Android devices infected with malware

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Malware, being called “Judy” is suspected to have infected between 8 and 36 million Android devices. The malware appears to have bypassed Google’s own protection systems and generates false ad clicks. More info on the Checkpoint site which includes a list of infected Apps. If you’re using any of the Apps listed then consider removing them …

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ICO says no time to delay in preparing for GDPR

On Thursday, with just one year to go, the Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham produced a video addressing boardrooms about the need to prepare for “the biggest change to data protection law for a generation”. She urged businesses to see the commercial benefits of data protection compliance and to act now to ensure they’re compliant by 25 May …

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One Year to go: The Road to GDPR Compliance

GDPR Road to Compliance

A year today (on the 25th May 2018) the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force in the UK (and across Europe) and replace the UK’s own Data Protection Act 1998. According to the Flavourfy Digital State of Data Security in Dorset 2017 survey, 51% of the county’s businesses are yet to start thinking about their …

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WordPress 4.7.5 Security Release

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Overnight, WordPress released a security update to the WordPress core. This means there’s a new version of WordPress that fixes some known issues with the previous release. WordPress 4.7.5 (and other lower version derivatives) patches six security vulnerabilities according to their release notes; Wordfence suggest that the suddenness of the release could suggest it patches much …

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