Ransomware: How to Protect Yourself
by Chris Fairey on May 15, 2017
The massive cyber attack unleashed on the world on Friday (in the form of the WannaCry ransomware worm) caused major disruption to thousands of people around the world. The effects of the attack will be felt for some time to come and one question remains: how do you protect yourself from ransomware?
E-Mail Security: Sending Newsletters
by Chris Fairey on May 10, 2016
Recent reports of health clinics breaching the Data Protection Act through user error have highlighted a problem with the use of mass e-mail.
New Website Is Live!
by Chris Fairey on April 2, 2015
It's taken nearly 6 months of work, but the new and improved DigiPest website is finally live.
MS14-066: Microsoft's 'Heartbleed'
by Chris Fairey on November 12, 2014
Microsoft's November 'Patch Tuesday' contained quite a few critical updates. Here's one you really need to take notice of. MS14-066 is an identified remote code execution vulnerability in SChannel (the portion of Windows responsible for secure communications, including SSL/TLS).
Critical 'Shellshock' Bug Affects Millions of Devices
by Chris Fairey on September 25, 2014
A critical security vulnerability, dubbed 'Shellshock', in one of the most widely used programs, Bash (Bourne Again Shell) could topple the recent Heartbleed vulnerability as the most severe issue to affect the Internet.