By SoundBytes Spring 2021 on 11/05/2021

Hackers have found a new way to put pressure on businesses that have been subject to a data breach – enlisting their own customers to call for a ransom to be paid. Tech news site Bleeping Computer discovered that one particular ransomware gang, Clop, has sent emails directly to customers, contacts and partners of its victims...

By SoundBytes Spring 2021 on 11/05/2021

Microsoft has retired Cortana for mobile users, moving instead towards productivity assistance for Windows 10, Outlook and Teams. Cortana was first launched back in 2014 as a direct competitor to Apple’s Siri. Its name was taken from the AI guide in the Halo game series, and used across all Windows phones.

By Jamie Williams on 15/04/2021

Welcome to our Spring IT Security Update! Considering the Microsoft Exchange patch issues that have recently been in the tech news, in this quarter’s edition, Jamie thought that now would be the ideal time to look at patches in more detail, reminding you of their importance for your business data security.

By SoundBytes Winter 2021 on 04/02/2021

There’s no escaping that the coronavirus pandemic fundamentally changed the way many of us worked in 2020. Necessity brought about sweeping change that may otherwise have taken years or even decades to achieve.

By SoundBytes Winter 2021 on 04/02/2021

Instant messaging platform WhatApp has delayed plans to roll out new tools for business owners, following the high-profile fallout from its latest user agreement update.

By SoundBytes Winter 2021 on 04/02/2021

Companies around the world are becoming more well versed than ever before in the field of cyber security. High-profile data breaches, as well as the laws being introduced to protect customers, mean that organisations large and small have had to learn quickly and implement robust security practices of their own.