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  • Huge list of emails and passwords exposed

    News Security

    Troy Hunt has received a huge collection of over 700 million email addresses that’s used by spammers to clog up our inboxes and spread malware. He also received email addresses and passwords, over 35 million of them, that allow spammers to send their spam.
  • Why we suggest Bitdefender for Internet Security

    News Security-advisory Tips-and-tricks

    Best in protection, performance and usability We regularly check independent test results of internet security solutions at AV-Test and AV-Comparatives where we see year after year Bitdefender is reviewed as #1 in protection, performance and ease of use.
  • National Consumer Fraud Week 18 - 24 May 2015

    News Security-advisory

    Are you keeping your private information secure? Chances are you could be leaving it wide open for scammers to use for fraudulent purposes. Identity theft is now one of the most common crimes in Australia, and can lead to all sorts of associated illegal activities.
  • IT Solver services unaffected by Shellshock software bug

    Security-advisory

    Dear customers, we would like to advise our services are not vulnerable to the Shellshock software bug. Shellshock allows unauthorised remote access to certain Linux, Macs, routers, web servers and “Internet of Things” devices that have a vulnerable version of command-line software called Bash. Researchers say Shellshock could be worse than Heartbleed. Patching Linux and Macs is easy, but security researchers are assessing the risk to our routers and “Internet of Things” devices such as smart televisions, kitchen appliances and security cameras.
  • How to protect our data in iCloud from snoops

    News

    This week the FBI is investigating an alleged iCloud celebrity hack, labelled The Fappening, after over 400 celebrities nude photos and videos leaked on the image board, 4chan.org/b. Apple’s iCloud service allows users to store photos and other content and access it from any Apple device.
  • How to block annoying ads and malware

    Tips-and-tricks

    Pop up ads, unwanted toolbars, flashing banners, YouTube video ads, tracking, redirected to a different search engine, system optimization tools. Ads on the internet are obtrusive, get in the way of enjoying content and are increasingly used to deliver malware. Malware (i.e. malicious software) is designed to take control and damage your computer.
  • 7 Steps to Secure Windows XP After Support Ends

    Tips-and-tricks

    Not quite ready to upgrade from XP? We’re not surprised as you have probably invested countless hours installing (and configuring) applications in Windows XP or simply are not ready to upgrade.