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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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22
Apr

[Tips & Tricks] Email Signatures and Great Skype Feature

Create Professional Looking Email Signatures with ease.. Anyone who’s tried to create a professional looking email signature that includes graphics will know what a pain in the proverbial it can be! Your graphics often won’t line up where you want them to, or your emails won’t print correctly, or your Signature won’t display properly on your recipients email client, or .. (you get the idea) You

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2
May

Benefits of Skype for Business and Personal Users

Benefits of Skype for Business and Home Users alike.. Skype is a P2P (Peer to Peer) instant messaging and VOIP (Voice over IP) service – as well as a whole lot more. Whilst most people are aware of Skype, many tend to shy away from it thinking it’s not secure, hard to use and is fraught with dangers. Whilst that

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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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5
Feb

Get rid of Microsoft’s Windows 10 Upgrade NAG for good!

Are you sick and tired of being nagged by Microsoft constantly trying to shove the Windows 10 upgrade down your throat, whether you want it or not? Though the solution has been possible by editing the Windows Registry for quite some time, people have naturally been reluctant to do so as it’s easy to cause damage by messing with those

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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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2
Jan

Do Cloud Backups offer you complete protection? Maybe..

Do Cloud Backups offer you complete protection? Maybe.. With the advent and increased popularity of cloud backup services these days, many folks are falling into a false sense of security when it comes to backing up their home computers or office workstations. Depending on the type of backup (if any) you perform on your computer to the cloud, you may

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