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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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November 26, 2018

Should You Hire A Pizza Tech?

A Pizza Tech Is Someone Without The Right Skill To Carry Out The Work, So?Should You Hire A Pizza Tech?

Amateurs And Business Don’t Mix, we all have relatives that help out with tech or we see a really cheap opportunity on an ad. Even employees who know all about setting up printers or working their way around the applications but does that make them an expert worthy of touching your business applications? Someone knowing a little about technology but mistaking a hobby for expertise can be deadly to a business.

A Hobby Is Not A Skill

It is true that hobbies can develop into a skill but if they never took the opportunity to convert that into an expertise then they should [...]

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November 25, 2018

Should You Pay When Attacked By Ransomware?

No one likes to admit when they are attacked, the emotions you would be going through. I ask though could you survive with a loss of the data or?should you pay when attacked by Ransomware?

Being a victim of Ransomware wouldn’t be something any of us want to face. Your files getting encrypted and suddenly becoming faced with a dilemma of should we pay or not? Studies have shown 70% of business are paying to get their data back but not all cyber criminals return the encryption keys. Before you make a decision, consider these key facts.

Can You Trust Them?

You are dealing with cyber criminals after all. They used an infection to encrypt your data and now you are relying on [...]

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November 23, 2018

Top 6 Tech Travel Tips

Travelling soon for the holidays? This also means your tech needs to be prepared and ready to go, here is our?Top 6 Tech Travel Tips.

If you are going away for the holidays or to visit family you may be like me and need to have your Smartphone, laptop and other devices such as an e-book reader or a tablet computer. They can add a ton of value to any vacation and if you are a keen fitness fanatic even a Smartwatch such as the Apple Watch 4 can come in handy.

Here are a few we had in mind:

Updates & Third-party Updates

Set aside some time before you go to run any Windows Updates, the chances are when you are on your travels you will have no control over your internet [...]

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