Month: March 2015

scam emails

Cryptolocker Virus Targets Local Businesses through Scam Emails

Several local businesses have already reported being hit by the Cryptolocker Virus over the last few days.  Fake payroll tax emails carrying the malicious virus have shown up in unsuspecting employees’ inboxes which when opened encrypts computer files and forces victims to pay up before they can be “released.”  As much as $700 has been …

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IT Support

Business IT Support – Improving Office Productivity by Lessening Downtime Occurrences

Businesses from small and medium to large corporations all have some type of system or technological infrastructure that is tasked to handle some if not most of the daily basic operations such as IT support.  As is with every kind of system, there will inevitably be down times or breakdowns.  These will then result in …

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IT Managed Services

IT Managed Services – Keeping Your Company at Pace with Technology

Information Technology has exponentially evolved over the past few years what with all the up-to-the-minute technological advancements and their resulting convergence with almost all types of businesses. What this means is businesses must keep up with the progression of information technology without putting a marked dent on the company’s resources. However, it has become counter-productive …

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Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN) – Get the low down

In case you didn’t know, as of November 2014 Australians can report a vast array of online criminal activities through a new one-stop website set up by the Australian government, known as the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN). Justice Minister Michael Keenan said that the site will be a secure way for Australians to …

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IT Help

A Little IT Help Goes a Long Way: 5 Tips to Stay Anonymous Online

Online privacy has somewhat become an oxymoron these days, especially in light of all the hacks, security breaches and allegations of riskware being silently installed onto unsuspecting users’ computers.  Now more than ever, with a little bit of IT help, we as inhabitants of the World Wide Web, need to be more vigilant when it …

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IT Maintenance

IT Maintenance Feature: Latest Windows Patch Protects Computers from FREAK Attacks

Microsoft recently released a patch that would address vulnerability issues on all computers running on their Windows operating system.  The announcement and release was made on the company’s TechNet blog after confirming the vulnerability to FREAK attacks that allow hackers the ability of decrypt secure traffic between a web surfer’s browser and the site they …

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hybrid cloud

Hybrid Cloud soon to be a household term – information and data wherever you are

As a CMS IT client we are positive you are familiar with the term Cloud Computing and have possibly heard of the Hybrid Cloud. Hybrid cloud technologies are enabling users to save and then access information, be it files, databases, spreadsheets or documents from either a cloud based hosted system or their own internal servers, …

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Consumerising the Tablet – from presentations to fridges…

In today’s fast paced workforce there is a heightened focus on business agility and delivering tailored solutions to customers immediately. Whilst we all strive to have an efficient and productive workplace we are seeing a rise in business communications and presentations taking place over a tablet. Sales Presentations, Internal Meetings and Customer interactions are more …

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Computer Services

A Computer Services Spotlight on uTorrent, Bitcoin Mining Riskware and Epic Scale

If you’re one of the hundreds of thousands of BitTorrent’s uTorrent users, you need to read this.  Just recently, uTorrent has come under fire from its computer services users after word got out that the software’s latest update came bundled with Bitcoin mining software called Epic Scale.  To make matters worse, it’s alleged that the …

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IT Managed Services

How Managed IT Services Can Solve Your Company’s Phishing Problems

You’ve seen the news; you’ve heard the horror stories, now it’s time to get with the program and put a stop on phishing before phishing puts a stop to your business. These days, high-profile security breaches are at an all-time high and instead of just being on the defensive, companies need to be more proactive …

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IT Support

IT Support Services – Taking Your Tech Experience up a Notch

IT support is defined as a service for facilitating support to end users of electronic and technology-based products or issues both related to hardware or software components of said products. It is usually provided through phone calls, email, and chat or on some cases, remote access to your computer through an internet connection. While IT …

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IT Help Features Infographic on Browsing Tracking Activity and How to Keep Them in Check

Hopefully by now, we’ve all learned how to reinforce our approaches to ensuring that our online privacy remains secure and protected from prying eyes.  IT help and support professionals say this includes our logins, passwords and any other identifying information.  By now we know that this sensitive information should not be recklessly entered into any …

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3D Printing

Australian Scientists Achieves 3D Printing World First

Engineers from the universities of Monash and Deakin along with scientists from The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) are credited to have constructed 2 3D-printed gas turbine jet engine which resulted in what is being touted as a world-first breakthrough in advanced manufacturing opportunities. Xinhua Wu of the Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing …

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