How much will being hacked cost?

This week there have been two unlinked large stories about hacking in the news. In the first case, we have heard that the Home Depot September data breach (just the 56 million credit card details) has cost Home Depot $43 MILLION SO FAR! In the second case, we saw images of Sony Pictures machines with dire catastrophic warnings of data loss/publication if certain conditions were not met. News of this breach spread around the world […]

What is Ransomware?

Ransomware is a type of malware that really does what it says on the tin – once it is installed on a piece of equipment it allows someone else to remotely hold your computer or device hostage. This may be done by remotely locking a device, for example – once this has happened then the […]