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Had a few calls from concerned customers about phone calls from Amazon. There is a scam reported on Amazon about these ‘callers’ try to get you a refund. This is a scam. Some tips on spotting scammers: If you get a call from someone who asks to take control of your computer – hang up […]
Make sure you are keeping up to date to the latest version of WordPress. The company is constantly updating it’s core code to prevent hacking, so you need to make sure your site is up to date. You can easily tell if you need to update by logging into your Admin, where it will tell […]
You may have noticed that on your browser top left corner, there is a grey ‘crossed out’ padlock when you browse websites. This is telling you that the information sent to you and from you is not encrypted, and thus could be intercepted by malicious 3rd parties. This will appear when you are on a […]
The recent news of cyber attacks may well affect your system. If you are running Windows XP you are advised to NOT connect the machine to your Network. You must also ensure that your later versions of Windows are fully updated.
Many clients have contacted me regarding connection issues with their BT Broadband. Early Jan 2017 BT have suffered what appears to be severe issues with their DNS Servers. What these DNS machines do is ‘find’ the location of the computer that is running a website or email account you are trying to reach from your […]
You may be aware that there is a cyber war going on involving hackers and developers. The hackers are always one step ahead and continually attempt, and succeed to hack websites built on the WordPress, Joomla or Drupal platforms to name a few. You need to make sure your website is up to date with […]
Microsoft have been encouraging the users of their Windows 7 & 8 platforms to upgrade to Windows 10 for free. If you haven’t done this yet then consider it now. Make sure you have backed up all your important documents and emails on to an external drive. You can download the ‘Media Creation Tool’ from […]
Now that 2016 is upon us, have you considered upgrades or a new website for your business? How does your website look on a Mobile device that users are increasingly using to access the web? You can easily check by using Firefox browser. Simply go to your website and press CTRL + SHIFT + M […]
Many people are forwarding email from their website Contact Forms to other addresses like @gmail.com. If you are doing this just check that the ‘forwarding’ still works! You may be aware that over 85% of all email now crossing the internet is SPAM. As a result your own and many ISPs are fighting to keep […]