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Latest Windows 10 update wipes user data; highlights lack of backups

Such is the state of computing these days, software providers are continually releasing security and bug patches. Microsoft has what’s known as “Patch Tuesday”, which is a monthly release of security and bug fixes. The quality of these updates is often questionable as well, with the latest October 2018 (1809) release leaving some users reporting

Cybersecurity mid-year update 2018

100% security is now almost accepted in the online community. If you want to communicate with the outside world then you have to allow traffic in and out of your network. Here’s the key summaries from one of our security vendors, Webroot, for the first half of 2018: » Ransomware attacks moved beyond brute force

What the Facebook hack means for you…

In September 2018, Facebook announced that its engineering team had discovered a security issue affecting 50 million accounts. A hacker could, potentially, take over your Facebook account and use it as if they’d logged in as you. Facebook says: Since we’ve only just started our investigation, we have yet to determine whether these accounts were misused

#Ransomware stat 2: Construction/Manufacturing is the top targeted vertical for hackers this year. http://bit.ly/2xXvUH0Need help navigating Cybersecurity? Contact the SMB Cybersecurity experts: https://rockit.cloud/cyber-security/

#Ransomware stat 1: SMBs paid $301 MILLION to hackers in the last year. http://bit.ly/2xzJtLzNeed help navigating Cybersecurity? Contact the SMB Cybersecurity experts: https://rockit.cloud/cyber-security/

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Ransomware is everywhere – so what can you do?

Ransomware is everywhere these days. According to a recent study, 94% of IT providers reported ransomware bypassed top-of-the-line anti-virus software. If ransomware makes it past your front line of defense, what’s your next move? Protect your business with these tips

Australia’s cyber defences ‘relatively weak, uncoordinated’

Australia’s cyber defences ‘relatively weak, uncoordinated’, former ASIO boss David Irvine warns. A former spy boss has warned the country’s ability to counter cyber threats and criminal activity is “relatively weak and uncoordinated”, with current efforts scattered across the states and Commonwealth. David Irvine, who ran ASIO until 2014 and was also the head of the