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Computer Hardware

Not all hardware is created equal.

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?

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Meltdown and Spectre!

Meltdown and Spectre!

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. 

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Who's that knocking at your door?

Who's that knocking at your door?

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...

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Cryptolocker remains a real threat to your data.

Cryptolocker remains a real threat to your data.

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…….. 

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