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Rise in ransomware prompts warning from cyber security specialist

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:29+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Cyber security|

Cyber security expert Phortress has warned businesses to be vigilant following evidence that the use of ransomware is increasing. The National Crime Agency and the National Cyber Security Centre say that smartphones, watches, televisions and fitness trackers could be used to hold people to ransom over personal data. Ransomware, which makes devices unusable until their [...]

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Cyber security company launches free scan offer

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:30+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Press Release|

Cyber security expert Phortress has launched a free website scan to help companies tackle the threat posed by cyber criminals. The company says that too many businesses are ignoring the dangers, particularly in the North East of England, where it is based. Now, companies can go to a page on the company’s website, to be [...]

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Cyber security company offers free website diagnostic

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:32+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Press Release|

Cyber security expert Phortress has offered to run a free diagnostic of company websites amid growing concern about the threat posed by hackers. The company, which operates from North East England, believes that many business people do not realise that their website servers are just as vulnerable as email systems. Hackers target insecure websites in [...]

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Internet security: How to protect your digital life from hackers and viruses

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:32+00:00 November 9th, 2016|Cyber security|

What would you lose if hackers got access to your mobile phone, email or online shopping details? We store an enormous amount of data with online services, and even just one breach can lead to further compromises, maybe even giving an attacker remote access to your computer or smartphone. As cloud storage and online accounts [...]

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9 SECURITY TIPS TO PROTECT YOUR WEBSITE FROM HACKERS

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:32+00:00 October 4th, 2016|Cyber security|

Hacking is a very real threat, even to those who don’t believe their site has any value to hackers. It is important to understand that websites are compromised literally all of the time, and the majority of security breaches are not to steal your data or deface your website, but instead have the intention of [...]

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Cyber security specialists warns small companies ‘it could happen to you’

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:34+00:00 September 21st, 2016|News|

Cyber security experts Phortress have issued a warning to small businesses who are ignoring the dangers posed by cyber-criminals. The UK-based company says that it is receiving a steady stream of requests for help from small business who have been targeted. Phortress, which says that too many smaller companies think that an attack will not happen [...]

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