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Ransomware – The Importance of Prevention

Ransomware – The Importance of Prevention

If you’ve been affected by ransomware, it can be tempting to pay the ransom to get your files back. This is what the attacker wants and therefore they want you to think that paying will get your files back. The problem, however, is that once an attacker has your files, they are under no compulsion […]

Ransomware Reminder

Ransomware Reminder

Are you familiar with ransomware?  It’s a type of malware that, as the name implies, makes money for the attacker by holding files to ransom. To achieve this, the ransomware encrypts files on a target’s computer and then offers the affected target’s user a chance to decrypt those files again in exchange for money.  Sometimes […]

Windows 11 24H2 Update Won’t Boot on Old Hardware

Windows 11 24H2 Update Won’t Boot on Old Hardware

An upcoming Windows 11 update will mean that Windows 11 will no longer boot on some old machines. Windows 11 has specific requirements for installation, but it is currently possible to bypass the requirements and install Windows 11 anyway.  If your computer doesn’t meet Microsoft’s official requirements, however, Microsoft will not provide support if anything […]

New Year Refresh

New Year Refresh

Unleash the Potential of Your Old Computer! Did Santa bring you a shiny new computer this Christmas? We can help you set it up and customise it to suit your needs perfectly.  Wondering what to do with your old one? Don’t let it gather dust! Your old computer can still serve a purpose and bring […]

WordPad End of Life

WordPad End of Life

After nearly 30 years of including it with Windows, Microsoft is now planning to remove WordPad from Windows. As of now, WordPad will stop receiving updates and a future update will remove it from Windows altogether. Microsoft haven’t stated how soon this will happen, but knowing it is on the horizon will enable users to […]

Facebook Jackpot Project – Beware of this Scam

Facebook Jackpot Project – Beware of this Scam

One of the most popular scams on Facebook is to send messages from a compromised account to that user’s friends, aiming to trick them into following dangerous links, revealing sensitive data, or sending money to the scammer. One example of this is the ‘Facebook Jackpot Project’, which claims to be a lottery in which users […]

Windows 11 Passkey Preview

Windows 11 Passkey Preview

As part of Microsoft’s ongoing mission to replace passwords, the latest Windows 11 Insider Build comes with added support for logging into websites and applications using your face, fingerprint, or Windows PIN. Windows 11 does this by creating and storing passkeys, which are used by the computer rather than directly typed in by the user. […]

.zip Domain Security Concerns

.zip Domain Security Concerns

Google’s latest extension of web addresses has been met with concerns about potential attacks. People who deal in cybersecurity products have had reactions that range from eye-rolling to banging heads on desks. So, what’s this all about and why is it a problem? Google has recently launched eight new Top-Level Domains, for Dads, Grads, and […]