Your Anti Virus Won’t Save You Now…

In the last week, two of our clients got hit with the latest variant of CryptoLocker. CryptoLocker (and it’s variants) is the notorious malware that encrypts all your data and holds the decryption key to ransom, sometimes for thousands of dollars. There is no way to decrypt the data. The malware will scan your personal […]

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Importance of spyware removal and protection on a business network

Spyware: Spyware is a program that installs itself into the hard drive of a user and obtains and transmits information about the user’s activities. Some of the commonly known spyware are Keyloggers Trojans Botnets Spam, Ads, Popups: While it isn’t necessary harmful, it does affect the performance of the system. Also known as adware, their […]

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Tips for Maintaining Greater Security on a Cloud Server

Offering greater flexibility, performance and scalability of data, cloud computing on the Gold Coast has emerged as a great strength for business purposes over the last few years. In today’s world people are more concerned about cloud computing security, despite a lot of inbuilt security features in all methods of cloud computing. Cloud computing security […]

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Internet Explorer Security Risk

Overnight, news has broke out about a security fault in Microsoft Internet Explorer – the web/internet browser that comes installed in Microsoft Windows. This “Zero Day” exploit is believed to exist in all versions of Internet Explorer. Microsoft is yet to release a patch for it.

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Data Security for Small Business

With the increasing number of cybercrimes including data theft and hacking, business owners need to be really careful not to get caught. It is important even for small business owners to dedicate time towards data security and continue to improve it, to prevent undesired problems related to their confidential data. Have a look at a […]

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Passwords, Passwords, Passwords

Quite frankly, these are the bane of most peoples existence. Your bank requires you to keep a PIN for your savings card and your credit card, you’ve got passwords for your computer, your emails, your Facebook account and every other internet based service you use. And if you’re like a lot of people, these passwords […]

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CryptoLocker: What is it and how do you protect yourself?

There is an increasing number of reports about businesses being the victim of the CryptoLocker malware, but what exactly is it, is your business at risk and HOW do you protect yourself? CryptoLocker is a type of malware (virus) which encrypts your files and then requires you to pay a ransom within a certain amount […]

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