Uh oh! You’re at greater risk of malware than ever before

April 22nd 2024 By Matthew Phillips Uh oh! You’re at greater risk of malware than ever before Here’s something not-so-fun but incredibly important to talk about: Malware attacks. And it’s bad news. These scary cyber threats are hitting small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) harder than ever before. That means you need to know how you […]

Which ransomware payment option is best? (Hint: none)

February 26th 2024 By Matthew Phillips Which ransomware payment option is best? (Hint: none) Picture this: Your business gets hit by a ransomware attack, and your valuable data is locked away by cyber criminals demanding a huge ransom fee. You can’t afford to pay it. But there’s a twist – just like those “buy now, […]

Don’t think your business is a target? Think again

February 12th 2024 By Matthew Phillips Don’t think your business is a target? Think again You might think that cyber criminals are only interested in large companies or those with huge financial assets. After all, that’s where the big bucks are, right? Think again. Recent reports have shown that cyber criminals are casting their nets […]

Never mind “can’t teach an old dog new tricks”…

November 6th 2023 By Matthew Phillips Never mind “can’t teach an old dog new tricks”… New research has uncovered an unexpected twist in the tale of cyber security risks – your tech-savvy younger employees may be your biggest vulnerability. Shocked? Let’s dive into the details. More than 6,500 employees across the globe were surveyed, with […]

Tempted to test new features before everyone else? DON’T BE!

September 18th 2023 By Matthew Phillips Tempted to test new features before everyone else? DON’T BE! Ever been tempted to download the beta version of your favourite app, ready to test out all the cool new features before everyone else? STOP!! The FBI has some news that might just make you think twice. Cyber criminals […]

Is that Microsoft email actually a phishing attack?

August 28th 2023 By Matthew Phillips Is that Microsoft email actually a phishing attack? You’re no stranger to the endless threats lurking in your email inbox. But have you ever considered that an email which seems to be from Microsoft could end up being your worst nightmare? Microsoft, the tech giant we all know and […]

Here’s how cyber criminals try to hack your accounts while you sleep

June 5th 2023 By Matthew Phillips Here’s how cyber criminals try to hack your accounts while you sleep Have you ever felt frustrated by the flood of notifications from your multi-factor authentication (MFA) app? Well, cyber criminals have too. And they’re taking advantage of “MFA fatigue” to try to gain access to your sensitive business […]

LinkedIn takes action to tackle fake accounts

May 4th 2023 By Matthew Phillips LinkedIn takes action to tackle fake accounts LinkedIn, is taking action to tackle fake accounts. To combat the issue, LinkedIn is introducing new verification features over the coming months. The business-focused social platform is a fantastic place to connect with like-minded businesspeople, and to find new employees, jobs and […]

Microsoft hints at some exciting Windows 12 developments

April 24th 2023 By Matthew Phillips Microsoft hints at some exciting Windows 12 developments Microsoft has been dropping hints about its next operation system, and it has got us all excited! Windows 12 could be arriving as soon as next year and we have lots of questions! What will it look like? What improvements will […]

Criminals are exploiting AI to create more convincing scams

April 19th 2023 By Matthew Phillips Criminals are exploiting AI to create more convincing scams One of the many cool things about the new wave of Artificial Intelligence tools is their ability to sound convincingly human. AI chatbots can be prompted to generate text that you’d never know was written by a robot. And they […]