Computers and electronic hardware has been a passion of mine for well over 20 years. I’ve always wanted to use the best, but knowing what is the best isn’t always easy. If you believe the marketing you can get a great laptop for $500 at your local retailer, why would you pay $1500 or more?Keep Reading >
We have had numerous reports from clients over the last few months of fake requests for payments with sometimes disturbingly accurate details associated. A typical example would be an email apparently sent from the company owner or CEO to the accounts person requesting immediate payment be made to an account listed below.Keep Reading >
No it’s not the title for a new DC comic, it’s the latest and possibly largest security vulnerability discovered to date. It affects every Intel processor based system and to a lesser extent AMD and ARM base systems as well. So basically every computer out there.Keep Reading >
Did you know you can save potentially hundreds of dollars per year on your domain and web hosting fees? You may or may not be aware that not all hosting is equal. Sure most domain hosting will allow you to have a website and email, but the finer details are usually not apparent at the start.Keep Reading >
So you've got a nice shiny website, it's gradually increasing in traffic, and generating some great clients! Well done, sounds like you've done the hard part. However have you ever considered that your website isn't invulnerable and might one day just not be there?Keep Reading >
Question 1 - What are the 5 most common tasks the user will be using the laptop for?Keep Reading >
Recently we were reviewing firewall logs for a client of ours as part of their managed IT services. We had recommended an improved remote access method, but the client had decided it wasn't worth the extra costs. However once we...Keep Reading >
This month we saw another Cryptolocker attack. An employee innocently opened an email he thought was a result of a speeding fine, he inadvertently downloaded a cryptolocker virus onto his computer putting an entire network of around 40 users under threat……..Keep Reading >
Christmas is a prime time for year for break-ins, and therefore a good time to make sure you have a secure backup of your precious data before you go away for holidays.
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Microsoft has released some basic information so far about the features to come in Windows 10 in the much anticipated new version of Windows. Why Windows 10? That is a question that so far we have no answer for, but it looks like the wait might be worth it. This author for one will certainly be looking to upgrade his unbreakable Windows 7 O/S. Microsoft will announce more detail in the New Year.Keep Reading >
Recently one of our proactive managed customers called on a Thursday afternoon, to say that something funny was happening. She couldn’t access her files they were coming up as “gobbledygook” as she called it. It turned out that she had in fact contracted a particularly nasty virus referred to as “Cryptolocker” .Keep Reading >
In case you missed this on the news recently, there has been an increased local outbreak of the computer viruses commonly referred to as Cryptolocker or Ransomware.Keep Reading >