Paradise Computing Blog Posts

30 Countries Pledge to Act on Ransomware

22 October 2021

The international Counter-Ransomware members from 30 countries have issued a joint statement outlining their intent to take action to counter the growing threat posed by ransomware.

How to Tell if You’re Being Spoofed

20 October 2021

Many cybers attacks now take the form of using fake/spoof communication to trick victims into parting with personal (or company) data, or money. We take a look at some of the most popular and widely reported methods and how to avoid falling victim to them.

What is the ICO?

13 October 2021

In this tech-insight, we look at the role of the Information Commissioner’s Office, and how it can be a source of valuable compliance information and help to businesses

QR Codes… a Security Risk?

07 October 2021

In this tech-insight, we take a look at what QR codes are used for, review some well-known security risks, and outline what action you can take to protect yourself from malicious QR codes.

The Big PSTN Switch-Off

01 October 2021

In this article, we look at some of the key issues surrounding the planned 2025 PSTN switch-off, the move to VoIP, and what options businesses have going forward.

How can small businesses achieve net zero emissions?

23 September 2021

The net zero carbon lens may focus more sharply on Fortune 500-size companies.  But with small businesses accounting for 99.9% of the UK business population, collectively their actions are just as important for combating climate change.

What is ‘Doxxing’?

17 September 2021

In this article, we look at what doxxing is, the legality of it, some examples of doxxing, and we consider what we can do to protect ourselves and our businesses from attack