Author Archives: dave.ashton

Sec-1 is acquired by Claranet to strengthen its future security services

Leading MSP moves to enhance skills in penetration testing services to mitigate security breach risks Sec-1 in a strong position to grow as a Claranet Group Company Claranet, a leading managed IT services provider, has announced the acquisition of Sec-1 … Continue reading

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Malwaretech stems Wcry for now

The Internet’s Unsung Hero Malwaretech registered the sandbox detection domain essentially shutting down any further spread overnight; but expect a new version to be released soon. Update XP & 2003 Microsoft have issued an unusual – out of band – … Continue reading

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Weaponised Wanna Decryptor Worm

Patch MS17-010 NOW!!! Cryptomalware which has affected Telefonica and other organisations in Spain; and the NHS in the UK has recently been confirmed as being a fully weaponised version of the crypto malware Wanna Decryptor (aka “Wannacry” and “Wcry”). As … Continue reading

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