What is Ransomware and How Can It Impact Your Business?

Malware is the most common cybercrime threatening businesses in Australia, with more than $1 billion lost every single year. Ransomware, a virulent form of malware, is becoming more prevalent, with a 114 percent increase in reported cases between 2015 and 2016.

What is ransomware? And, how can it impact businesses?

Let’s explore these issues in greater […]

How to Spot Phishing Emails: 5 Tell-Tale Signs

Every year, phishing emails become a greater problem. Between January and September 2017, phishing emails have cost Australians over $85,000. That’s almost $20,000 more than the entirety of 2016.

Learning how to spot phishing emails is essential. One click can truly be the difference between keeping your personal data safe, and serious financial loss.

In this […]

Best Anti-Virus Software for Mac

If you’re a Mac-user, chances are you don’t have anti-virus software installed. For a long time, it was widely believed that Macs were immune to viruses and other nasty malware. The truth is, they’re not. And with more and more people making the switch to Mac, viruses are becoming more common.

In this article, we’ll […]

8 Common Warning Signs of Malware on Your Computer

Not only can malware do serious damage to your machine, it can also put your private information at risk. That’s why it’s incredibly important to remove malware as early as possible, and stop it in its tracks.

There are several types of malware that have many different symptoms. The following eight warning signs of malware […]

Types of Malware: Viruses, Trojans, Worms, and More

Malware, viruses, Trojans, worms, spyware – you’ve probably heard some or all of these terms before.

In this article we’ll go through the most common types of malware, how they affect your computer, and what you can do to avoid or remove them. Hopefully you’ll learn a thing or two that could save your computer […]

Antivirus Software: Why You Need It

If you don’t have a good antivirus software program on your computer, you will eventually experience frustrating, time-consuming, and expensive issues. That is a guarantee. Unfortunately, some computer owners overlook the importance antivirus software, and end up with computer problems that could have been avoided.

Hopefully this article will give you a better understanding of […]

Protect Yourself Online with these 7 Steps

Without proper online protection, the internet can be a dangerous place, as your computer, valuable files, and personal information are vulnerable to security threats.

So, protect yourself online with these seven steps.
1. Use Antivirus Software
Antivirus software is a must, even for the most computer savvy users. The internet is infested with viruses, malware and spyware, […]

Watch Out for Scammers Posing as Telstra Customer Service

Have you had a call from Telstra recently? Fingers crossed it was the real deal, because Telstra has warned customers that there is a serious computer scam going around. So serious, in fact, that one of my clients got done for $5,000!
How this Telstra Scam Works
You get a cold call from someone claiming to […]