1511, 2018

Windows 10 Activation Error

By |November 15th, 2018|Categories: General Info, News|

Over the last week many people's copies of Microsoft's Windows 10 Pro Operating System have started to report that it is not activated. This seems to have been related to an issue with Microsoft's Activation [...]

1910, 2018

Windows 7 End of Support

By |October 19th, 2018|Categories: General Info, News, Security|

On the 14th January 2020 Microsoft will be ending support for Windows 7. This doesn't mean that on the 15th January 2020 your computer will stop working but it does mean that Microsoft will not [...]

2205, 2018

DrayTek Zero Day Attack May 2018

By |May 22nd, 2018|Categories: News, Security|

DrayTek a leading manufacturer of network equipment has released information on a Zero Day Attack that could compromise a large number of their routers. The attack targets the DNS settings allowing them to be changed [...]

1104, 2018

Beware Social Media Surveys

By |April 11th, 2018|Categories: General Info, Security|

When using social media services such as Facebook for example, you may have seen “fun” surveys appear in your timeline. Often linked to by other friends in your social network. These may contain questions like, [...]

1610, 2017

Major WiFi Network Vulnerability Found

By |October 16th, 2017|Categories: News, Security|

A major vulnerability has been found in one of the protocols used to secure communications between wireless devices and access points. This vulnerability in the WPA2 protocol makes it possible for a hacker to intercept [...]

1909, 2017

Hackers compromised free CCleaner software

By |September 19th, 2017|Categories: News, Security|

Hackers broke into the Piriform (now owned by Avast) system and modified the CCleaner program to include a malicious program designed to direct computers to get instructions from servers under the hacker's control. A version [...]

1405, 2017

Europol Warns Of Increased Cyber Attacks On The Way

By |May 14th, 2017|Categories: Security|

Following on from Friday's (12th May 2017) large scale cyber-attack that effected over 200,000 victims in 150 countries, including the NHS, Europol (the European Union’s law enforcement agency) are warning of escalating threats, with another [...]