How to recognise and avoid scammers’ tactics, and steps you can take to check for scams. Understanding how scams work is the best way to protect yourself. Take this quiz to test your knowledge about how to recognise and deal with scams. Take the quiz.
One of our cloud providers, OneNet, speaks about how they protect our clients against threats and ransomware. With Ransomware attacks in 2017 reaching an all-time high, there is no better time to ensure your systems are protected adequately so you don’t lose your information (or money). On August 31, 2017 by OneNet. If 2017 is to […]
Google is making it easier for you to find out what it knows about you. In a blog post on Friday Google said it has redesigned its privacy and security dashboard “from the ground up” to better integrate it into other privacy controls and to make it more touchscreen-friendly. The main dashboard was created in 2009 and […]
New Zealand Facebook users have been infected by a new Facebook malware attack which is believed to steal private information including passwords and browsing history. https://tvnz-a.akamaihd.net/963482464001/201708/747/963482464001_5549551297001_5549545640001.mp4 Users receive a message through Facebook Messenger from one of their friends saying “[your name] video [emoji]” and a shortened link to what looks like a video player. When […]
Another massive attack has occurred overnight disruption many businesses and Government services. There is no better time to ensure your online protection systems, firewall and anti-virus is active and up to date. A major global cyber attack dubbed “GoldenEye” or “Petya” has caused mass disruption in Europe and the United States. Computers at Russia’s biggest […]
On 13 June 2017 an update for Outlook 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016, was installed. You may now find some attachments are blocked. This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file. This issue applies to files […]
AWS’s S3 outage yesterday was so bad Amazon couldn’t get into its own dashboard to warn the world 1 Mar 2017 at 03:00, Shaun Nichols Tuesday’s Amazon Web Services mega-outage knocked offline not only websites big and small, by yanking away their backend storage, but also knackered apps and Internet of Things gadgets relying on […]
by Wendy Boswell Updated January 27, 2017 Our lives have become more integrated online than in any other time in history. We interact with each other online via social media, email, and forums; we conduct business via complex, data-driven channels and innovations; and the culture we encounter online is fundamentally linked to that we come […]