What is Ransomware?
Ransomware is a type of malicious software from cryptovirology that threatens to publish the victim's data or perpetually block access to it unless a ransom is paid.
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What is a Computer Virus?
A definition of a computer virus and how a virus works
Types of Malware
A list and description of different types of malware
Protect Systems and Data from Malware
How to protect your systems and data from malware
Latest Security Threats
A summary of the latest security threats
Ransomware White Paper October 2018
This document provides an overview of the guidance from SWGfL and signposts to products and services that can help. Published October 2016
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Think. Check. Check again.
1 in 5 British schools and colleges experienced a cyber-attack, with 50% of those being targeted by a phishing scam according to research last year. For those attacked, the loss of data (82%) and the costs involved in putting things right (47%) were the two greatest concerns.
19th February 2019
The latest email scam: sextortion
There's always some inventive scam trying to con you out of money doing the rounds. And this latest trend is particularly colourful.
29th October 2018
Ransomware - Everything you need to know
What is ransomware? What does it do? What’s the point of ransomware? How does ransomware infect your device or your data? How do you protect yourself against ransomware?
10th October 2018
Safety and Security – Similar, yet different
Every school wants good safety and security. Achieving this, however, requires an understanding of how these two areas, often looked at as one, are quite different.
10th October 2018