We are now Acunetics partners

In order to comply with PCI DSS, GDPR, the DPA and endless other requirements it is important to ensure that your internal and external Websites and devices are regularly and thoroughly tested. As an Acunetix partner, Unity Metrix can tailor a solution specifically to your requirements to ensure that you get not only the best value for money but also the best return on your investment.

NHS Crippled By Cyber Attack

What was this virus that crippled the NHS? Was it a dedicated attack on the system? Was it a group of hackers determined to undermine the NHS system? Was it a threat posed by an insider? No! It was an ordinary, run-of-the-mill worm, not spread by email as some reports incorrectly state. For the technically-minded…

£50k FINE FOR CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS ONLINE

Yesterday the Information Commissioner fined Construction Materials Online Ltd. (CMO) £55,000 for a cyber breach. CMO are an online building material supplier based in Plymouth. Their balance sheetfor year ending December 2016 showed a net worth ofjust over £1million. The £55,000 fine therefore represents 5% of the value of the company, an amount not to…

Pixalert

Dear Sirs, I am writing to you to exercise my subject access rights under the EU General Data Protection Regulations 2016 (GDPR). To this end would you please send me, in commonly used electronic form, all and any data that you hold relating to me.Under the GDPR you have no more than one month to…

Your hidden personal data

Data protection is a serious business. Strict legislation governs how a company receives, stores, protects and erases data. This is especially important when it comes to the personal information of employees, clients, customers, and suppliers. If a small business owner finds themselves on the wrong side of a GDRP Cyber Security compliance or PCI audit,…

DressCode Android malware spotted in over 40 Google Play Store apps and 400 apps on third-party app stores

Google is removing over 40 malware-infected apps from the Google Play Store. The Android Trojan, dubbed DressCode, creates botnets, converting infected devices into proxy servers. Cybersecurity firm Check Point’s security researchers said over 400 DressCode-infected apps on third-party app stores were also uncovered. DressCode-infected apps were found uploaded on Google Play Store as far back…