The CryptoLocker Epidemic [VIDEO]

It’s far too easy to take your data for granted, but how would you cope if you were to walk into work one morning to find that all of your data was gone? Fire, theft, hard drive failure and cyber-attacks are only a small selection of hazards which can completely erase an ill-prepared company overnight. […]

Criminals winning ‘cyber arms race’ – National Crime Agency

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-36731694 Businesses and law enforcement agencies are losing the “cyber arms race” with online criminals, the UK’s National Crime Agency has warned. The technical capabilities of criminal gangs are outpacing the UK’s ability to deal with their threat, the NCA added. It said there were 2.46 million “cyber incidents” last year, including 700,000 frauds […]

Beware: Computer support fraud – a new twist

First reported by By Jess Bown  (Jun 23, 2016) via money.aol.co.uk. This week, a new scam targeting internet users with fake tech support services. How does it work? Fraudsters have found a new way to persuade internet users to part with their hard-earned cash: by posing as legitimate internet service providers – offering bogus tech […]

Beware – Ransomware is out there!

Below is some vitally important information taken from the Norton website, about the latest cyber-crime that is sweeping the world… The latest spin on a ransom note isn’t composed of letters clipped out of a newspaper. Increasingly, criminals are unleashing brash attacks on your PC and its data through a type of malicious software called […]

Exciting Announcement – We’re Expanding!

Exciting news to share with you today. We’ve been busy working on something special here at Barton HQ, and we’re absolutely delighted to finally be able to announce it. Due to the popular demand of our award winning I.T. services in London and the South East, we’re expanding … And we’ve just opened an office […]

Who doesn’t love a freebie?

Keeping your PC and computer system backed up, secure, and fully functioning can be expensive. There are a multitude of packages and software that helps protect against malware, backs up data, loads multimedia, modifies images and much more. But you can get these programs without breaking the bank. We’ve made a list of the top […]

This made me smile

All the team here at Barton Technology work extra hard to ensure the I.T. Support Service we offer is second to none. So you can imagine my face when I received the following news by phone last week: “Hi Dominic, it’s David here from Network Computing Magazine. I’ve got some fantastic news for you. I’m […]

Is this YOUR password, too?

Source: Nitya Rajan (The Huffington Post UK) The Worst Passwords Of 2015 Revealed! Some internet users give precious little thought to online security, and this was made frighteningly apparent on a recent blog via The Huffington Post. Discover the worst password combinations of 2015 … The most popular (and worst) passwords of 2015 have been […]

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