printersupportaustralia.com = SCAM!!!!

printersupportaustralia.com = SCAM!!!!

Dec 19, 2016

Recently we did some investigation work and found a rather elaborate scam targeting printer issues. It all started when we had a customer call us to check the advise he had received from “Epson” when he had phoned their support number on the website epson.printersupportaustralia.com. After telling him that he was correct and that hanging up on the...

WARNING – SCAM EMAIL “… shared a document ” !!!

WARNING IF YOU RECEIVE THIS EMAIL DO NOT FOLLOW THE PROMPTS!!! There is a email going around this week that tells you a contact has shared a document with you…. It then prompts you to Log in to view the document, the email isn’t legitimate… there are 2 ways to tell this isn’t a legitimate email: Look at the actual email address next to...

Census… What went wrong?

Census… What went wrong?

Aug 15, 2016

Australian Computer Society released an article entitled “IBM, ABS share blame for Census Disaster”. This article states points made by the PM such as “There are clearly very big issues for IBM,” and “Denial-of-service attacks are absolutely commonplace. They are highly predictable, they were inevitably going to happen to the Census...

The End of Internet Explorer browser—mostly.

The End of Internet Explorer browser—mostly.

Jan 7, 2016

Upgrade, or face the consequences. Users who boot up an old version of the browser on Tuesday will be greeted with a message urging them to upgrade either to Internet Explorer 11, or to the company’s new Edge web browser. A final update, to be issued that day, will consist of final fixes for the elder browsers as well as the aforementioned notification,...

Where are your backups?

Where are your backups?

Dec 8, 2015

If you have a backup that’s great! But where is it? Backups are a necessity, but have you thought about what would happen to your backups while you’re not at home? Take for example when you go away over the Christmas holidays. Most people back up to prevent against data loss during a hard drive failure, but what if your house was broken into or there was a...

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