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Scam Emails

Scam Alert Tech Tips - Forerunner Computer Systems Adelaide can help you make your IT systems more secure

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 […]

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 […]

Lookout for this Recent Email Scam

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Over the last couple of months, email scams from cybercriminals have been hitting us, our clients and a lot of others who have shared copies one particular scam email across online forums to seek advice. When we first saw the email, it was a little concerning due to the sensitive information quoted in the email. […]

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 […]

Monitoring Employee Social Media

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Is today’s society becoming too protective and restricted? Lately, it seems as though people’s opinions are squashed, and some are prevented from speaking up at all especially with censorship, monitoring and even data collection. With the forever evolving technology advances, and increased accessibility and audience, it’s hard knowing where to draw the line. Social Media […]

Why is Email Marketing so Important?

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There are several reasons as to why regular email marketing should be a big part of your company and business. According to an article released by Lifewire, The Radicati Group Inc, a technology market research firm identified in January 2017, that there will be more than 3.7 billion email users worldwide by the end of […]

What are phishing emails?

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Lately we have seen an increase in phishing email scams, with a lot of people unable to tell the difference between a legitimate email and a phishing scam, as cybercriminals are getting quite clever. For those of you who don’t know what a phishing email is, phishing is the attempt to which cybercriminals send fraudulent […]

How to Spot a Fake (Spam) Email

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SPAM! We all receive spam, junk or fake emails on a daily basis. Some people receive 1 or 2 of these emails on a weekly basis, while others receive hundreds every day. There are many words for it, but annoying and frustrating is certainly two of them. When I receive a spam email, I get delete happy 🙂 Those annoying spammers […]