ATM Black Box attacks

27 arrested in successful hit against ATM Black Box attacks The efforts of a number of EU Member States and Norway, supported by Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) and the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT), culminated in the arrest of 27 individuals linked with so-called ATM "Black Box" attacks across Europe. Perpetrators responsible for this new and sophisticated method of ATM jackpotting were identified in a number of countries over different periods of time in 2016 and 2017. There were arrests in Czech Republic (3), Estonia (4), France (11), the Netherlands (2), Romania (2), Spain (2) and Norway (3). The ATM "Black Box" phenomenon first appeared in Western Europe in 2015,

Business growing

A great start to the week. Two new Cisco Meraki equipment installations going ahead as we upgrade business networks to 100% centralized cloud management for security, networking, and application control. We have a 30/100 leased line ordered and a couple of FTTC connections going in. We have also taken ownership of project planning a new building infrastructure install which we are very excited about as one of our clients embarks on a massive growth of their business. Finally through hard work, dedication, expert knowledge and some fantastic security products, we have kept all our clients safe from the current Wanacry cyber attacks. Using a layered approach of Malwarebytes for Business, Bitd

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Ongoing Cyber Security Threats UK

The most important point here is that you need to take a proactive approach to your security. Educate your users to not open any suspicious emails or attachments. Never click on links within emails. Be vigilant and never get complacent. The fraudsters are constantly working on ways to part you from your hard earned money. 1. Use the best backup service you can afford. This is realistically the best way to ensure your data can be restored from encryption. Check regularly that you can restore files to ensure the backups are working correctly. We highly recommend Barracuda Networks Backup Appliance which we can assist with setup, procurement & management. 2. If you are running almost any ve

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