9 Ways You Are Helping Hackers Steal Your Information Online

Use passwords that are short and easy to guess Use the same, boring password for everything Write down your password on a yellow Post-It note and stick it on your computer screen/desk Do your banking using free Wi-Fi from a coffeeshop, restaurant or on the bus Install loads of games and pointless apps on your […]

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What Is A Man-in-the-Middle Attack And Can You Prevent It?

There is a form of cyber attack doing the rounds called a man-in-the-middle attack, or MITM for short. Many companies have been hard-hit by it, losing out on substantial amounts of money as a result. However, it is not just companies getting hit by this specific type of cyber attack, it is also individuals, when […]

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Computer Chip Flaws: Meltdown and Spectre

Two major security flaws in the microprocessors inside almost all computers across the world were discovered last week. A microprocessor, also known as a computer chip or a Central Processing Unit (CPU) , is the brain of a computer, processing the information and transmitting data signals. As well as PC’s, computer chips also run servers, […]

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Win VIP Champions League Tickets to Man United vs Benfica

We’re giving away 2 executive tickets to Man United vs Benfica in the UEFA Champions League at Old Trafford. The match takes place at 7.45 on Tuesday 31st October; the lucky winner will be in for a real Halloween treat, experiencing a Champions League night in style in the Manchester Suite VIP. As well watching […]

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We have a Winner from our Ticket Giveaway Prize Draw

Congratulations to Cortney Melia from the Waterloo Eye Centre who has won 2 VIP tickets to Man United vs Everton on Sunday. Cortney was drawn at random to win the prize after signing up to the Venom IT newsletter mailing list. Unfortunately we could only have one winner on this occasion but we would like to […]

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We Have A Winner From Our Recent Survey Competition

Congratulations to Carl Wainwright from Illingworth Research who has won a Windows 10 tablet PC after taking part in Venom IT’s cyber security survey. We visited Illingworth Research to hand over the Tablet PC to Carl, who was chosen at random to win the prize, he said: “I feel privileged to be lucky enough to […]

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Venom IT is Cyber Essentials Certified

Venom IT is Cyber Essentials certified. Cyber Essentials is a Government-backed scheme, which identifies security controls an organisation must have in place to defend against Internet threats. The Cyber Essentials accreditation demonstrates that we have the correct measures in place to ensure the security of our systems. In order to gain the certification, we were […]

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