Ransomware

Pegasus Spyware Discovered In Downing Street

By Mike Knight The University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab has reported finding evidence that Pegasus spyware was being used to listen-in on UK government networks for 10 Downing Street and the Foreign and Commonwealth Offices (FCO) in 2020 and 2021.  Pegasus  Pegasus spyware is sold by Israeli-based NSO Group to […]

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Germany Warns Against Use Of Kaspersky Anti-Virus

By Mike Knight Germany’s Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) has warned that Russia-based Kaspersky’s anti-virus software could be used for spying or launching cyber-attacks. Russian Companies Forced To Launch Cyber-Attacks? The warning was aimed at Russian IT businesses who, claims the BSI, could be used via the software to […]

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Ransomware

Hands On IT Services has been fighting ransomware for years and up to this point there has been no real defence against it. In the world of IT, ransomware such as CryptoLocker is a major issue in what seems like an impossible task of keeping it at bay along with […]

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