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Coronavirus scams – costing victims over £800k in one month

By | Arundel, Ashling, Barnham, Bognor Regis, Chichester, Cyber Security, Emsworth, Fishborne, Hampshire, Havant, Horsham, Littlehampton, Midhurst, Pagham, Security, Selsey, Shoreham, Surrey, Uncategorised, West Sussex, West Witterings, Worthing | No Comments

New Coronavirus scams are costing victims over £800k in one month. Make sure you are protecting your devises from the latest threats.   Since February 2020, the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has identified 21 reports of fraud where Coronavirus was mentioned, with victim losses totalling over £800k. Of the 21 reports, ten were made by victims that attempted to purchase protective face masks from fraudulent sellers. One victim reported losing over £15k when they purchased face masks that were never delivered. We have also received multiple reports about coronavirus-themed phishing…

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Windows 7 is no longer

Missed the Deadline for Windows 7?

By | Arundel, Ashling, Barnham, Bognor Regis, Chichester, Cyber Security, Emsworth, Fishborne, Hampshire, Havant, Horsham, Littlehampton, Midhurst, Pagham, Repairs and Upgrades, Security, Selsey, Shoreham, Surrey, Uncategorised, West Sussex, West Witterings | No Comments

What to do if you’re still running Windows 7 The deadline for the end of support/end of life for Windows 7 has now passed and the key factor to remember is that Windows 7 (and your computers running Windows 7) are now exposed to any new risks that come along as Windows 7 is now an unsupported operating system. For most businesses, the threat of no more support now means that continuing to run Windows 7 presents a real risk to the business from every new hacking and malware attack…

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Windows 7 is ending

The clock is ticking – Windows 7 is ending in January 2020

By | Chichester, Cyber Security, Hampshire, Repairs and Upgrades, Security, Technical, West Sussex | No Comments

⏱ Tick Tock… Tick Tock ⏱ THE CLOCK IS TICKING.. There is just over 1 month left before Windows 7 Support ends on the 14th January 2020 On this date Microsoft will no longer provide security, software updates or technical support for PCs running Windows 7. This means that without vital security and system updates, your computers will be at greater risk for viruses and malicious attacks. This could pose a huge security risk to the company. We are currently helping lots of our clients, new and existing work out plans to deal…

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Windows 7 is Ending on the 14th Jan 2020

By | Arundel, Ashling, Backup and Recovery, Barnham, Bognor Regis, Chichester, Cyber Security, Emsworth, Fishborne, Hampshire, Havant, Horsham, Littlehampton, Midhurst, Pagham, Repairs and Upgrades, Security, Selsey, Shoreham, Software, Surrey, Technical, West Sussex, West Witterings, Worthing | No Comments

Windows 7 Support Ending in 2 Months – Is your business ready? On the 14th January 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide security, software updates or technical support for PCs running Windows 7. What does this mean for your company? In practical terms, it means that without vital security and system updates, your computers will be at greater risk for viruses and malicious attacks. This could pose a huge security risk to the company. Even if only one Windows 7 machine remained on the network all the data could be…

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Cyber Security – You are the weakest link

By | Cyber Security, Non-Technical, Online, Security, Social Media, Software, Uncategorised | No Comments

Hacking is no longer the domain of super-technical nerds.  Also, criminals can now buy ready-made scams and lists of personal details.  They rely on the ignorance of the average computer user to open the door for them.  It looks like things are only going to get worse because there is an increasing use of wifi or mobile to control everyday objects, such as TVs, washing machines, and security systems.  So, what can you do?

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