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Ransomware Attacks August Report – A Sudden Surge of Malware

September 4, 2019,

In a recent month, ransomware attacks increased in numbers, attacking both public and private entities. Texas recorded an unprecedented ransomware campaign, while hospitals and school systems around the globe continue to suffer under malware attacks. At the same time, these attacks pinpoint the importance of cloud backup as a security measure.   Texas under Ransomware… Read More »

Are your overheads killing your IT business?

September 2, 2019,

PAYG resources would be great, wouldn’t they? Wouldn’t it be great if you could hire and pay for a techie for the time needed to fix your most important customer’s server fault? Then pay nothing until the next fault. How about having access to an identical server to replace the one which has gone down… Read More »

Why an online backup solution crucial to securing your Office 365 emails and SharePoint

August 26, 2019,

Whilst there is no denying the fact that business emails are of paramount importance, the question remains – is your Office 365 email secure? In recent years, Office 365 has become increasingly popular amongst businesses for email. Despite being a promising solution, one of the biggest concerns with OFFICE 365 is securing your email and… Read More »

Your data is not as Private as you think it is

August 11, 2019,

Data privacy has become a major concern in recent years as hackers find more vulnerabilities in the cloud and public Wi-Fi connections that leave your personal data exposed to cybercriminals with malicious intentions. Additionally, some of the so-called privacy features offered by your web browser or your favourite social media app may not be as… Read More »

July Monthly Review: Ransomware Evolving, Response Stagnates

August 3, 2019,

                During July 2019, ransomware attacks showed just how creative hackers can be. Spreading within social media platforms, forums, and even android networks, ransomware can have large effects on organisations and individuals. We bring you a fresh summary of malware attacks as government institutions and companies face difficulties in… Read More »

Microsoft Azure entire UK South Region outage on 4th July 2019 explained

On 4th July 2019: @ 07:23 we noticed one of our backup clusters wasn’t responding. We contacted Azure priority Tech and they were initially unaware of the outage. There weren’t any errors showing on our Azure portal. Within 5 minutes they confirmed other customers were reporting the same issue. The Azure status page showed all… Read More »

June Monthly Review: Ransomware Attacks Cripple Governments and Businesses

During the month of June 2019, business and governmental entities were quite busy fixing issues caused by ransomware attacks. However, it seems that hackers do not particularly care about who they are targeting. Even non-profit entities are under the cyber siege. We present noticeable ransomware incidents from around the globe.   Riviera Beach Florida to… Read More »

Wasabi storage Vs Azure

June 19, 2019,

Wasabi storage Vs Azure If you haven’t heard of Wasabi’s storage yet, we recommend you take a look. Wasabi is as fast, secure and durable as Azure’s LRS blob storage whilst costing a lot less with free transfers in and out (ingress and egress). We have written a report and speed test on Wasabi Vs… Read More »

Cities and Healthcare Organisations Hit Hard by Ransomware Attacks

Recently, it seems that cybercriminals are targeting state and healthcare organisations with U.S. enterprises being the main target. Without proper safety measures, large systems can easily fall prey to online threats. During the last week, several cities and companies are coping with lasting effects of ransomware attacks.   Ransomware Crawls into Cleveland Airport’s Network After Cleveland’s unfortunate… Read More »

Ransomware Attacks: A Week of Ongoing Cyber Threats

In this week’s report on ransomware-related issues, several organisations and companies felt the system protection breakdown. Baltimore continues to experience many problems, especially in the real estate market. Meanwhile, security firms were found to pay off cybercriminals, while other institutions saw their networks compromised through phishing attacks.   Another Day, another Ransomware Attack in Oklahoma… Read More »

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