Cross-platform Malware for Windows/Mac/Linux is Spreading via Facebook Messenger

  Yes, something else for you to keep your eyes open for. Watch out if you get a Facebook message that includes: The recipient’s name The word ‘video’ A shocked emoji followed by a shortened URL Because the message comes from one of your friends, you could be fooled into clicking the link. If you do, the […]

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Please, Please, Backup Your Data

Have you noticed how many ‘experts’ have sprung up recently? They’re everywhere. They’re always telling you to eat healthier, drink less, do more exercise – basically stating what should be obvious. Of course, that doesn’t mean you take any notice of their advice. After all, if you did everything they told you to do life […]

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Beware Fake Apps

  Yes, there really are fake apps out there masquerading as the real deal. They can be used to implant trojans onto your device that can, for instance, be used to steal banking credentials, spyware and adware. Last year, two new types of mobile malware were found that planted adware and spyware: LevelDropper – discovered […]

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5 Things You Should Do Before Passing on Your iPhone or iPad

  When that long awaited upgrade finally comes round (or you simply must have Apple’s latest offering), you can pretty much guarantee the kids in your household will be screaming for your old iPhone or iPad. However, it’s important that before you hand it over you do a bit of kid-proofing. Thank you to macworld.com […]

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Tips From the Pros to Help You Find the Right Cybersecurity Product For Your Business

  Making sure you find the right Cybersecurity product for your business is essential but with so many companies out there vying for your cash, how can you be sure you pick the right one? A recent article on pcworld.com includes some top tips from actual buyers of enterprise security products. Here’s a summary of […]

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Even Old Windows Server Machines Can Fend of Hacks

  Microsoft wants you to upgrade your business onto the latest Windows OSes that offer security patches because, if you’re running a Windows Server 2003 machine, you’re doomed. Sound advice, but many large institutions (such as those in healthcare and manufacturing) can’t upgrade because they rely on legacy software that won’t run on modern operating […]

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