Scamware, Scareware – BEWARE!

The influence for todays post comes from the Facebook Advert shown above. When using “reputable” sites, we expect the site owner to look after us. Of course, that’s a false expectation – a site owner using advertising as a revenue stream is really only protecting one thing: Their bottom line. Instead of scaring you into […]

The importance of e-mail security

The most recent Ransomware to hit the streets, Maktub, encrypts your files in seconds. The main infection vector – the e-terrorist’s favourite – Email. Fake invoice letters were sent out, following the compromise of at least one online database. Those who opened documents / clicked on links were infected. Several organisations reputations are in danger, […]

First Post

So, it seems that a good place to start any IT blog is with a post about Security. The Chief Constable of the Metropolitan Police – Essentially Great Britain’s most Senior Law Enforcement Officer – suggested that victims of bank fraud should not be reimbursed for their losses. Why? Because clearly victims of fraud have […]


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