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Emotet malware evolves to spread via WiFi

Emotet, a common and highly damaging piece of malware, can now spread via WiFi and almost every WiFi network is vulnerable. After starting as a banking trojan (malware designed to give remote access) in 2014, Emotet has continually evolved. It’s first major evolution allowed it to spread malicious software, such as crypto lockers, making it popular with cyber criminals worldwide. Now, research by Binary Defense has discovered a new evolution, the ability to breach WiFi networks. Until now, Emotet had…

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Firewalls explained – A guide for non technical people

You may have heard the term “firewall” before and know that it is something to do with IT security, but what exactly are they and how do they work? With IT security now the responsibility of business owners, partners, directors or charity trustees, it is now important that these people understand what types of firewall exist and how they help protect client data. At it’s most basic, a firewall is a type of filter which ensures that data following between…

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