Virus & Spyware Protection

29
Oct

Unavailable Notification

-= Unavailable Notification =- Hello, Please note that due to sudden unexpected and serious health issues, I will be unavailable until further notice. Any email you may have sent has not been deleted and I will contact you as soon as possible. If your matter is very urgent, please feel free to make an assist arrangement with another IT provider

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14
Jul

AV Comparatives – Real-World Protection Test February – June 2017 now released!

AV Comparatives is the “Go-To Site” for viewing real world protection comparisons of most major Anti Virus applications. Download your own free PDF copy of the report by clicking here.    

30
Jun

Free Vaccine for New NotPetya Ransomware Virus Available – Apply it Now

If you have not done so already, download and run the following simple batch file to Vaccinate your computer from the NotPetya Ransomware Virus Outbreak Click this Link > NoPetyaVac.zip < to Download the File Now When you have downloaded the above file, follow these simple steps. Extract the “nopetyavac.bat” file from the NoPetyaVac.zip file you just downloaded Right click the extracted “nopetyavac.bat” file

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2
Sep

Several ways to protect your Business from Malware Attacks

Ransomware continues to be a growing problem for both personal and business users alike and Antivirus companies are still struggling to find a reliable way to protect you from this dangerous threat. Sure, just about every Anti-Virus program available will identify a Ransomware infection once it happens, but by then, the damage has been done so it’s too late. Currently, Antivirus

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4
Aug

Ways to speed up a slow Windows computer..

Several Do it Yourself Ways of Speeding up a Slow Windows Computer   Computers tend to slow down over time. Whether your computer has gradually become slower or it suddenly grinds to a halt, then there could be quite a few reasons for that sort of bad luck. One of the first things you should do is restart your computer

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25
May

How to Protect your Backups from Ransomware Infections..

How to Protect your Backups from Ransomware Infections.. This is quite a sad story from a person who was doing the right thing – backing up his system and files daily and yet when he got hit with Ransomware by opening an attachment in an email, all his files AND backups got encrypted and made useless. He lost everything. Here’s

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14
Mar

Andrew’s Ultimate Security-Tools List..

Windows ultimate security-tools list One of our most popular questions I get is what are my favourite utilities list, which includes some security tools. However the collection of security-specific apps and services is huge. So I’ve decided to create my own ultimate security-tools list for your reference. The list is comprehensive, but, of course, it’s far from complete. Everyone has

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16
Jan

Australian Client SCAMMED for $7,000.00 – True life story!

I’ve written before about what to watch for with regards to scams and phishing attempts in email and also about cold call Telephone scams. The latter is what caught “Peter” (not his/her real name) out and ultimately cost him $7,000 – virtually unrecoverable due to the circumstances. Read on for a timeline of exactly how it happened. This story has

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7
Jan

DELL Customer base hacked!

Be suspicious about *any* cold calls you may get from DELL Computers.. I’ve written a few times about getting cold calls from scammers pretending to be from Microsoft, Symantec and other well-known companies. Now it’s Dell’s turn as it seems their entire customer base has been hacked and if you’re a DELL customer, chances are that scammers now know your

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30
Nov

How to Deal with Internet Browser Problems

Dealing with Internet Browser Issues “I often get emails from clients saying their browsers stop responding and asking how they should go about fixing the problem” The trouble in providing an answer though, is that it’s never as simple as “just do steps 1, 2 and 3” and the problem should go away. Why? Because there are literally dozens of

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