CRYPTO / RANSOMWARE is doing the rounds….

CRYPTO / RANSOMWARE is doing the rounds….

Oct 19, 2018

If you see the below screen  DO NOT close any programs DO NOT shut down your computer! CALL an IT professional for Help, and as a general rule DO NOT leave Backup drives attached! if you are already completely enc rypted this course of action won’t “fix” anything… For this particular attack you need to have a what if plan ready, would you be willing to...

Our Phones are Down

Our Phones are Down

Jul 17, 2018

UPDATE: 18/07/2018 – For the second day in a row Telstra have disconnected the phones again and now they don’t know what they did with our main number – Please use 07 5408 0305 Telstra in their infinite wisdom have disconnected our lines, please use 07 5408 0305 to call...

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,...

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