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16 Ways to Protect Your Business From A Cyber Attack

1 in 5 Small Businesses will suffer a cyber breach this year.   81% of all breaches happen to small and medium sized businesses.   97% of breaches could have been prevented with today’s technology. Security Assessment It’s important to establish a baseline and close...

Set up email in the Outlook for Android app

Open Outlook for Android. The icon looks like this: If you haven't already, you can download Outlook for Androidfrom the Google Play Store. Tap Get Started if it's your first time. Or, go to Settings > Add Account > Add Email Account. Enter your full email address,...

Crypto Locker Removal Guide

Crypto Locker is malware that encrypts user data and holds it ransom until you pay them to recover your encrypted files. This type of malware is know as Ransom ware and once installed on your pc it prevents you from accessing your files by encrypting them. If you have...

Do You Keep Your Server In A Closet?

Confusion. Dizziness. Fatigue. Muscle cramps. These are some of the first signs of heat exhaustion in humans. But did you know that your SERVER can also suffer from heat exhaustion and “meltdown,” causing slowness, blue screens, random reboots and complete...

Tech Support Scams – 5 Things you need to know

If you happen to get a call from someone claiming to be Microsoft Tech Support advising you have a problem on your computer, this is a scam designed to get remote access to your computer to install malicious software on your computer. This software is capable of...

Locky Ransomware

Be on the lookout for a new ransomware called Locky. This ransomware encrypts your data using AES encryption and then forces you to pay 0.5 bitcoins to decrypt your data. It targets many different file types and it not only encrypts your network shares but on unmapped...

Ransomware Removal Melbourne

What to do when your hit with Ransomware Malware is a type of malware that prevents or limits the user from accessing their files on their computer. This type of malware forces the user to pay the ransom through an online payment in order to get their...

5 Smart Tips To Keep Your Smartphone Safe

For better or worse, we are practically “married” to our phone these days. It goes everywhere we go. It has access to our most private conversations and key financial data. It holds some of our most precious memories, in the form of pictures, sound recordings and...

AGL Electricity Rasomware Alert

The AGL Electricity Ransomware email has hit thousands of Australian users which is carrying Trojan malware and encrypting their computers. The cybercrime network behind the attack have leveraged the well-known brand of the Australian utilities provider...

How business continuity plans can fail

Your service provider, who you have tasked with looking after your company’s IT, has kept your business up and running for the past 10 years. Usually, that kind of longevity in developing continuity plans has resulted to some providers overlooking or...

Should You Move Your Business To The Cloud?

Is your Business Cloud Ready? Cloud computing is a concept that could possibly save your business a lot of money on software, hardware, upgrades and services. Rather than purchasing hardware and software for your office, you can use “the cloud” or...

How Parents can help prevent Cyberbullying

Being a parent can be tough work, let a lone the challenge of  keeping up with technology. In this day and age technology plays a big part in schools and in the home as we head towards the new digital age .  Ipad’s are introduced in primary schools and offer excellent...

7 Common SEO Mistakes to avoid

Running a website can be hard work and trying to get them to rank well in search engines can be even tougher. Here are 7 Common SEO mistakes to avoid when dealing with your website. You skip the keyword brainstorming phase Skipping the keyword phase is...

Keeping your PC updated

If your computer isn’t regularly updated it put a huge risk on your computer being compromised and can potentially allow hackers to exploit your PC and get access to your personal information and data. There are many types of updates you need to setup and...

Windows Vista End-of-Life: What This Means For Your PC

On 11th April 2017, Microsoft have ceased all support and security patching, just like they did with previous Windows versions. Naturally, you’re rather attached to your current operating system and not exactly leaping for joy at this news! Unfortunately,...

6 Most Common Causes of Slow Internet Connections

More and more applications are going into the cloud so its very important to ensure you have a good intenet connection.  Slow internet can result in frustrated users and cause delays in tasks which results in low productivity. There are many contributing...

Keeping Your WordPress Site Updated and Secure

When it comes to WordPress alot of people say it isn’t secure. In this post im going to show you that it is actually secure its everything else that can make it appear unsecure. Like computers the security is only as good as its weakest link and for computers this the...

Is IT Managed Services Right For Your Business?

Managed IT Services is a proactive approach to your IT problems. It allows your IT provider to keep an eye on your IT at all times and fix problems as they pop up and avoid annoying downtime. Much like a car going to the mechanic – you should book your car in for a...

6 Excellent Ways Managed Services Can Work For Your Home

Residential Managed Services Wouldn’t it be great to know you could access the internet from every room in the house – including the outdoor entertaining areas? How about printing wirelessly from wherever you happen to be? Many homes are embracing the flexibility of...

How To Spot A Tech Scam Before You Get Stung

To fix the problem, they need to you to download some support software, which they’ll give you a special link for. A technician then uses that software to gain access to your system and make it appear your system is riddled with viruses. Flashing screens, mysterious...

CryptXXX Ransomare

What is the CryptXXX Ransomware? CryptXXX is a Windows ransomware infection that was discovered by Kafeine (Proofpoint) in the middle of April 2016. This ransomware infection will affect all versions of Windows, including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows...

Free Antivirus VS Managed Antivirus

Why do i need a Managed Antivirus when i can use a Free Antivirus? This is a question i get asked a lot and here is my explanation on why making the move to Managed Antivirus is better. Free Antivirus There are some reputable antivirus programs out there and do a...