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What is an SSL Certificate?

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What is an SSL Certificate? In today’s digital world, online security is paramount. As more and more of our personal and financial information is exchanged online, the need for robust security measures is greater than ever. You have probably heard about SSL certificates and noticed the small padlock that appears in your internet browser when […]

“I Am Not a Robot, Are You? – reCAPTCHA

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Today, online security has become a top priority for individuals and businesses alike. As technology advances, so do the methods employed by malicious individuals and groups. To combat automated bots and protect user data, many websites implement a security measure called reCAPTCHA. But what is it, how does it work, and why is it considered […]

Scam Emails

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It is easy to be fooled by cybercrime scam emails, so it is important to stay vigilant online. Online scam emails, also known as phishing emails, are unfortunately a common occurrence. Scammers use various techniques to trick people into revealing sensitive information or tricking them into sending them money. Scammers are becoming increasingly savvy and […]

Backup & Protect Your Data

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Backing up your devices is one of the most important steps you can take to protect your personal and business data. With the increasing amount of sensitive information, we store on our devices, it’s essential to have a backup copy in case of device failure, theft, or other unforeseen circumstances. In this blog article, we’ll […]

Google Chrome Update Required

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Google Chrome is one of the most popular browsers on the market today, with millions of users worldwide. However, it has recently come to light that the platform has some high-risk bugs that could leave users vulnerable to cyber attacks. It is therefore essential that users update their version of Chrome to protect themselves from […]

Cyber-Attacks are Bad News and Bad for Business

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Keeping your digital systems safe and secure is essential in the digital age. With cyber-attacks on the rise, it is more important than ever to understand how to protect your data and devices.  Recently, we have seen several incidents reported in the Australian media, which have involved data breaches for big companies, with Optus and […]

WordPress Plugin Updates

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Red circles and lots of messages – if you’ve been into the back-end of a WordPress website, you’ve undoubtedly seen it. There are updates waiting for themes, plugins and WordPress itself. But how important is it, to keep your WordPress site up-to-date? Answer: VERY IMPORTANT! WordPress itself is an incredibly stable and secure system, despite […]

Invoice Scams

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CYBER SECURITY ALERT Scams have become the norm. There are new scams circulating on a regular basis and something we need to learn to live with but be more aware of what to look for so we don’t get caught out and scammed. Hackers are intercepting emails with PDF attachments, such as business invoices. What […]

End of life for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7

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It has been confirmed by Microsoft that Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 will reach end of life on January 14th 2020. This means that beyond January 14th 2020 there will no longer be any updates for both Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2. What does this mean for you and your business? Once […]

What is two factor authentication and why is it important?

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Two factor or multi factor authentication adds an additional security layer to your usual method of logging into a system be it E-mail, Remote Desktop and any other type of account that requires you to login. This type of authentication is not a new method of authentication but is becoming a more popular method due […]