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NHS ransomware cyber attack, what you need to know

I am sure you have all heard about the NHS and their recent involvement with the latest strand of ransomware WanaCrypt0r 2.0. So, what does WanaCrypt0r do? WanaCrypt0r 2.0 encrypts users files using AES and RSA encryption ciphers meaning the hackers can directly decrypt system files using a unique decryption key. Victims may be sent […]

12-years

It’s our birthday!

Feel free to throw us a congratulatory tweet at #thirdlineUK! We’ve now been fixing companies IT problems for 12 years. In that time, we’ve grown from doing simple computer builds to designing, building, and supporting huge IT infrastructures with dozens of servers and an effectively infinite number of PCs. People have called us in as […]

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New Android Hack Enables Hijack Attack

If you’re an Android user, the odds are your phone is open to an attack which would allow a third party to inject code into your unencrypted connection. An estimated 80% of Android phones are susceptible, claim researchers from mobile security company Lookout. That’s 1.4 billion devices. However, don’t panic just yet, as any attacker would […]