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Email scams are becoming more sophisticated. A recent trend has seen hackers gain access to your emails, watch your correspondence and then attack. They’ll then send your contacts emails, impersonating you but asking for personal information, the transfer of funds, or prompting them to click...

Every business is at risk of cyberattacks. Even the world’s first trillion-dollar company Apple isn’t foolproof. A Melbourne teenager has faced court after stealing 90GB of secure file and customer accounts from Apple. The Age reports; ‘The teen, who cannot be named for legal reasons,...

Eight years in the legal industry without a security breach or major IT issue. This is a significant achievement for McColm Matsinger Lawyers and the BG Tech team. The legal industry is the third highest at risk industry for cyber attacks due to the large...

On average, two Australian businesses a day are hit by a data security breach. The most recent examples of big companies being hit by data breaches, as highlighted in this article, include;  Ticketmaster, HealthEngine, PageUp and the Tasmanian Electoral Commission. All business owners, big and...

If you would be kind enough to stop using the internet to reduce NBN congestion, that would be great. NBN Co Chief Executive Bill Morrow copped mass criticism this week for blaming online gamers for overloading the system during peak times. So, we all should NOT...

There is no sugar-coating this. Your business is vulnerable to a hacker remotely logging into your desktops or servers. How does this happen? First, a hacker will identify a computer or server which has the necessary role installed, in this case it is the commonly used Microsoft...

“I use an Apple product - I am impervious to Malware” I don’t think a week goes by where I don’t hear a statement similar to this, just perhaps not quite as arrogant as how I have written it. This statement is false. It is a misconception to...

What does a day of no internet, no emails and no online systems cost your business? Besides the frustration it spreads across the workplace, downtime can cost business owners a significant amount in dollars due to lost productivity and revenue. Here is the perfect example where...

Technology moves insanely quickly and at times it feels like a struggle, trying to keep up! That doesn’t stop me from remaining ahead of the game when it comes to sourcing and implementing the right type of IT security mechanisms to suit the SMB market. We’ve...

New Vs Old - Improve the performance of your business through modern technology Modern Solid State Drives or the old spinning disk? This really is a chalk and cheese scenario folks. For a bit of history on the SSDs and HDDs read this blog ‘SSD vs. HDD: What's...