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Overview of the GDPR

Overview of the GDPR

What is GDPR?
The General Data Protection Regulation was adpoted by the EU in May 2016. The document which will come into force in May 2018 will supersede the UK’s current Data Protection Act.

 
How will GDPR be different to the Data Protection Act?
Once imposed, the GDPR will impose new regulations that give […]

By |April 29th, 2017|Blogs|0 Comments

First Ransomware Attack on Apple Infects Mac Users

First Ransomware Attack on Apple Infects Mac Users
Computer virus locking users out of their systems has been found among the Apple Inc. community.

Hackers have for the first time managed to infect Apple Macs with ransomware. The hidden malware is holding user systems hostage until they one bitcoin (around £280) for access to their own […]

By |March 8th, 2016|Network News|0 Comments

10 Things That Won’t Be around in 10 Years

10 Things That Won’t Be around in 10 Years
As technology advances, unfortunately lots gets left behind.

Like floppy disks in the 90’s, what we class as modern gadgets are slowly becoming redundant with better replacements.

Take a look at our list of things are still in use today, but won’t be around for much longer.

 
Passwords

Passwords are […]

By |February 25th, 2016|Blogs|0 Comments

What does the ‘Snoopers Charter’ mean to Cyber Security?

New powers are to be brought in by the government as a way to monitor online security.

The new legislation being pushed to tackle cyber security is said to bring surveillance efforts up-to-date and introduce new methods of monitoring internet services and its users.

Current regulations mean communications data including telephone and email records are required […]

By |January 20th, 2016|Blogs|0 Comments

Text Santa Christmas Jumper Day

Silly Jumpers for Charity

 

We love giving back to charity at Open IP. So this year we got involved in the Text Santa Christmas Jumper Day.

It’s a great cause and all donations have gone to three amazing charities- Macmillan Cancer Support, Make-A-Wish UK and Save the Children.

Unfortunately for you guys, we were too caught up […]

By |December 23rd, 2015|Blogs|0 Comments

Forbes Website Hacked: Are you Affected?

Forbes Website Hacked: Are you effected?

As we approach the one year mark since the mighty Forbes attack we revisit the disaster to find what we could/have learned from it.

In a window of 4 days last November, criminals hacked a portion of the Forbes website which delivers the ‘thought of the day’.

The culprits launches a […]

By |November 25th, 2015|Blogs|0 Comments

DPI and SSL Firewalls

The Lowdown on SSL: Is Your Firewall Blind?

With advances in technology, the way data is read is changing. As threats to your network continue to grow, so does the need for protected data.

As fast as these advances happen, the machines you use to defend the data traffic find it hard to keep up. This […]

By |November 17th, 2015|Blogs|0 Comments

Remote Access Trojans

What is a Remote Access Trojan (RAT)?
Remote Access Trojan is a sinister strain of malware which seeks to spy on users and obtain private information.

Known as ratting, the operators take control of webcams and use videos and images for blackmail and other inappropriate purposes. They can also remotely control the computer to access files […]

By |October 20th, 2015|Security Centre|0 Comments

Dridex Virus

What is the Dridex Virus?
Dridex is strain of malware succeeded from previous version, Cridex. It is a virus created to steal personal information via HTML injectioning and used to hack into bank accounts to steal money.
How does it spread?
The virus spreads via email. Victims are specifically targeted with a seemingly legitimate email containing an […]

By |October 19th, 2015|Security Centre|0 Comments

Meet the Team: 60 seconds with … Daniel Adamy

Daniel Adamy has worked for OpenIP for a few months now and is getting to grips with the fast paced nature of our Helpdesk.  If we look after your systems, IT support and phones then you will sure to speak with Daniel.  Want to learn a little more about him? Then read on …

What […]

By |August 25th, 2015|Blogs|0 Comments