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VTech Toymaker hacked

As a parent I felt it important to use this blog to cover this recent security breach and the implications for other parents who have registered a VTECH toy online. You may have seen articles like the one below, but if … Continue reading

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Bleu IT website is secure…. should yours be too?

Most internet users are aware of the necessity to transact securely with websites for shopping and banking, but I’m sure that some of our more technical followers will be aware of the advantages of running a website via secure connections even … Continue reading

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Beware – Scammers are targeting Channel Islands

We’ve had a few calls from clients saying that they have had a call from “Microsoft” in regard to problems with their computers. Fortunately most of them have realised that it is a scam and have hung up without doing … Continue reading

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Apple Mac RootPipe vulnerability

Here at Bleu IT we are keen followers of many security websites and blogs, normally we collate and/or research the information between these and then decide if we should repost, or comment on particular issues. This RootPipe issue however seems to … Continue reading

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Snapchat and those nude photo’s

In an interview this morning Richard and I provided some insight into Cloud security for BBC Radio Guernsey listeners. This post reiterates most of what was said, starting with the questions from the presenter Jenny Kendall-Tobias: I read an article … Continue reading

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CryptoLocker … Some Good news

Finally some good news for those of you who have had your files encrypted by CryptoLocker. The experts at FireEye and FoxIT have provided a way to decrypt your Cryptolocker encrypted files for free. Apparently, during the recent hijack of … Continue reading

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Security – have you been pwned?

There have been a number of high profile hacks recently involving millions of users accounts with the likes of Adobe, Gawker, Yahoo and others. If you are worried about your accounts then this site might give you some comfort or … Continue reading

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