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Omniquad Customer Update – National Cyber-attack 12.05.2017

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Hackers have been exploiting data stolen from the US government and performed multiple cyber-attack across the UK and also globally. The NHS in particular has been affected. The attackers behind today’s outbreak of WannaCry ransomware are using EternalBlue, a remote code execution attack which takes advantage of a SMBv1 vulnerability in Windows. This vulnerability was… Read More ›

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Focus on Scam Websites Part II – Paying over the odds to part with personal details. Extreme-sports?

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In the previous article, “Exploring Scam Websites – Focus on Government Services Copycat sites” we looked back at tax disc scams in the run up to tax disc renewals moving from the post office to online applications. The review of copycat sites by National Trading Standards Board (NTSB)  may be designed to clamp down on… Read More ›

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Omniquad Customer Update – National Cyber-attack 12.05.2017

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Hackers have been exploiting data stolen from the US government and performed multiple cyber-attack across the UK and also globally. The NHS in particular has been affected. The attackers behind today’s outbreak of WannaCry ransomware are using EternalBlue, a remote code execution attack which takes advantage of a SMBv1 vulnerability in Windows. This vulnerability was… Read More ›

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Microsoft Azure Cloud Service Outages

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Unreliability of Microsoft Azure calls for third party products and services to supplement Office 365 Instability in Azure has been causing some major down time for Microsoft’s Cloud customers, including Office 365 users.  According to Microsoft Azures website in the last week “We are experiencing a connectivity issue across multiple Azure Services”, “Microsoft is investigating an issue… Read More ›

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How simulating Cyber Threats using role play can help you avoid the Pitfalls of Phishing and Spear-Phishing

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SC Magazine wrote a great article in November, “Acting out: Cyber simulation exercises”, explaining how role play can play an important part for businesses combating cyber threats. The comparison to child’s play is good – just like children learn and develop new skills through role play, so can businesses learn through acting out cyber attack scenarios…. Read More ›

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