It’s amazing how people have become so reliant on technology. As the number of users grow so does the number of opportunities for cyber criminals to hack into systems. So how do you know if you have been a victim of ransomware. There are a few tell-tale signs you can look out for. Ransom demands Sometimes it’s just plain obvious.
Those that have experienced this will understand, that sick feeling in the pit of your stomach when you realise that all the data on your computer has gone. For a business, this could be disastrous. How many orders were due to go out today? What is your client information? How can you operate your business? Has your home computer gone
If you knew everything there was to know about a computer us IT technicians would be out of a job. It’s also good to mention that we spend a lot of time and money on educating ourselves on everything technical. So, whilst we don’t expect you to know everything, there are some simple things that can make your life a
If you are infected or ever have been infected with a computer virus you’ll know how frustrating it can be. Whilst it is hard to keep computer viruses at bay there are steps you can take not to become an easy target. So, how can you avoid a computer virus? It seems like an obvious one but install anti-virus software.
‘My computer is not working!!’ I hear these words so often on a daily basis and usually from people that can’t afford too much downtime. As technology has evolved it has made our job as techs a bit easier, and we can service you quicker, more efficiently and cheaper in some cases. How is this you might be asking?
Like many things in life, if you look after your computer it will look after you. Below are a few simple things you can do to prolong the life and health of your computer. Good housekeeping Clean out all your junk that is left behind by your browsers. If you fail to do a quick clean up from time to
Going to the office to work is no longer a necessity, well that is unless your boss says it is. With technology, these days you have the ability to work on the road with ease. What technology is available to make working on the go easy? Smartphones Firstly, with the evolution of smartphones has made working on the road a
There are a few Windows Applications we suggest you get to make your life a lot easier. You might already have them, or you might be aware of them, but get them on your computer today, you won’t regret it. Firstly, download Google Chrome. It is a fast web browser that loads and displays information quickly. It has a very
In business losing your data can be very detrimental, so many businesses take some precautions to ensure this is not an issue for them. Network firewalls and server-side spam filtering are great ways to protect your computers from malware and viruses. However, even the most sophisticated lines of protection can be infiltrated by ransomware and if this is the case
When you step into your car you adjust the seat, mirrors and even the steering wheel before you drive, so why when you step into your office are most people happy to just take a seat and get to work. We have compiled a few tips for making your workspace more ergonomic. Sitting incorrectly at your desk for hours on