Is now the time to make the leap to WiFi 6? Or perhaps waiting for it to become available on more devices? Here we try and answer some of the questions around WiFi6 and older versions. What is WiFi 6? WiFi 6 is the latest generation of WiFi, building off older standards for wireless network …
Did you now that in 2020 the most common password was still 123456? That to me, seems unbelievable, but it’s true! According to ID Agent, the leading provider of Dark Web monitoring, the top 20 passwords of 2020 were: 123456 password 12345678 12341234 1asdasdasdasd Qwerty123 Password1 123456789 Qwerty1 :12345678secret Abc123 111111 stratfor lemonfish sunshine 123123123 …
As with every Windows Operating System before it, Windows 7 will soon no longer be supported by Microsoft. The official date for end of support is 14th January 2020, along with Server 2008 (R2)and Exchange 2010.
A rather sophisticated phishing scam has been doing the rounds at Google Docs. Once the link is opened and access is granted to your account the message then sends out to all of your contacts which helped it spread quickly around the world.
We all know the difference between wireless (Wi-Fi) connections and wired connections, the clue is in the name! Although wireless is easier being tethered to a desk can often be beneficial. First of all, wired connections are almost always faster than using your wireless access points and secondly cabled connection are usually more secure.
We all know that a computer virus is bad and that we need anti-virus software to protect our computers against them. Unfortunately, this is no longer enough. Cyber Security has become a lot more complicated since the turn of the century and even more so in the last few years.
According to Kaspersky Lab, the number of users affected by file encrypting ransomware rose from 131,000 in 2014-2015 to 718,000 in 2015-2016! Extorting money from individuals and organisations has become a big business and unfortunately signature based PC Anti-Virus software just isn’t able to keep up.
When you’re trying to make your business IT more secure, Network Firewalls, Anti-Virus software and Mail Filtering will only do so much. Staff being able to identify and avoid threats is also a very important defence if not more important than having the latest and greatest security systems in place.
The most overlooked and under-valued part of every IT infrastructure is backup. A good backup solution can cost a lot and while everything is running fine, a lot of companies don’t want to invest in something they don’t think they’ll use. That is until they need to restore data.
Like in a Francis Ford Coppola film, three major crimeware families are at the forefront of technological crime. Like the mafia, the families shake down their victims for ransom money, operate through a sinister black market, and pose a threat to businesses worldwide.