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March 24, 2019

Types of Malware and how it impacts your computer

The term Malware is thrown around too often but what does Malware mean?

The term Malware is often used when discussing security and tools to prevent infection from attackers or malicious content. There can be various types of Malware that can cause utter devastation to your computer systems. For example Malware such as Adware, Ransomware, Spyware.

What are the signs that I might be affected?

Often there is a clear indication that you are affected but sometimes it is not so obvious, some signs that your are affected are:

Crashing Emails sent from your account without your knowledge Freezing Issues connecting to networks Pop-up ads Programs running or shutting down [...]
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October 7, 2018

Microsoft Will Never Call Because You Have A Virus

We want all our clients and anyone reading this to remember that Microsoft our any other tech company will not call to inform you that you have a virus. The only exception would be like ourselves if you have a company looking after your services.

Computer is running slow and they said they could help

It is all too easy to be offered the chance to resolve any slowless, it has been driving you crazy for weeks or months and now suddenly the nice person on the other end of the phone finally has the solution! NO NO NO.

Apologies fot the outburst but we are contacted all the time by people who are sadly duped out of large amounts of money but actually end up with Malware or [...]

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July 7, 2018

Reasons You Should Have Security Installed

A frequent question asked is do we really still need an Anti-Virus? So let us delve into our view and we give our?Reasons You Should Have Security Installed

I am sure you have seen the headlines, many news articles covering the news on recent hacks and ransomware causing major issues for companies, but why was it possible to be infected? Let us delve into it a little better and show you the reasons you should have security installed regardless if you use a Mac or a PC.

Windows has built-in virus protection, right?

Yes, it does, however generally a free product that is bundled with the Operating System will never be as strong as a dedicated product. Windows Defender has [...]

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