Twitter will require users to pay for text-message authentication

2023-02-28T12:17:16+00:00By |Articles|

Twitter has announced that it will restrict SMS-based two-factor authentication only to users who are subscribed to the £8-a-month Twitter Blue service from 20th March. The announcement has raised concerns for users who fail to switch over to another method of authentication (2FA) could be vulnerable.

Beware of increasing scam activity over the Christmas period

2022-12-14T19:23:06+00:00By |Articles|

The Christmas season is a time for joy and celebration, but it is also a time when scammers are particularly active. These criminals take advantage of this busy time and generosity of the season to trick people into giving away their personal information or money. Here's what you need to know about these scams and how to protect yourself from them.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – IT Safety During Uncertain Times

2021-01-06T13:44:57+00:00By |Articles|

Cybercriminals have a tendency to take advantage of ‘hot topics’ in the hope of targeting people with a vested interest or concern about current issues. As a result the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has become an area targeted by attackers. Using techniques such as phishing emails, ransomware and malicious software, all with a coronavirus stance

Windows Server 2008: End of Life

2021-01-06T13:44:58+00:00By |Articles|

From January 14, 2020, support for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 will cease, seeing the end of any regular patches and security updates and leaving infrastructure and applications open to risk and compliance breaches. All three Windows server 2008 R2 editions (Datacentre, Enterprise and Standard) will be affected, including the Hyper-V role. Although 2020

British Businesses Failing at Cyber Security to Be Hit with £17m Fines

2021-01-06T13:44:58+00:00By |Articles|

The UK government has announced that businesses which do not have adequate systems to protect against cybercrime in place will be subject to fines of up to £17 million. The measure is being introduced in an attempt to safeguard services and utilities deemed essential to the British public, and will most likely target energy, health,

Choosing the Right Computer Equipment for your Office

2021-01-06T13:44:58+00:00By |Articles|

Regardless of the particular niche in which your business operates, it’s almost inevitable that you’re going to need a network of computers and the attendant equipment to service you and your staff members. While start-ups and fledgling entrepreneurs may be able to get by on a single personal computer, before long the expansion of operations will

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