Category Archives: Security

WPA2 Hack – What You Need To Do

The tech news has been rife with stories about the WPA2 hack this week, and rightly so as the more we are all aware of any potential security threats the better we are able to deal with them. But what is this particular security issue, and perhaps more importantly, what do you need to do…
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My Computer Has Failed

"In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes."~  Benjamin Franklin We would like to add a third certainty here - computer failure. Once upon a time, products were built to last a lifetime. Some of you may still have a working household object that family and friends joke with…
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“Microsoft” Scam Evolves

There are very few of us now who aren’t aware of the scam cold callers purporting to be Microsoft engineers telling you that you have a problem with your computer. In fact, because we’ve all wised up to this scam, they’ve had to move onto pastures new. The Evolution of Bogus Tech Support. The latest…
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Ransomware – What You Need To Know

Ransomware attacks aren’t going away anytime soon. It is reported that having increased three-fold in 2015 to 1000 attacks a day we’re now up to 4000 attacks a day, and the numbers keep rising. What Is Ransomware? This is a form of malicious software that you inadvertently allow access to your computer. Once it’s gained…
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