The WannaCry Cyber Attacks- A Week On

As I’m sure some of you are aware, just over a week ago, the UK and many other countries suffered a Ransomware attack that coated the nation in chaos. It will go down in history as one of the world’s worst cyber-attacks, successfully reaching over 230,000 machines in over 150 countries worldwide. If you want to […]

How to Avoid an Online Scam

With the recent influx of emails of spam emails appearing to come from legitimate companies, it is no wonder that cybercrime is at an all-time high. Throughout 2016 and moving swiftly into 2017, payment requests and fake invoice emails, appearing to come from well-respected organisations like PayPal and Apple are flooding our inboxes. These emails […]

A Brief Guide To Spam

Everyone and their grandmother suffers spam. If you’re smart you can minimise the amount of cheap Rolexes and little blue pills that you get offered on a daily basis, but it’s always a problem. In fact, nearly 80% of all the emails the average person receives are spam. So why, in an age where we […]

What to do if your website is hacked

  Nothing can seem more detrimental than having your website hacked. Hackers are usually motivated by financial means and there are two ways in which they may compromise your website: Spam Malware The first way means hackers will fill your website with spammy text and links to their website. Instead of putting the hard work in to […]

The One-page Business Security Audit

  We live in an increasingly networked world, from personal banking to business management to government infrastructure. Protecting those networks is no longer optional. If you’re like any of Lucidica’s crème de la crème a.k.a our clever and helpful engineers who know the ins and outs of IT, you may find significance in the infographic […]

How to Remove Ransomware

What is Ransomware? Ransomware is defined as; “a type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid.” Basically, it is the horrific procedure of logging into your computer and being greeted with a red image which demands large sums of money in exchange for your […]

Cookies, In a Nutshell.

Cookies You’ve probably seen these pop up before. Most sites nowadays use cookies and unless you say otherwise, will take your continued browsing as consent to their use of cookies. I’m guilty of agreeing to every ‘terms and conditions’ just to avoid any delays or restrictions to purchasing an item. But what exactly am I […]