Alerts

Hackers, Crackers and Virus Attackers

These-days technology users are constantly being bombarded and threatened with all manner of scams and malicious software.
To help your business or organisation stay safe we post relevant alerts as we become aware of them. If you are in doubt about your organisation's security measures then please contact us using the IT assessment button at the foot of this page. Cyber security is one the pillars of our service offerings.

Keep Your Remote Workers Safe

Keep Your Remote Workers Safe

As the coronavirus madness continues to spread globally, many organisations are instituting mandatory remote work policies. While many companies may find remote work new and ...
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Why You Should Use Windows Ransomware Protection

Why You Should Use Windows Ransomware Protection

Windows 10 already has ransomware protection built in to the Windows Defender application. Unfortunately in a standard Windows 10 Installation it is turned off by default. Given ...
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Office 365 Compromised Email

Office 365 Compromised Email

03/05/2019; Lately we have been attending to a lot of clients who have had their Office 365 email compromised. The type of compromise where one of your good customers gets sent an ...
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April 2019 Patch Tuesday

April 2019 Patch Tuesday

A slew of very important security updates were released today by Microsoft in their April 2019 Patch Tuesday update (Wednesday here in New Zealand). Two of the serious flaws that ...
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Stolen Logins - Is Someone Spying on You?

Stolen Logins - Is Someone Spying on You?

02 Feb 2019; Lately we have had a lot of calls regarding high levels of malicious emails. This is especially dangerous to businesses poorly trained in Basic Cyber-Security. Why ...
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Disgruntled Security Researcher discloses Zero-Day vulnerability.

Disgruntled Security Researcher discloses Zero-Day vulnerability.

28 Aug 2018; A security researcher known as “SandboxEscaper”, apparently frustrated at trying to communicate a Zero Day exploit to Microsoft’s “Report a Computer Security ...
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Microsoft Edge bug allows attackers to read emails and Facebook feed

Microsoft Edge bug allows attackers to read emails and Facebook feed

22/06/2018; An independent researcher accidentally discovered a bug in Microsoft Edge that allows a hacker to read his victim's emails and facebook feed. Firefox can also be ...
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Twitter password leak on world password day

Twitter password leak on world password day

03/05/2018 Twitter is urging all 336 million users to change their passwords after a bug exposed them in plain text. The company says they have since fixed the issue and there is ...
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Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerability

Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerability

07/02/2018; Whilst malicious activity with this vulnerability has yet to be seen, independent research this week by AV-TEST shows that there are now 139 malware samples that can ...
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