering around and trying justify their salary. BUT: If you are of this mindset stop, look in the mirror and...

Fake Companies House complaint malspam delivering a banking trojan

An email with the subject of Company Complaint pretending to come from Companies House  but actually coming from a look-a-like domain Companies House <Web.Fillings@companieshousecomplaint.co.uk>  with a malicious word doc attachment is today’s latest spoof of a...

British businesses fear cybercrime more than Brexit

According to recent research conducted by Barclaycard, SME’s are investing £2.9bn annually on their cyber security at an average of nearly £1,600 per business. This investment is due to businesses being a victim of a cybercrime or data breach. The research found that...

GDPR – 4 little letters that could mean a lot to you!

It’s coming and BREXIT won’t stop it! We all know the Data Protection Act and think that the GDPR is not going to be that different, some people think that it is just some bureaucrats in Brussels tinkering around and trying justify their salary. BUT: If...

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...