How to wipe your phone or tablet before you sell it | Computing Australia

5 Minute HelpDesk – How To Wipe Your Phone Before You Sell It

A phone or tablet is a very personal device and contains a lot of sensitive information about the user – from social media to banking applications. Whether you are selling the phone or handing it down to a family member, it’s crucial to wipe every piece of data in your phone. Our IT experts at Perth do a quick round-up of how to clear data from internal and external storage spaces and how to wipe your phone or tablet before you sell it.

What are the signs of CPU failure | Computing Australia

Understanding CPU (Processor) Failure Symptoms

The Central Processing Unit (CPU), the brain of a computer, controls all the actions that take place inside your computer. Also known as a processor, the CPU has small transistors, and even a minor issue with any of the transistors can cause the main processor to fail. Diagnosing these signs and fixing the issue on time can enhance the processor’s life for long years.

Things to note when buying antivirus software | Computing Australia

What is Antivirus Software and What are the Important Things to Note When Buying Antivirus Software?

Antivirus software is no longer a ‘good to have’ option – they are ‘must-haves’ on your device. This recognition has led to a large number of antivirus software available in the market. So how can you choose the most suitable one? Our experts from cybersecurity will help you understand more about what antivirus is and the important things you need to note when buying antivirus software.

What is malvertising | How to protect | Computing Australia, Perth

What is Malvertising and How to Protect Yourself From it?

Advertisements can be informative and useful for creating product awareness.But what most of us don’t know is online ads are increasingly becoming carriers of malware – malvertising. Our cybersecurity team from Perth have been engaged frequently in the past few months to remediate cyber incidents triggered by such ads. What is malvertising? How can you protect yourself from it? Read on to understand more.