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Ransomware Attacks – How to keep your business secure

What are Ransomware Attacks Ransomware attacks are much like a virus that gets in to your system and encrypts your data, making all your files inaccessible and unusable then holding you to a ransom to get your files back. Backup your data One of the key things in protecting yourself against ransomware attacks is to make sure all of your data is backed up …Read More

The Security Risk of Attachments


We are regularly contacted by clients who are worried about potentially suspicious looking emails and attachments. Any attachments that are .zip and .exe files are potentially very dangerous and viruses are often spread this way. Viruses are effectively small software programs which are typically buried within a file and downloaded without you being aware. Once the attachment is opened, the virus is activated and …Read More

5 Signs That Your Computer may be Infected with a Virus

Here are some of the most common signs to look for if you think you have been infected: Computer running slow – If your computer is running slower than usual then it is quite possible you are infected with a virus. Malware and viruses running in the background drain your computers resources making it run slower than usual. Antivirus disappeared or disabled – Many …Read More

Protect Yourself from Fake Anti-Virus Software

Malicious Anti-Virus scams also known as rogue AV involve users being tricked in to downloading or paying for antivirus software that is actually completely fake malicious software. This issue is growing; according to the latest research by GetSafeOnline.org (the UK’s national internet security initiative) a rising number of organised criminal gangs are tricking security-conscious internet-users into purchasing fake anti-virus software to access their bank …Read More