Valerie Green

LastPass Security Update

LastPass have released a new update about security incidents involving attacks on their password management solution. The official release can be read here. In summary, the incidents have involved compromising machines used by developers. No passwords have been known to be accessed from these incidents, however it is still considered a good idea to review […]

Internet Explorer Officially Disabled

Internet Explorer Officially Disabled

As of Tuesday 14th February, Microsoft has officially disabled the Internet Explorer browser. If you try to use it, the browser will immediately close, and Edge will open instead. For the past few years, Microsoft has been phasing out support for Internet Explorer, asking users to stop using it and instead switch to the newer […]

Delivery Scam Messages

Delivery Scam Messages

Are you waiting for items you’ve ordered online?  If you get text messages concerning your parcels, be wary of any that are saying you need to make additional payments in order to receive your item.  Why?  Because fake messages pretending to hold your parcel are a common scam. Many online retailers will text you to […]

OneDrive Sync Issues, Too Many Files?

OneDrive Sync Issues, Too Many Files? OneDrive Sync

Has OneDrive been taking too long to synchronise files or using too much memory?  The issue could be down to how many files it is syncing. It is recommended that the total number of files for OneDrive to sync doesn’t exceed 100,000, as doing so will make syncing files slow and memory intensive. While it […]

Strange Facebook Postings and Messages

Strange Facebook Postings and Messages

Have you or your friends started receiving Facebook messages that don’t sound like the person they’re from?  This could mean that person’s account has been hacked. One of the most common symptoms of a compromised Facebook account is a message or post making an offer that sounds too good to be true, such as the […]

Two-Factor Authentication

Two-Factor Authentication

Are you familiar with two-factor authentication (2FA)? If not, then it’s something useful to learn about for keeping your accounts protected, and you may have already been asked by some sites and apps to start using 2FA. Two-factor authentication adds an additional step when logging in, so that even if your password is stolen, it’s […]

22H2 Update Now Safe

22H2 Update Now Safe

Microsoft have just announced that they have fixed the problems with the 22H2 update that was causing Blue Screen of Death errors. The update is now safe to install. If you need further advice or help with this update or would like to know more about keeping your computers safe and secure, just get in […]