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May 29, 2019

Webcam Blackmail Scams

Don’t Fall Victim To Webcam Blackmail Scams

An attempted Webcam Blackmail Scam is taking the Internet by storm, our clients have been reporting scam messages from individuals claiming to have intercepted their username and password. These messages often state they have been watching your screen activity and webcam while you have been unaware.

Typically, attackers threaten to broadcast footage to your contacts, colleagues or social media channels. Demanding payment in Bitcoin and malicious hackers blackmail their victims to keep confidential information private.

Where Have the Attacks Come From, Is The Threat Real?

In many cases where hackers have claimed to [...]

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April 28, 2019

Checklist to answer have I been hacked

Have I been Hacked

Have I been Hacked is often something we are asked by customers, but we want to go through steps to help identify any such issues. Any business that has online dealings should be aware of the dangers online, there is always a threat of hackers. If the severity of the attack is low it is highly possible it will go unnoticed, the damage can be done before any discovery is made. We need to make sure any potential threats are discovered before they cause irreparable damage to your infrastructure.

If you have been hacked by an outside force, the signs may not be obvious but you can detect there is something wrong with your network, with this we can look for the [...]

 
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March 11, 2019

Who Has The Keys To Your Kingdom?

Cyber Security is a key aspect we need to look at in today’s connected world, from our children finding entertainment on YouTube to major businesses transferring billions over the internet. Often overlooked is who has access to what?

An IT Department / IT Company is often trusted with secure passwords to access all their systems, this is fine but you should have checks in place to make sure a single employee doesn’t control access. Such as in a case in the USA, a college fired an employee and the password was then held to ransom for $200,000.

We provide some guidelines to follow below.

Make Sure No Personal Addresses Are Used As A Recovery Option

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February 23, 2019

We provide proactive MSSP Services to businesses across the UK

Looking to change your IT supplier? We offer Managed Services based in Harrogate

Customers often want the simple approach, as well as Managed Services Harrogate we provide proactive MSSP Services to businesses across the UK. CHTSI operates a cloud based Managed Services business to allow us to monitor and proactively fix issues, wherever our technicians are we can assist you.

A Few Features Of Our Support Plans Anti-Virus And Monitoring  Our Managed Anti-virus is designed to always protect and prevent issues. We proactively make sure your devices are kept up to date and strive to automatically fix issues. Maintenance To Suit You Our Maintenance is available weekly, monthly, [...]
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