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Avast Business Antivirus Pro Plus review: A balanced security suite

The web management portal may be basic, but the Avast agent provides a great set of protection measures
13 Jul 2020
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Trump confirms US cyber attack on Russia election trolls

US president confirms his administration launched a successful campaign against the Internet Research Agency
13 Jul 2020
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Getting the most from your managed security practice

This guide is designed to provide practical guidance that may be used to build or grow a managed security services practice
9 Jul 2020
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biometrics

Clearview AI investigated over 'social media data scraping'

The notorious facial recognition firm provides image data to law enforcement agencies
9 Jul 2020
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High-value financial accounts on sale for £400 on the dark web

Research finds more than 15 billion account credentials are being traded online, for £12 on average
8 Jul 2020
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Security

What is a DDoS attack?

Criminals are building armies of digital zombies that can be trained on your business - should you be worried?
8 Jul 2020
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Mozilla suspends Firefox Send due to malware abuse

The encrypted file sharing service is reportedly being used to spread malware
8 Jul 2020
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Microsoft seizes domains used in COVID-19 phishing attacks

The tech giant's bid to take down websites used in business email compromise attacks was accepted by US court
8 Jul 2020
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LORCA adds more female and BAME entrepreneurs to its cohort

The fifth cohort of cyber security startups have been recruited virtually due to the pandemic
8 Jul 2020
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Why I’m leading a browser double life

There are benefits to using more than one browser
8 Jul 2020
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MSPs face intensified cyber threat, US secret service warns

Hackers are compromising MSPs to conduct attacks against their customers, ranging from email compromise and ransomware
7 Jul 2020
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DXC subsidiary hit by ransomware attack

Some customers with the insurance-based company Xchanging were unable to access IT services
7 Jul 2020
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Facebook, Google and Microsoft stop processing Hong Kong data requests

Move follows the implementation of a new security law that criminalises protests
7 Jul 2020
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Security

What is shadow IT?

Hardware and software that isn't authorised by IT departments can leave businesses vulnerable
6 Jul 2020
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Cyber crime has cost UK businesses £87 billion since 2015

Large companies were found to be the most likely target for cyber criminals
6 Jul 2020
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North Korean hackers linked to Magecart attack spree

Cyber criminals with ties to Lazarus have been intercepting checkouts on a global scale since at least May 2019
6 Jul 2020
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privacy

LinkedIn blames 'bug' for iOS clipboard snooping

Despite still being in beta, iOS 14 is proving useful for spotting companies that invade user privacy
6 Jul 2020
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privacy

UK government faces legal action over NHS Test and Trace risk assessments

The DHSC have until 8 July to provide evidence that a data protection impact assessment has been performed
3 Jul 2020
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ransomware

Xerox becomes latest Maze ransomware victim

The ransomware group claims a bunch of new victims including the business printing giant
2 Jul 2020
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Trend Micro and Girls in Tech join forces to tackle the tech gender gap

The partnership will offer cyber security training to females around the globe
2 Jul 2020
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Facebook flaw gave 5,000 developers access to users' data

Information from users' profiles was accessible after the 90-day time limit had expired
2 Jul 2020
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Privacy groups warn against Google's acquisition of Fitbit

Advocacy groups claim Google could exploit Fitbit’s data collection capabilities
2 Jul 2020
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Bitcoin scam exposes the personal details of 250,000 people

The UK and Australia represent approximately 93% of users hit by the crypto-scam
1 Jul 2020