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Gary Hall Posted By

Apr 15, 2015

Vault Crypt – A New Type Of Ransomware

Beware! Vault Crypt is one of the latest “ransomware” viruses and is working its way over here from the former Soviet states. Initially surfacing around the end of February, it’s already started arriving in English-speaking countries. Ransomware is a type of malware that restricts access to the computer it infects and demands a fee is […]

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Gary Hall Posted By

Apr 13, 2015

FBI Echoes Giraffe Warning

Have the FBI been reading our blog? You might think so, judging by their latest public service announcement. Just a few weeks after we cautioned readers about the important of keeping your WordPress website updated, the American spooks have echoed our warning. It’s vitally important for everyone with a site on the hugely popular WordPress […]

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Gary Hall Posted By

Mar 30, 2015

Is Someone Sending Spam as You?

Here at Giraffe, we scan an awful lot of emails every day, so we tend to find out when there’s a major new spam attack pretty quickly. We’ve seen quite a few recently that at first glance appear to come from legitimate companies. They’re from genuine company email addresses with genuine signatures, valid names and […]

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