Latest Android update patches vulnerabilities currently being exploited in the wild.

Android have just released details of the vulnerabilities that were patches in its update released at the beginning of the month which appear to be currently exploited. These vulnerabilities exist in Android versions 8.1 through to 11 and can permit the complete take-over of the device. This demonstrates why users should only use mobile devices …

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Certain versions of Windows 10 reaches End of Service, check yours now!

Following on from this week’s Patch Tuesday (May 2021). Microsoft has announced that that some versions of Windows 10 will no longer receive security updates. Devices running 1909, 1809 and 1803 will no longer receive monthly security and bug fixes to protect them from the latest discovered security threats. So the advice is to check …

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Can you improve your security online?

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 …

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Google Docs Phishing E-Mail

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.

What is Ransomware & Extortionware?

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.

Are you concerned about ransomware?

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.

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