Category Archive: Security

Anti Virus Update – Protection from new Regin Backdoor Virus

Anti Virus Update – Make sure your computers are not infected with the new Regin Backdoor Virus.  

CryptoLocker – A Real Nasty Virus

Online attackers are using encryption to lock up our files and demand a ransom — and AV software probably won’t protect you. There are ways to defend yourself from CryptoLocker.

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Social Media and Identity Theft

When using Social Media sites, particularly Facebook you must be very careful not to fall foul of identity theft or be the victim of other crimes like burglary. Internet privacy advocates agree: Facebook is a hotbed for identity theft. Not only are many of the “secret questions” for financial accounts like birth date, city, and …

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Disaster Recovery and Backups

Backups are vital for the smooth survival of your business or organisation. Another thing that goes hand in hand is Disaster Recovery (DR). Simply put this means how quickly can my business be back up and running after a Server or PC crashes. It is all well and good having your data backuped up but to …

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Mobile Phone Scams

The Irish Times reported on Jan 28th 2013 that  the communications watchdog has moved swiftly to ensure that those behind a scam which targeted tens of thousands of Irish mobile phone users over the weekend do not get paid. Throughout Saturday night and Sunday morning thousands of people received missed calls from a number which …

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