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  • Password Manager

    This Is Why You Need A Password Manager

    In a world where your digital identity is almost as important as your physical one, the humble password manager is your first (and sometimes last) line of defence. Defence against what? Well just in the last year, we’ve seen some of the biggest digital hacks in history, from the wannacry attack, which caused millions of companies…

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    How to Unblock Your IP Address in WordPress

    If you’re a WordPress user, chances are you’ll need to unblock your IP address at some point or another. This can be quite frustrating for users, especially those not familiar with the nuts and bolts of how the web works. Today, we’re going to explain why you were blocked and exactly what steps to take…

  • Website Security

    Website Security – What, why and how

    All websites must be hosted on a server. Like any device connected to the Internet – you need website security. Different platforms will require a different hosting services. The hosting and security requirements needed for a WordPress site; are different to a Joolma site; are different to a Dot Net Nuke site. What is Website Hosting? Website Hosting is…

  • Cryptolocker help

    Cryptolocker Help

    Cryptolocker Help – A form of Ransomware known as Cryptolockerhas been infecting Australian businesses and individuals recently. A lot of clients and colleagues have been asking for cryptolocker help – mainly; how to prevent and how to fix and infection. Posing as an email from AGL  with details of your current electricity bill – this…

  • Recycle your old PC – Permanently delete data

    So you want to recycle your old PC and donate it to a good cause. What a great idea! Just make sure you take the effort to permanently delete your data first.   Permanently delete your data – Background Every file on your computer is simply represented on your hard drive as 1’s and 0’s. When…

  • Westpac Phishing Scam

    Westpac Phishing Scam – What is Phishing and How to Spot It?

    Today a colleague gleefully forwarded me a Westpac Phishing Scam via email, advising them that their bank account had been compromised. Funny though, this person has never banked with Westpac. This was a blatant, though near convincing Westpac Phishing scam. Phishing is simply an attempt made by an attacker to try and get you to divulge…