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Ransomware a rare(r) but potent threat

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A recent report by AV-Test states that despite the amount of airtime and articles devoted to ransomware, this particular type of malware only accounts for a small percentage of global cyberattacks. Despite its relatively small share of the cybercrime market, the study by AV-Test, an independent organisation that evaluates antivirus… Read more »

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Coffee with a dash of insecure WiFi, please

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Senior management’s use of free WiFi in coffee shops, airports and exhibition centres is becoming a major security hazard – according to the latest iPass Mobile Security Report stats gleaned from 500 companies in the UK, USA, France and Germany. The survey also reveals that British businesses take the most… Read more »

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Alarming stats on UK ransomware

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A poll amongst IT managers at some 300 UK businesses reveals that nearly half of them have been infected by ransomware in the last two years. Of the two thirds who paid up an average ransom of £540, a third of them didn’t even get their data back. The report… Read more »

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