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Microsoft KB3097877 crashing Microsoft Outlook clients and Windows

Microsoft KB3097877 crashing Microsoft Outlook clients and Windows

We’ve been notified of a recent Microsoft update that’s crashing windows and Microsoft Outlook clients. It’s when you click on certain HTML e-mails You need to uninstall the update until Microsoft fixes it.  Thanks Microsoft as ever! Go to Start > control panel > programs and features.  On the left click view installed updates and find the update  KB3097877 and uninstall...
TalkTalk Hack, security tips

TalkTalk Hack, security tips

Telecoms provider TalkTalk is investigating a “significant and sustained cyber-attack” on its website in which some of its customer data may have been accessed.  There’s been other similar incidents too with big tech firms. The phone and broadband provider said it was too early to know what data had been stolen. Unfortunately, many attackers target the vulnerable in the wake of a big cyber-attack, trying to trick them into handing over more of their personal information. So what can you do to try to protect yourself from danger? Beware of scam calls Be wary if you receive any telephone calls claiming to be from TalkTalk, especially if the caller asks you for private information. TalkTalk & other big provders never asks customers to give their full passwords or Pin codes over the telephone. “If you’re talking to somebody, think whether what you are saying is exactly the kind of information which would open up your bank account,” Daniel Dresner from the University of Manchester told BBC Breakfast. “These companies don’t ask for that kind of information.”  If you are not sure whether a call from TalkTalk or other provider is genuine, ask for a reference number and call the company back yourself. Be careful with emails too Attackers can send very convincing emails that look like they are from TalkTalk but are actually trying to gather your personal information. They may even refer to the cyber-attack in an attempt to appear genuine. Be suspicious if an email asks you to reply with personal information or click on a link. Criminals can set up official-looking websites to harvest your account...

Confirming your Domain names from ICANN

ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) look after all domain name registrations. Make sure you confirm any of your Domain names if you get a e-mail from them asking you to confirm your details.  If not they can suspend your domain freezing your website(s) and e-mail.  You may also get a suspension page on your website(s) As of January 1, 2014 the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will mandate that all ICANN accredited registrars begin verifying the Registrant WHOIS contact information for all new domain registrations and Registrant contact modifications. Frequently asked questions Why was my domain suspended? ICANN requires that the domain registrant’s contact information or changes to the registrant’s WHOIS information be verified within 15 calendar days. If the data is not verified in this timeframe, ICANN mandates that the website be suspended pending the verification. How can I remove the suspension on my domain? The suspension of the domain will be removed after the WHOIS information is successfully verified. Please update the WHOIS information with complete and accurate contact details through your domain service provider. Once updated you will recieve a new verification email. Once the suspension is removed, when will my website come back online? We estimate it may take 24 to 48 hours for the website to come back online. Who is ICANN? ICANN is responsible for the coordination of the global Internet’s systems of unique identifiers and, in particular, ensuring its’ stable and secure operation. ICANN maintains policies and specifications for registrars and registrants to abide by. What is WHOIS? WHOIS services provide public access to data on...

HP Printers X series comparison

The latest HP X series printers are proving very popular recently.  They print up to 70 pages per minute and half the cost to run as a laser printer! Single Network/Wireless models to Multifunction units with multiple paper trays. Contact us for pricing and options from as little as £230   ...