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How to Search Google Safely

How to Search Google Safely We all love our Google, quickly finding everything we need on the Internet. It’s replaced dictionaries, encyclopedias, instruction manuals, newspapers and in many cases, even doctors. However, sometimes your search results aren’t the real thing and can be downright malicious. Here’s how to search Google safely: Pay attention to the […]

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Could Your Backups Survive A Ransomware Attack?

Could Your Backups Survive A Ransomware Attack? More and more residential clients, small businesses and organisations are getting stung by ransomware demands. Hospitals, schools, social networks…some days it seems like an epidemic that leaps around arbitrarily, and hackers are raking in millions. Tallied across the world…billions. Ransomware attacks are devious in their simplicity. A user […]

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Update to our Monitored Antivirus Service.

Monitored Antivirus Service We are extremely happy to say that we have upgraded our Monitored Anti Virus Service to Bit Defender Endpoint.  This combines the best antivirus engine around, together with a combination of additional security features.  Some of these come as standard. This includes web filtering, which means that we can keep the bad […]

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A new form of Ransomware is out. This time called Ranscam.

A new form of ransomware, called Ranscam, reminds us why it doesn't pay to pay.   There is a new form of ransomware.  Which is apparently wrote by amateurs.  This time, they take your hard earned money, but also deletes your personal files anyway! Security research firm Talos recently published a blog post about a […]

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Computer phone scams

Computer Phone Scams   Microsoft will never call you to let you know your computer is having problems. These scammers are saying “We are from the Windows team” or “We are Windows calling” or something like that, to scare you into letting them into your computer. We have also heard stories of your <insert broadband […]

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