Microsoft Teams isn’t new but there still remains some confusion as to what it actually is and how it can help improve workplace productivity. Is it just another chat app? Is it an upgrade of Microsoft Skype for Business? Microsoft Teams is so much more than just another chat app and while having some of
We have been contacted by a number of our customers seeking advice after receiving an email from an entity calling itself IDS Ireland soliciting them to buy a domain associated with their brand. The mail suggests that someone has requested to register your brand name with a .eu or .com address and they are offering you a first registration option for these domains. Back in January, many small businesses in Ireland received almost identical emails from what appears to be the same source but then calling itself DNS Ireland. The current website they are using is similar to the one they used back in January, with slightly different branding and a different business address.
Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Halloween is the one night of the year when ghosts and ghouls freely roam the streets, however in this brave new online world that we all inhabit scary stuff isn’t limited to a single day. Disguised as cyber threats, digital ghosts and ghouls are ever-present, waiting
Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Brute Force Ransomware Attacks are on the Increase: A Strong Password Policy is your Best Defence Recent research by leading cybersecurity firms such as SonicWall, McAfee and F-Secure has found that brute force attacks are now the preferred means of spreading ransomware however, phishing emails remain
Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Sextortion Email Scam Sextortion email scams have been doing the rounds for a couple of years now. Lately however, we’ve noticed an increase in the frequency of the attacks here in Ireland and several of our clients have contacted us seeking advise on how to deal
Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin No matter where you go online, you can expect the scammers to be waiting to try and take advantage of you. Most of us are used to seeing scams pop up in our inboxes on a daily basis. By now you know the drill, if in
This is a re-post from our partners at Blacknight and concerns anyone who still uses a BT email account. Transferring Legacy Email Accounts from BT Ireland to Blacknight Originally these email accounts were provided as part of dial-up subscriptions or as free webmail accounts, by BT and by other companies which were acquired by BT.
Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on pinterest What is SIM Card Swap Scam? This isn’t a new type of fraud but up until recently it hasn’t been reported in Ireland. SIM Card Swap Scam is when criminals dupe a mobile service provider into assigning a mobile number to a new sim. The legitimate