PHP 5 end of life – 62% of websites are insecure

PHP, one of the most popular web development frameworks, runs on nearly 80% of all websites on the internet. Worryingly, 62% of all websites on the internet are currently running PHP version 5, which has a scheduled end of security support on 31st December 2018. The PHP 5 end of life has already been extended … Continue reading PHP 5 end of life – 62% of websites are insecure

Cyber Security Month – October 2019

European Cyber Security Month is the EU’s annual awareness campaign that takes place each October across Europe. The aim is to raise awareness of cyber security threats, promote cyber security among citizens and organisations; and provide resources to protect themselves online, through education and sharing of good practices. - ECSM Cyber Security is a Shared … Continue reading Cyber Security Month – October 2019

Windows Server 2008 & 2008r2 Migration Planning

The end of support dates for Windows Server 2008, 2008 r2 and SQL Server 2008 are getting closer, does your business have a migration plan? Windows Server 2008 R2 End-of-Life For many businesses it may not feel that long ago since the push to decommision windos server 2003 was happening, but for those using windows … Continue reading Windows Server 2008 & 2008r2 Migration Planning

Malicious Cryptominer Numbers on the Rise

Ransomware was the most commonly reported malware type of 2017, but malicious cryptominer numbers are on the rise. With the dramatic rise in popularity, awareness and value of crypto currencies in late 2017, the has been a rapid expansion in the number of malicious cryptominig exploits circulating on the internet throughout 2018. This type of … Continue reading Malicious Cryptominer Numbers on the Rise

The Importance of HTTPS – Chrome flags http sites as ‘not secure’

It has become even more important that your website is HTTPS enabled and accepting secure connections by default, as Google's Chrome browser begins to label websites using HTTP as 'not secure'. As Google releases version 68 of its Chrome browser, users connecting to HTTP websites will be presented with a security notification in the URL … Continue reading The Importance of HTTPS – Chrome flags http sites as ‘not secure’