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DDoSX®: Crucial Updates to Our Service

24.9.2018 by Jenn Granger

How much do you value your business? In a cyber-world where Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are at a record high, with attacks increasing by 91% in 2017, protecting your business empire is key. Our DDoSX® service detects and prevents DDoS attacks before they can cause you any downtime. At UKFast, we know that our customers need the highest levels of protection, that’s why we’ve updated our trusted DDoSX platform to give you even more options when it comes to your security.   What is DDoSX? Panic stations! Your site has been targeted by a DDoS attack. That’s a…

Unlocked: Cybersecurity Conference – Live Blog

2.7.2018 by Jenn Granger

Live blog to come - 08:45 (BST) 03/07/2018

Unlocked: Save Your Business From DDoS Threats

15.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

Earlier this year we gave you our 2018 DDoS predictions and helpful tips on how to keep your business protected. DDoS attacks can cause devastation for your company. These common online sieges fire traffic at your website, ravage your bandwidth…

2018 – The Year of the Memcached Attack

8.3.2018 by Jenn Granger

DDoS attacks have been hitting the headlines over the past few years, with a number of high-profile cases causing catastrophic effects for many businesses. However, a new kind of attack is on our radar. Meet the memcached attack. We’re all…

Cybersecurity Fines Will Soon Go From Thousands To Millions

26.1.2018 by Al McCloud

Carphone Warehouse has been issued a £4,000 penalty from the ICO. After GDPR, that could be a measly fee.  Are you at the top of your security game? Let’s pretend that you’re an awful, cavalier business owner who doesn’t care…

How Wireless Routers Were Hacked into a DDoS Army

17.1.2018 by Al McCloud

What the Huawei HG532 router teaches us about IoT security. Arguably the first ‘Internet of Things’ device was created back in 1991 at the University of Cambridge. It was called the ‘Trojan Room coffee pot’ – it was a camera,…

Could Cyber-Attacks Have Changed the Brexit Outcome?

18.4.2017 by Guest

Lately, we’ve been talking a lot about DDoS attacks and how they are affecting the world. We know they dramatically slow down an eCommerce site, which is a big deal if your livelihood relies on online sales. But how else are…

How Secure is the Internet of Things?

22.2.2017 by Penny Piper

Have you got an Internet of Things (IoT) device? From easily identifiable appliances – think smartwatches and heating systems – to more novel items like L’Oreal’s IoT hairbrush, we’re integrating tech into our daily lives in a major way. Our…

Your Guide to Surviving Cyber Security in 2017

3.1.2017 by Katherine Kelly

Whether you’ve got ten resolutions for 2017 printed, laminated and on your wall, or all you’ve got so far is ‘make it through the first day back at work’ (you’re nearly there, congrats!), the one resolution you should be aiming…

Another Day, Another Critical Vulnerability

16.4.2015 by Katherine Kelly

In case you thought that April was looking a little quiet, another vulnerability has just been found in Windows, and it’s currently thought to be critical. Whilst Microsoft has been on it pretty sharpish, there are things that you need…