Protect Your Users from Shameless Hackers Who Exploit Coronavirus Concerns

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We live in extreme times. A term that was unknown to the public just a few months ago now dominates our daily conversations. And as in all times of upheaval, we are witnessing inspiring human behaviour along with some that is shockingly bad. The Good First the good – in fact, the amazing: Those on the front lines – healthcare … Read More

Attacks against Internet-exposed RDP servers surging

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The rush to enable employees to work from home in response to the Covid-19 pandemic resulted in more than 1.5 million new Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) servers being exposed to the Internet. The number of attacks targeting open RDP ports more than tripled in March and April. Not many companies have a big stock of unused managed laptops for employees … Read More

LoughTec – COVID-19 Policy – May 2020 Update

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LoughTec – COVID-19 Policy – May 2020 Update Due to the COVID-19 situation, we have been operating a limited service to support efforts to reduce the spread of the virus. All of our services are available online and remotely, at www.loughtec.com, or you can email us with your query to helpdesk@loughtec.com. We want to reassure businesses that we’re doing our … Read More

COVID-19 Contingency Arrangements

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As the advice regarding the containment and delay phases for the Coronavirus continues to develop daily, we would like to assure all customers and partners of the continuity of our service. We continue to monitor and follow the guidance of the UK government and Public Health Agency (NI) in order to put procedures in place for keeping our staff, customers, … Read More

Phishing Dominates Cybercrime

loughtecBlog: IT support | Virtual Desktop | Cyber Security- Loughtec: NI / ROI / UK

If there’s one thing General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) did for sure, it gave us a clearer picture of the UK cybersecurity landscape. CybSafe’s new report says that more security breaches were reported to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in 2019 than in any previous year. A total of 2,376 reports were made, compared with 1,854 in 2018, and 540 … Read More