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Quarter of South West businesses still using “dangerous” Windows 7

New data has revealed an estimated quarter of businesses in the South West are still using an out of date computer operating system – which is now a major target for hackers. Windows 7 reached the end of its life in Janu...

Today marks the end of an era for Windows 7

One in four customers are still running the Windows 7 operating system, but Microsoft have taken the decision to stop supporting Windows 7 from today (Tuesday 14th Jan 2020) so that it can focus on “newer technolog...

Do You Copy? What Can Go Wrong with BCC

Try to find someone who has not “replied all” when meaning to send to only one individual. It’s embarrassing and can aggravate those people with more emails flooding their box. Another common email gaffe is m...

7 Things You Need to Know About Ransomware

Ransomware is a well-named type of cyber attack. Cyber criminals taking this approach kidnap your data. After accessing your network, they encrypt files and demand payment for the pass-code. Here are the top seven things...

Windows Updates

Security Patches — The Better Way to Update Updates often come at the worst moment. You go to shut down your laptop to rush to a meeting, and you get a “Windows is updating. Do not power off” message. Argh! Or you leav...