What is cryptojacking and how can you protect yourself?

Cryptojacking is a new, increasingly popular way for cybercriminals to make money using your computer’s hardware. A website open in your browser can take over 100 per cent of your device’s CPU by mining cryptocurrency. And now, cryptojacking malware is beginning to become more widespread.

In this article, we’ll answer the question ‘What is cryptojacking’ […]

Microsoft Office 365 multi-factor Authentication: How to protect your business data

Most modern-day organisations are moving their business to the cloud, and that means making the switch to Microsoft Office 365. It’s never been more critical to protect user accounts and sensitive company data.

One of the best ways to safeguard any information stored in the cloud is by enabling Office 365 multi-factor authentication. In this […]

What to do if someone hacks your Microsoft Office 365 account

Office 365 is an excellent tool to use in your organisation – or at home. Not only will this versatile software suite save you time and boost productivity, but it also makes collaboration and file sharing easier than ever. You can read more about the benefits of Microsoft Office 365 here.

The thing is, as […]

How to set up parental controls

Do you ever worry about your children accessing inappropriate content online? While you can’t always be there looking over their shoulder, you can set up parental controls that block certain websites, text, and images.

In this article, we’ll share a few ways you can make the internet a safer, more positive place for your kids. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ransomeware Email Scam that Copies AGL Energy Bills

About 10,000 Australians have been targeted by a destructive email scam that infects and locks computers. The responsible ‘ransomeware’ was transferred to infected computers via an email that appeared to be an AGL energy bill.
How Computers Became Infected
The computers became infected when computer users opened an email claiming to be a bill from the […]

3 Ways To Securely Erase Your Hard Drive Before You Dispose Of Them

Do you have a pile of laptops or desktop computers gathering dust in your home that you want to throw out, but are worried about somebody accessing your confidential information?

Many of our clients have been asking us if there is an easy way to securely erase their old information, so they can […]

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, […]