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The end is nigh... The Windows 7 EOL countdown has begun

The end is nigh... The Windows 7 EOL countdown has begun

27th March 2019

The clock is ticking, there are now less than 300 days to go until Microsoft official ends support for Windows 7, Server 2008R2 and Small Business Server 2011. What does this mean? Once support ends in January, Microsoft will no longer release security fixes for these ancient operating sy... Read more >

IT Support for Professional Services

IT Support for Professional Services

24th April 2018

We have been delivering a reliable, effective and quality IT support service to professional businesses for nearly 15 years. If you deliver a Professional Service, it is absolutely vital that your IT Systems are consistently running at the optimal output, whilst being secure. IT issues can drastic... Read more >

Cyber Criminals Turn to Automated Hacking Tools

Cyber Criminals Turn to Automated Hacking Tools

17th April 2018

A study has found that Cyber-Hackers are turning to automated bots in order to find and hack vulnerable machines and servers more efficiently than ever before. The study which used a fake server known as a "honeypot" was used to log and store information on all attacks that intruders attempted on t... Read more >

The Time to Upgrade to Windows 10 is Now

The Time to Upgrade to Windows 10 is Now

20th February 2018

The time to upgrade your business technology is now, with the Windows 7 end of life date confirmed for January 14th, 2020. 2 years may seem plenty of time but in business time that will go by in a flash and you need to ensure you and your business is up-to-date and upgraded when this date hits. If n... Read more >

Is It Time You Upgraded Your Business Technology?

Is It Time You Upgraded Your Business Technology?

21st November 2017

Technology is constantly changing, advancing and moving forward. The latest computers and the hardware that powers them is constantly improving, giving users more power than they have ever had before. Whilst some businesses prefer to upgrade machines as time goes on, installing the latest hardware ... Read more >

The General Data Protection Regulation – What You Need to Know

The General Data Protection Regulation – What You Need to Know

7th November 2017

What is the General Data Protection Regulation? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a European Union "Regulation" which serves to protect the personal data of anyone in the EU. If you are an EU citizen or simply live, work or travel through the EU then you and your personal data are in... Read more >

Office 365 Spoofing Attacks – How to Protect Yourself

Office 365 Spoofing Attacks – How to Protect Yourself

31st October 2017

Phishing campaigns and Ransomware attacks are advancing, accelerating and becoming even more dangerous by the day. With the increasing popularity of Office 365, hackers have now turned their attention and made Office 365 a high priority target. Whilst hackers targeting Microsoft is nothing new, a r... Read more >

PC Comms - Cyber Security Awareness

PC Comms - Cyber Security Awareness

17th October 2017

As part of PC Comms ongoing commitment to problem prevention and ICT security, we are educating all of our clients to highlight the need for customer awareness in relation to viruses, malware and similar threats. Please note it is of high importance to inform your staff of the potential threat. So... Read more >

Is Quantum Encryption the Future of Cyber-Security?

Is Quantum Encryption the Future of Cyber-Security?

3rd October 2017

Cyber Security has been a massive concern in 2017. Since the Wannacry Ransomware Attack struck on May 12th, which was one of the largest Ransomware attacks ever recorded, a lot of attention and effort has been directed at ensuring businesses are secure and protected from cyber-attacks. The problem ... Read more >

Password Protection – Don’t Get Stuck in Old Habits.

Password Protection – Don’t Get Stuck in Old Habits.

6th July 2017

In today’s modern world, where technology is advancing and improving at a rapid rate, it is absolutely essential that you are vigilant and proactive when protecting your passwords. Hackers are using sophisticated software that can run millions of combinations of letters and symbols in a short peri... Read more >

The Ransomware Attack, What You Need To Do Next.

The Ransomware Attack, What You Need To Do Next.

23rd May 2017

What is the WannaCry Ransomware Attack? On Friday 12th May 2017, businesses around the world were hit by the biggest Ransomware attack in history, encrypting data as it spread, demanding a payment of £230 ($300) in bitcoins for the return of their data, showing that businesses are more vulnerable... Read more >

The DOOMSDAY clock is ticking: Ransomware Attack

The DOOMSDAY clock is ticking: Ransomware Attack

14th May 2017

WannaCry Ransomware is just the beginning… Security analysts are expecting more advanced ransomware attacks within days. Immediate action is recommended, but for some businesses, it may already be too late! On Friday 12th May 2017, businesses around the world were hit by the biggest Ransomware a... Read more >

Tis the season... to avoid a computer virus

Tis the season... to avoid a computer virus

21st November 2016

Christmas is usually a time for giving... or in this case a time for receiving - a computer virus! Every year around Christmas there is a significant increase in the number of PCs infected with computer viruses. It is not that virus writers are working overtime or that antivirus vendors are down th... Read more >

Patch Management: Are you putting your business at risk?!

Patch Management: Are you putting your business at risk?!

15th November 2016

42% of all security vulnerabilities could have been mitigated by simply applying security updates, or migrating away from unsupported software* Adobe, Ashley Madison, Carphone Warehouse, Experian, Sony, eBay, JP Morgan…   You may have heard of some of those businesses? They all have one thing ... Read more >

Beware Phone & SMS scams

Beware Phone & SMS scams

22nd July 2016

We have been receiving a high volume of calls with concerns over phone and SMS scams. As a result we thought we would do a little update on this topic as it is related to cyber-crime.Don't be fooled by scam SMS messagesYou may have received an unexpected text message from someone you don’t know. O... Read more >

 

 

 

 
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