Tag: security

online banking

Online Banking

I was listening to the news this morning regarding high street banks closing branches, and the topic of conversation came up about online banking and it’s usefulness.  Article on bank closures I was with RBS until they shut down branches in Callendar and Drymen, and now use online banking more […]

Microcroft Tech Tips

Tech Tips March 16

“I’m calling from Microsoft” Unfortunately, the scammers are still calling pretending to be from Microsoft etc, and doing some really nasty things when you refuse to give them money – like deleting all your files and password protecting your computer so you can no longer get access. Please remember: Microsoft […]

Ransomware Spike

Link Spike in ransomware spam prompts warnings Security firms are warning about a sudden “huge” surge in junk mail messages containing ransomware. The surge is being blamed on the group behind a novel strain of ransomware called Locky. One security firm reported that a version of Locky produced two weeks […]

cryptolocker

Cryptolocker: Forewarned is Forearmed!

Tech Tip#1 – Jan 2016 A gentle word of advice on this potential nightmare called cryptolocker, hopefully before it happens to you. I recently had the misfortune of trying to untangle this virus on a business PC which encrypted all the users files. There were only 2 options available by […]