Why Everyone Should Be Terrified of Ransomware

Malware

If you want to scare someone in computing then start talking to them about ransomware. There are few things as scary for IT professionals as the prospect of systems locking up with hackers demanding money to return things back to normal. Continue reading

Why You Need Both Software and Hardware Firewalls

Firewalls

When it comes to internet security, most businesses do not have the protection they really need. Many people rely on software products that bundle antivirus and firewall protection into one, and many users think this is enough – but it isn’t. Continue reading

Stop Wasting Your Time Trying To Fix IT Issues

Save money and timeWhat we can do easily today was literally the stuff of dreams just 10 or 20 years ago. But as much as good technology has made working remotely easier and enabled many businesses to keep going via working from home, we also must remember that trying to fix IT issues yourself may cause more issues and can be a massive time thief. Continue reading

Cyber-crime Is Now the World’s Biggest Crime

Do Macs Get Viruses?

The most reported crime in the world right now is cyber crime and online fraud. This blog article explains the risks to businesses and provides a way in which you can help protect your business. Continue reading

Remember to Test Your Backups!

Backup testing

Most people are aware of the need for backing up up all their data. Without a backup, they risk losing important data  if they experience a hard drive failure or cyber attack. Yet having a backup in place isn’t enough as you also need to test that backup to make sure you can: Continue reading

Backing Up Your Apple Computer

Apple Mac Time Machine Backup

There are moments in life when we would like to go back in time and one of those instances is when an important document is accidentally deleted from our computer.  Fortunately for Apple users, they have Time Machine’s built-in backup feature for added protection. Continue reading

The Pros and Cons of All-In-One (AIO) Computers

All In One (AIO) Computer

Today, business is all about streamlining and finding efficiencies and that extends to embracing all-in-one computers for some businesses and requirements. Users get a desktop computer that integrates the computer and monitor into one unit. But as with most things there are positives and negatives to consider. Continue reading

Can My Webcam Be Used To Spy On Me?

In the midst of the current global lockdown, many of us have been relying on webcams to stay connected to work and friends, but bad people can also be using that webcam to spy on you!

Yes, someone watching through a small laptop or personal computer camera may sound farfetched, but it is true that webcams can be used for spying. Continue reading

3 Cyber Attacks That Are Putting Your Business at Risk

Cyberattacks and data breaches are happening 24/7 all around the world and no one is immune. Your business needs to protect its networks and systems and secure its sensitive and confidential information. But how much do you know about the types of cybercriminal out there. This article discusses the biggest threats and what the bad hackers are after. Continue reading

8 Cyber Security Tips To Help Secure Your Business

Do Macs Get Viruses?

Cyber security and Internet attacks has been all over the Australian media recently after the recent press conference from The Prime Minister – Scott Morrison. During the press conference, he mentioned that Australian Businesses, government agencies and other entities are under an active cyber attack campaign by a “state-based actor”. Scott didn’t elaborate too much on who they are but urged businesses to check and if needed increase their cyber security. Continue reading