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Free IT Security Tools from Probado

October 18, 2016

Our latest security tool to help businesses in Yorkshire and Lancashire protect themselves from unwanted cyber security threats is in its final testing phase of development. The tool designed and built in conjunction with the University of Huddersfield will allow businesses to quickly assess potential threats to

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The rise of Ransomware – a growing threat business in the UK

June 13, 2016

You’ve heard the term thrown around the internet and media, affecting one company or another, a council, or even a hospital. But what is Ransomware? Ransomware is a type of malicious software that sits in the background of your computer and encrypts your valuable files. This can include:

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Security Advisory: Rise of VoIP and Non VoIP Telephone Scams

December 23, 2015

Please be aware we’ve been informed by telephony vendors of a new style telephone based scam making the rounds. This scam isn’t restrictive to VoIP services but can be imposed on standard BT lines as well. There are two types of this scam, One with a single

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New Ransomware Warning

May 21, 2015

Please be aware that there is a new style of ransomware out in the wild. This, like other versions, targets and encrypts your valuable data. Please be cautious of any email addresses you do not recognise that contain attachments or links. If you do see an unfamiliar

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What is Ransomware?

November 11, 2014

Probado believe that keeping users informed of potential security issues before they arise is the first line of defence against any kind of cyber threat. With that in mind we’d like to inform the community of the substantial increase in Ransomware in 2015. Ransomware is a term

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