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Update (13/10/18): Sophos have now released an Endpoint Defense update to address this issue. Once the automated update process completes, you will be prompted to reboot your device, however this isn't required for the fix to be applied.

Previous Information
Sophos has identified an issue with the latest Windows Update KB4462926 failing to install when the update attempts to change the security on the Image File Execution registry keys, protected with Sophos
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Hurricane Ophelia - Offices Closed October 16th
Posted by Richard Kennedy on 16/10/17 14:57
Due to hurricane Ophelia the Xperience Group offices in Lisburn and Glasgow will be closed from 14:30 on Monday October 16th. Business will resume as normal on October 17th at 08:00. Please email enquiries@xperience-group.com should you have any queries and we will try and respond as soon as possible.


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We’ve Moved! New Status Page Address
Posted by Richard Kennedy on 11/07/17 12:50

Like any family, we have grown over the years and now with four businesses making up the Xperience Group we felt it was time to consolidate and move house! To complement the launch of a new group website in August, we've changed the URL of our network status website from http://status.thecloudsimplified.com to http://status.xperience-group.com. Don’t worry, you'll still continue to receive notifications via your preferred method (email or text alert) but
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Global Ransomware Alert – Petya Ransomware
Posted by Richard Kennedy on 27/06/17 18:39

The UKs National Cyber Security Centre is reporting (https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/news/ncsc-statement-global-ransomware-incident) that a global ransomware campaign is currently in progress. Our network operations team are monitoring the situation and will provide more information as it becomes available.

To help protect your business from this emerging
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WannaCrypt0r Malware / Microsoft Windows SMBv1 Vulnerability
Posted by Richard Kennedy on 14/05/17 22:59

WannaCrypt0r Malware / Microsoft Windows SMBv1 Vulnerability

On Friday May 12th 2017 a new global ransomware campaign was observed to be exploiting a known vulnerability in Microsoft Server Message Block 1.0 (SMBv1) in order to install malware known as WannaCrypt0r (Also known as WannaCrypt, WannaCry, WCrypt & WCRY) which
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