What Can We Learn From The Worldwide Cyber Attack

Saturday morning in Australia we learned of a worldwide cyber attack that caused amongst other things , hospitals in the UK to be disrupted when they were unable to access their computer systems as they were ” locked out ” due to ransomware running on their systems. Are you at risk? If you ignored the March 2017 […]

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5 Tips To Start The Year

Turn on two-step verification: This means giving Microsoft , Google your mobile phone number .This will make it harder for “hackers” to access your account even if they guess your password because if they try to sign in on a device Microsoft or Google doesn’t recognize, they’ll be asked for an extra security code (which […]

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If You Own A Samsung Computer You May Want To Read This – Updated

It has been reported that some Samsung computers are disabling Windows Update which as anyone who has listened to me is a recipe for disaster. Samsung have said they will fix it but it would pay you to read the article from the following link. Samsung Computers Quietly Disable Windows Update  Update Since I wrote this Samsung […]

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When Should I Check For Updates On My Windows Computer?

All Windows users should check their Windows Updates on the second wednesday of every month as this is referred to as ” Patch Tuesday ” in America by Microsoft. Remember not all updates are done automatically so you need to manually check. In Windows 8 just look in the control panel and there is a […]

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Computer Security – It Is What You Do That Counts

Remember – When it comes to computer security it is what you do that counts Email Security When reading emails you have to be very careful and be wary of these emails that contain some of the following: You have not inherited any money  Nobody is going to double your money Video links to the […]

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The Signs You May Have A Malware / Virus Infection

Some people will put up with their computer running poorly without ever realising they could have a malware / virus infection.  However malware is also designed not to be noticed but you maybe able to recognise the symptoms that might be caused by malware. So what are some of the things to look for to […]

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