You were happily working away at your laptop, and – it suddenly froze you out? Our helpdesk in Perth gets panicked calls from customers who think that they may be witnessing a cyberattack. A freeze can be a symptom of any issues – software issues, a hardware problem, insufficient memory, or a malware attack.
Troubled by your computer’s performance issues and out-of-space notifications? It can be due to the clutter stored on your desktop or laptop’s hard drive. Most apps, documents or heavy files may require more disk space. This is especially true if you are working from home in this COVID-19 situation. The more the data stored in your system, the more it will slow down.
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.
Network Operations Centres or NOC’s, operate from a central location to provide IT services that monitor and manage endpoints. Endpoints for a company typically include servers, workstations and networks, and can have an extended meaning to include databases and firewall. NOCs are the first line of defence against cyber incidents.
Social engineering has got a lot of attention recently. While the term is innocent, it denotes one of the most rampant crimes in the cyberworld. It is not new – the term was, ironically, popularised by a social engineer himself, Kevin Mitnick. He used the word to refer to his criminal activities in the 90s, like hacking and other computer-related crimes.
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.