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03/02/2017

IT Support Scam

road-sign-464653_640.jpgSo, for the last few months, Americans have been plagued by a new IT support scam. Sadly, scammers are now also targeting South Africans. A client of ours have recently been contacted in an attempt to catch them in this scam. [Read More…]

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11/20/2016

Are we exposing ourselves too much on the internet?

shield-105499_960_720.jpgI have blogged about security and social networking before, but I do think it is a very serious issue these days. I was recently sent a link to www.takethislollipop.com, and it scared the living daylights out of me! When you navigate to the site, it asks you for your Facebook login details. [Read More…]

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01/15/2016

Do we need Antivirus?

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During the holidays, I was chatting to someone who mentioned that they still use Windows XP and was considering the move to Windows 10. Obviously loving Windows 10, I encouraged him to make the change. Then he dropped a bomb. [Read More…]

Willie Strydom - 13:31:35 @ Privacy, IT Support, Antivirus | 1 comment

11/24/2015

How to identify fake or scam emails

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You open your email and it catches your eye. An email from a financial institution stating that if you do not click on the link, your account will be frozen or cancelled. What do you do. [Read More…]

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