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CRYPTO / RANSOMWARE is doing the rounds….
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 03:24:42
If you see the below screen  DO NOT close any programs DO NOT shut down your computer! CALL an IT professional for Help, and as a general rule DO NOT leave Backup drives attached! if you are already completely enc rypted this course of action won’t “fix” anything… For this particular attack you need to […] [more]

Our Phones are Down
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 23:22:38
UPDATE: 18/07/2018 – For the second day in a row Telstra have disconnected the phones again and now they don’t know what they did with our main number – Please use 07 5408 0305 Telstra in their infinite wisdom have disconnected our lines, please use 07 5408 0305 to call us. [more]

printersupportaustralia.com = SCAM!!!!
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 05:57:59
Recently we did some investigation work and found a rather elaborate scam targeting printer issues. It all started when we had a customer call us to check the advise he had received from “Epson” when he had phoned their support number on the website epson.printersupportaustralia.com. After telling him that he was correct and that hanging […] [more]

WARNING – SCAM EMAIL “… shared a document ” !!!
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 05:53:21
WARNING IF YOU RECEIVE THIS EMAIL DO NOT FOLLOW THE PROMPTS!!! There is a email going around this week that tells you a contact has shared a document with you…. It then prompts you to Log in to view the document, the email isn’t legitimate… there are 2 ways to tell this isn’t a legitimate […] [more]

Census… What went wrong?
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 00:59:02
Australian Computer Society released an article entitled “IBM, ABS share blame for Census Disaster”. This article states points made by the PM such as “There are clearly very big issues for IBM,” and “Denial-of-service attacks are absolutely commonplace. They are highly predictable, they were inevitably going to happen to the Census website,” this, on top of the 2010 Queensland […] [more]

Considering on Upgrading to Windows 10?
Sun, 17 Jul 2016 23:31:53
Have a Professional Technician Install the Upgrade Risk Free. Book your machine in with the Active Product key (Windows 7, 8 or 8.1) before the 28th of July and receive a *30% discount on your Windows 10 Upgrade!   * Click the image above to print the PDF to bring into the store to receive the […] [more]

The End of Internet Explorer browser—mostly.
Thu, 07 Jan 2016 02:00:00
Upgrade, or face the consequences. Users who boot up an old version of the browser on Tuesday will be greeted with a message urging them to upgrade either to Internet Explorer 11, or to the company’s new Edge web browser. A final update, to be issued that day, will consist of final fixes for the elder browsers […] [more]

Where are your backups?
Tue, 08 Dec 2015 06:08:49
If you have a backup that’s great! But where is it? Backups are a necessity, but have you thought about what would happen to your backups while you’re not at home? Take for example when you go away over the Christmas holidays. Most people back up to prevent against data loss during a hard drive […] [more]

Phone V Computer Keypad…WHY?
Fri, 16 Oct 2015 02:50:25
Ever wondered why Computer Keypads are the complete opposite to Phone Keypads? There are a few theories but here are my top 2. The first one is: It just makes sense for the 1 to be at the top left like on a phone as this is the way we read, left to right, top […] [more]

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