Security

As IT Consultants we often gets asked about security and the threats associated with things like remote access.  There are many ways to setup remote access to your home or work computers with almost all of them supplying a single layer of security and authentication....

A cryptolocker variant, the locky virus, has found a new way to infect your computer through the process of Word document Macros. The infected Work document will request that you enable macros in Word and then will install the true malware. If Macros are already enabled, the simply opening...

CryptoLocker is arguably the most devastating ransomware virus currently roaming the internet. Its goal is simple; get on your machine, spread to every other computer and server on your network and then systematically encrypt every file it can access.  Once encrypted, these files require a...

One of our clients recently got a call from Microsoft Support saying that their servers had detected a virus on my client’s PC and that they needed to verify this by having my client follow a few simple steps.  The Microsoft Support Engineer then walked...