Category Archives: Threats

26th September 2014 – Shellshock

A bug affecting potentially hundreds of millions of computers, servers and devices has been discovered. Shellshock, as it has been named, can be used to remotely take control of almost any system using Bash. This stands for Bourne-Again SHell and … Continue reading

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6th August 2014 – Recent Scam Emails

You may have recently been affected by an email scam that has become more apparent over the last 2 days. If this is the case, you will have noticed that the sender address is Scott Powell or Sue Mockridge and … Continue reading

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10th April 2014 – Heartbleed Bug

Major alerts were posted yesterday regarding a serious vulnerability in a particular piece of software that is widely used (OpenSSL). The BBC news have issued a notice that users are encouraged to change their passwords as soon as possible. There … Continue reading

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29th July 2012 – ‘Microsoft support centre’ scam continues, and takes turn for worse

The scam whereby people in Indian call centres ring up and insist that they are calling from “Microsoft Windows Support” and that they have been alerted – by Microsoft, or your ISP – that “your computer is running slowly because … Continue reading

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