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46% of SMEs Sharing Confidential Files by Email During Lockdown

46% of SMEs Sharing Confidential Files by Email During Lockdown

Nearly half (46%) of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) regularly share confidential files via email, including financial and employee data in spreadsheets, according to a new study from the Lanop Accountancy Group. This is despite the fact that 60% have not…

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COVID 19 – Expectations of IT support

COVID 19 – Expectations of IT support

The subsequent lockdown from COVID-19 has had a significant impact on all our lives and has presented huge challenges to businesses big and small. Many businesses have been obliged to close, and many of those able to continue trading have…

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Aussie Beer-Maker Suffers Ransomware Attack

Aussie Beer-Maker Suffers Ransomware Attack

One of Australia’s largest drinks companies is warning of potential beer shortages after suffering a major ransomware attack. Lion sells Tooheys, XXXX, Emu and other popular Aussie beer brands, as well as a range of non-alcoholic drinks. A ransomware attack on…

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Nintendo Breach: Now 300,000 Accounts Affected

Nintendo Breach: Now 300,000 Accounts Affected

Nintendo has added another 140,000 accounts to those it claimed were compromised by hackers from April this year, bringing the total to 300,000. The updated figure was given as a result of its ongoing investigation into the incident. The additional…

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Phishing Surges as #COVID19 Attackers Prioritise Email

Phishing Surges as #COVID19 Attackers Prioritise Email

Email remains the vector of choice for cyber-criminals, with half of firms (51%) suffering a ransomware attack and even more (58%) seeing an increase in phishing over the past year, according to Mimecast. The security vendor’s annual State of Email Security report is…

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Honda Tackling Suspected Ransomware Infection

Honda Tackling Suspected Ransomware Infection

Honda is investigating a cyber-attack on its IT network in Europe which researchers are claiming is Ekans ransomware. The carmaker has issued a brief statement after problems were uncovered on Sunday, confirming there was an issue with its network. It…

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