Media storm sets the scene

hackWith high profile cyber hacks happening almost every week and the media often covering them in a breathless and sensationalist manner you’d be forgiven for thinking that going on to the internet is the equivalent of heading to Raqqa in Syria waving a large crucifix – a suicide mission. While of course, there are many dangers for the unprotected we’re not under siege by cyber misfits, we’re simply dealing with the downside of an interconnected world.

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Shell shocked… by Shellshock

cybercrimeOn paper the recently discovered Shellshock virus has the potential to cause widespread chaos. In reality, it’s likely to affect only those who have poor and outdated security practises – though that might well be a large number.

The recent discovery of the Shellshock vulnerability certainly sent shockwaves rippling around the world with concerns about the potential damage to critical national infrastructure. The UK’s cyber security team Cert-UK sent an alert to all government departments saying the flaw had the ‘highest possible’ threat ratings. The US National Cyber Security Division ranked it ten out of ten for severity.

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BullGuard CEO wins award – for creating one of the strongest online security companies in the market

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BullGuard’s CEO, Nedko Ivanov, has been awarded winner status in Finance Monthly’s 2014 CEO award.

It reflects extremely positively on the company, its staff and its products. From the customer perspective, it’s also a glowing endorsement because it means they’re using some of the best security software on the market.

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Win amazing prizes with Dawn of the Planet of the Apes & BullGuard

Dawn of the Planet of the ApesOnly the fittest survive

Get BullGuard on your side, win some amazing Dawn of the Planet of the Apes prizes, and get the best possible protection against viruses.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes has opened to rave reviews described as a state-of-the art 21st-century 3D-CG cinema outing, full of intelligence and emotional resonance, and painting a dark future with stylish action sequences and impressive visual effects.

It follows Caesar and his peers building a community in San Francisco’s Muir Woods following the near destruction of the city. The 2,000 or so gorillas, chimpanzees and orang-utans live a peaceful existence and believe the humans have died out following a viral flu pandemic.

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Top ranking for BullGuard protection – top protection for BullGuard customers

Internet SecurityIndependent software lab AV Comparatives gives BullGuard antivirus pole position in a ‘Retrospective/Proactive’ test.

It’s good news for BullGuard and even better news for BullGuard customers. BullGuard has been awarded an Advanced+ award from AV Comparatives for BullGuard Internet Security.

The award recognised the behavioural detection features of BullGuard Internet Security in proactively detecting new and emerging malware.  It also applies to BullGuard Antivirus protection.

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Child Safety Week and how to use parental control software

Child Safety Week and how to use parental control softwareThe coming days are dedicated to flagging up potential dangers faced by children. Given that many parents are unsure about parental control software we thought it is an appropriate time to remind everyone just how useful online parental control is and also just how simple it is to use.

This week is Child Safety Week.  It’s an annual campaign run by the Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) and is designed to raise awareness about child accidents and how they can be prevented.

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