13 September 2019
Adrian Fowler, Managing Director

Adrian Fowler

This week the BBC’s television series China: A New World Order, Episode 3 explores the growing tension over allegations that the Chinese state has engaged in large-scale industrial espionage and hacking to steal business secrets from western companies and government organisations. This may not surprise many people as we have all seen copies of technology […]

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6 March 2019
Adrian Fowler, Managing Director

Adrian Fowler

It just goes to show that no-one is immune from attempted Ransomware attacks, and even more so if we do nothing to protect ourselves. The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) became a victim of a massive Ransomware attack which shut down the function of many hospitals thus preventing patients from receiving critical care. The attack […]

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11 August 2017
Callum Renwick, Intern

Callum Renwick

Last year, around half of all UK businesses were hit by cybercrime. The threat of cyber-attacks is now very real for all businesses, whatever their size. The problem is that small businesses and organisations tend not to consider themselves likely targets for cybercrime because they are small and therefore will not yield a rich prize […]

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10 July 2017
Adrian Fowler, Managing Director

Adrian Fowler

Cybercrime cost UK businesses £29 billion in 2016 In recent months, there have been two highly sophisticated global ransomware attacks on computer systems which have infiltrated some of the most sophisticated IT networks belonging to some of the most prestigious organisations – proving that no one is immune. Some examples include the NHS, Telefonica, Renault, […]

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23 May 2017
Alex Innard, Head of IT

Alex Innard

The term “malware” refers to “malicious software,” which encompasses viruses, trojans, spyware, adware and ransomware for example. Computer malware isn’t new. We’ve been fighting it and the damage it causes for as long as I have been on this planet, and then some. To clear matters up, that’s at least thirty-three years. Traditional viruses were […]

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