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Fix Your PC Leaks: Our Experts Share Their Best Tips

19.3.2018 by Jenn Granger

2017 takes the trophy for the largest number of data breaches ever. While 2016 held the record with 82,000 breaches, 2017 far surpassed it with 160,000 – that’s a rise of 78,000! However this number is likely to be much bigger, with a suspected 350,000 breaches going unreported. Today is the start of National Fix a Leak Week: while we can’t really help you when it comes to your plumbing, we can definitely sort out your computer leaks! Five million files go missing every single day. We might think we know everything about internet security, but these breaches could have…

The Malware Angling for your Details

16.3.2016 by Jenn Granger

Several major websites, including BBC.com and the New York Times, have been foxed by fake ads, which have the potential to lead billions of users to websites containing ransomware and other badness. The attackers have been demanding payment from users…

The Worrying Origins Of The Reign Malware

3.12.2014 by Jenn Granger

A new decade-old malware that Symantec is calling ‘groundbreaking and almost peerless’ has emerged. It’s customisable, and they reckon the main purpose of the malware is intelligence gathering. What’s even more interesting is that experts reckon it’s been born out…

HackAttack: Fake Microsoft Update

22.5.2014 by Jenn Granger

There will always be things in our lives that just keep turning up like bad pennies. For example, you might think you’ve gotten rid of the devil bird that tweets outside your window at six in the morning. You’d be…

How to Spring Clean your Computer

10.2.2014 by Jenn Granger

Today is Clean Out Your Computer Day, and while you’re frantically fighting in the aisles for Valentine’s cards what you actually should be doing is hitting your computer with a technological (and literal) feather duster! Unless of course your significant…

Feeding off the Misery of Others

26.7.2011 by Jenn Granger

I love the internet - a good thing when working for an internet hosting company... I think it has a lot of good to offer and has revolutionised so many aspects of life. However there is a dark side to…

Social Media Risks for SMBs

5.10.2010 by Lady Penelope

Despite Mark Zuckerberg's social media phenomenon being immortalised on the silver screen this month, the privacy and security concerns of Facebook et al are still the big news. According to a recent study by Panda Security, around a third of…