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And the 10 latest blog posts relating to IT security and Cloud Web Security from ITWiser of Yorkshire :-

22 Jun
Honda factory in Japan affected by WannaCry!!

Posted By: ITWiser Webmaster - Yorkshire's IT Specialists

 
 
Honda (http://www.honda.co.uk/) reported yesterday that they had to briefly stop production this week due to the ransomware (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ransomware) menace. The WannaCrypt (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WannaCry_ransomware_attack) ransomware halted operations at the factory in  ..

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21 Jun
South Korea pay $1m ransom!!

Posted By: ITWiser Webmaster - Yorkshire's IT Specialists

 
 
A web hosting company from South Korea (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Korea) is having to part with just over $1 million to ransomware (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ransomware) scum, this comes after they have endured more than 8 days of hell. Nayana (http://www.nayana.com/) made their fi ..

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19 Jun
Brit admits breaching the US military satellite network!

Posted By: ITWiser Webmaster - Yorkshire's IT Specialists

 
 
A computer hacker (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hacker) that is based in the UK has admitted to stealing hundreds of email addresses and usernames from a US military communications system. The hacker (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hacker) behind this breach is 25-year-old Sean Caffrey from Sutt ..

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16 Jun
Trackers found on banking websites!

Posted By: ITWiser Webmaster - Yorkshire's IT Specialists

 
 
A new report has warned banking websites are littered with third party trackers, this technology is apparently being used to rate the user’s creditworthiness. It has been reported that among the top 10 banking websites in the UK and the US, there are nearly 110 third party trackers spying  ..

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15 Jun
London University hit by ransomware!

Posted By: ITWiser Webmaster - Yorkshire's IT Specialists

 
 
The University College London (http://www.ucl.ac.uk/) was tackling a serious ransomware (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/security/portal/mmpc/shared/ransomware.aspx) infection last night; the outbreak has scrambled a number of academic files on the network. It is feared that the software nasty m ..

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14 Jun
Security still low despite recent attacks!!

Posted By: ITWiser Webmaster - Yorkshire's IT Specialists

 
 
It has been reported that despite all the ransomware (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ransomware) and malware (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malware) attacks over the last few months’ network security hasn’t improved much. Millions of devices are still open and unprotected which leaves ..

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12 Jun
Virgin Media flaw in the Super Hub!

Posted By: ITWiser Webmaster - Yorkshire's IT Specialists

 
 
It has been reported that Virgin Media (http://www.virginmedia.com/shop/bundles.html?buspart=uk_ps_a_cable_google_purchase_VM-BRAND-CORE-MISSPELLS-EXACT%25VM-BRAND-CORE-ONLY-MISSPELLS-EXACT%25virgins&CMP=DFA:1882230:115988815:289014244:0&gclid=COPU3YvRuNQCFYS77QodikcAdA&gclsrc=aw.ds) ..

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09 Jun
Apple staff arrested for selling customers details!

Posted By: ITWiser Webmaster - Yorkshire's IT Specialists

 
 
It has been reported that 20 apple employees have been arrested by the police, the police have been investigating the theft and reselling of personal information, hundreds of thousands of pieces of information have been lifted. It’s been reported by the South China Morning Post (http:/ ..

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08 Jun
Pop-up adware causes havoc!

Posted By: ITWiser Webmaster - Yorkshire's IT Specialists

 
 
Security firm Zscaler (https://www.zscaler.com/) has warned about a harmful android (https://www.android.com/) app that downloads itself onto your device. The app uses the advertisements that are posted on forums and it isn’t very easy to remove. The harmful app poses as something call ..

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07 Jun
Japanese police arrest their first ransomware creator!

Posted By: ITWiser Webmaster - Yorkshire's IT Specialists

 
 
It’s been reported by the Japanese police that they have arrested a ransomware maker. The major twist to this is that the maker of the ransomware (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ransomware) is just 14 years old. The teenage tearaway from Osaka Prefecture in western Japan was caught on 5th J ..

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