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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Is There a Script Kiddie Watching You?

  A recent article in Trascendit caught our eye. It was about webcams, or more specifically about people watching you through yours. It’s not a sophisticated hack, but it’s rather unnerving because they’re not doing it for financial gain; instead, they’re doing it for fun. The people behind it are known as Script Kiddies (or […]

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Should You Use Chrome or Microsoft Edge?

  Are you using Google Chrome? Have you noticed a few notifications over the last few months in your Windows updates? Microsoft is trying its hardest to sell its rival browser, Microsoft Edge, by telling you your current browser is rubbish. The pop-up ad you’ve been seeing appears in Windows 10’s Action Centre whenever you […]

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Do You Want More Control Over When Windows 10 Installs Updates?

You spoke. Microsoft listened. That’s not something that happens every day, but Microsoft is canny enough to realise its priority has to be keeping its customers happy. Following user feedback, the software giant has finally taken notice of the complaints that it’s been receiving since Windows 10 made its debut. These are mainly levelled at how […]

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£5 Off Monthly Bills for BT Landline-only Customers

  According to a recent report from the BBC, customers who only buy landline services from BT are set to get at least £5 a month taken off their bills under plans set out by the telecoms regulator, Ofcom. Finally, some good news for consumers. It said those customers, who are often elderly or vulnerable, […]

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Smart Protection: Security of Things

  It is the age of IoT (the Internet of Things). More and more IoT devices are being launched, which on the face of it should be a good thing but think again. The rise of IoT means there are millions of unsecured routers, webcams, IP cameras, baby monitors, etc., out there ready and waiting […]

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Google Chrome’s Automatic Updates

  As one of the most popular browsers, Google Chrome facilitates the use of the internet for millions of users worldwide. To make sure you’re always protected by the latest security update, Google Chrome can automatically update when a new version is available. Updates usually happen in the background when you close or reopen your […]

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Have You Installed the Emergency Flash Patch?

  As a PC user, you rely on Microsoft’s regular patch updates to make sure your system works smoothly and remains secure. Adobe and Microsoft release Flash Player updates at about the same time to limit the number of vulnerable users, but in February something went wrong. We’re not sure what because Microsoft is keeping […]

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2017 Will See More Advanced Cyber Attacks Says Panda Security

  Cyber attacks are getting more sophisticated. Hardly a month goes by without another report such as the one that recently hit the NHS. Companies are being warned to be more and more vigilant as the cyber criminals find new ways of infecting their increasingly connected worlds. To look at this further and identify the […]

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