Facebook In Authentication Spamming Row

Facebook In Authentication Spamming Row

Facebook is facing criticism for allegedly using sign-ups to 2 factor authentication as an opportunity to send spam SMS notifications. What 2FA? Facebook has been allowing users to sign up for SMS-based two-factor authentication to mitigate the risk of phishing...
A Quarter Of Councils Have Been Hacked

A Quarter Of Councils Have Been Hacked

A freedom of information request by privacy campaign group Big Brother Watch, has revealed the shocking statistic that a quarter of all UK councils have had their IT systems breached in the past five years. 37 attempted cyber attacks every minute The ‘Cyber Attacks In...
GDPR Extortion Prediction

GDPR Extortion Prediction

A report by Security Company Trend Micro has predicted that, as cyber-criminals are now focusing more on maximising financial return, the introduction of GDPR this year could give them potentially lucrative extortion opportunities. How? The point that this report is...

Virgin Media Business – outage

We’re aware that some Virgin Media customers - those with business connections and fixed IP addresses (used for remote access - things like CCTV, email servers, VPN’s etc) have had a problem with internet access following a Virgin update last night. The...