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Devon town council held to ransom for £3,000 by hackers is yet more evidence that anti-virus programs are simply no longer enough.

7th February 2017 Security

The Daily Telegraph reports today that a town council in Devon is being held to ransom after hackers demanded £3,000 for the safe return of…

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Patch Perfect – How to stop a robber from breaking into your garage (Article 2 of Heimdal Security series)

23rd January 2017 Security

So, in article 1, we have already discovered how 91.3% of second generation malware dials back for its encryption key via DNS. It is important…

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Securing DNS by Heimdal Security

11th January 2017 Security

Why you need a product that protects your DNS security (Article 1 of Heimdal Security series) As Brigantia has previously mentioned, 2016 was the year…

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The show must go on!

8th December 2016 Brigantia

The show must go on! 2017…the year ahead. Iain Shaw looks at what 2017 has in store for Brigantia technology partners. 2016 will be…

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Ransoc: Now there’s more at stake than simply losing your data

5th December 2016 Security

Innovation in the hacking space is continuing to develop at an impressive rate. 2016 has been, without a doubt, the year of ransomware with a…

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Reflecting on the ‘great summer outage’…

4th November 2016 Brigantia

The major BT outage from the summer just gone epitomises the struggle that all MSPs and resellers face. The ability, or lack thereof, for a…

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“…Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today…” Benjamin Franklin

14th October 2016 Security

The best way to keep your data safe from ransomware is to think and act proactively. If you follow the simple steps as stated in…

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Will email in the workplace be dead by 2020?

19th August 2016 Security

I am going to make a sweeping statement and predict that email will follow traditional post and fax services and will become obsolete over the…

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Bank Cyber-Attacks Said to have Prompted US Federal Reserve to have Prepared New Safeguards

29th July 2016 Security

Last month I commented on how cybercrime is a massive threat to UK businesses and how it is reaching a critical state. I have received…

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The threat of UK cybercrime is reaching a critical level

5th July 2016 Security

Cybercrime is a massive threat to UK businesses and it is reaching a critical state. The Government has identified it as one of the biggest…

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Pushing water uphill

10th June 2016 Uncategorised

If you’ve ever tried to push water uphill, you’ll understand the concept. PC sales slipped 10 percent again this year. This is why it is…

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