How To Check For Free Whether Google Chrome Will Flag Up Your Site As Dangerous

With Google Chrome flagging up insecure sites, you can check whether a site is HTTPS (encrypted) using free services like SSL Checker from High-Tech Bridge – https://www.htbridge.com/ssl/ and then encrypting it using free services like Let’s Encrypt. Sample results flagging poor HTTPS status  Here are some issues we found on a site we tested earlier on High-Tech […]

Don’t Pay Ransom To DDoS Extortionists

Cybercriminals claiming to be the Armada Group, are threatening small businesses around the world with DDoS attacks if they don’t play them a ransom in bitcoin. Craig Young, Cybersecurity Researcher at Tripwire commented below. Craig Young, Cybersecurity Researcher at Tripwire: “In my opinion, businesses are best to never pay DDoS extortionists and instead are better […]

New Mac OS X Malware Steals Audio, Video And Keystrokes

Kaspersky Lab have discovered a sophisticated strain of malware which has shifted across platforms in order to target Mac OS X users. They revealed the existence of Backdoor.OSX.Mokes, an OS X-based variation of the Mokes malware family which was discovered back in January. According to the team, the malicious code is now able to operate on […]

Mr Chow-An Unfortunate Ransomware Cookie!

Following The Mr Chow ransomware news that broke this week highlights the need for every business to be wary of this growing online threat. Andrew Stuart, MD EMEA at Datto, Inc commented below. Andrew Stuart, Managing Director EMEA at Datto, Inc: “Unfortunately, ransomware is an area where prevention is key – make sure you’re scanning your […]

New Mac OS X Malware Steals Audio, Video And Keystrokes

OS X - Zero-Day Vulnerability

Kaspersky Lab have discovered a sophisticated strain of malware which has shifted across platforms in order to target Mac OS X users. They revealed the existence of Backdoor.OSX.Mokes, an OS X-based variation of the Mokes malware family which was discovered back in January. According to the team, the malicious code is now able to operate on […]