The WannaCrypt0r Ransomware Attack
Posted in Security and Fraud by Advansys on 22th May 2017
The recent ransomware attacks that affected organisations such as the National Health Service and FedEx have served as a wakeup call for many with regards to cyber security. However, what can you do to protect yourself and/or your business? Sadly there is no way to 100% defend against all threats, however there are measures you can take to defend yourself against online threats.
5 Tips On How eCommerce Traders Take Advantage Of The Festive Market
In the past few years, shopping events such as 'Black Friday' and 'Cyber Monday' have made a huge impact on the UK retail market – 2015 alone saw £3.3bn of sales happen over the now -dubbed Black Friday Weekend. Traditionally an American institution, Black Friday takes place the day after Thanksgiving (think of it like our Boxing Day) which sees the prices of items slashed to encourage sales. Whilst the benefits to shoppers and retailers alike are obvious, the event has raised much criticism for encouraging somewhat of a frenzied free-for-all; people have been known to literally fight over heavily-discounted products.