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Windows 10 Creator Update may cause issues

Windows 10 Anniversary screen grab
Windows 10 Anniversary screen grab

The Windows 10 Creator Update has arrived.

It’s been rolling out slowly for quite some time now, but we have noticed that there is a big push among our clients PC’s in the last couple weeks.

Now that is fine – for city people/town who might be lucky enough to have fast connections and big download accounts! Unfortunately, we at

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Another Cyber Attack in process at moment – 28th June 2017

ATTENTION: There is currently a large Worldwide Cyber Attack happening at the moment. Called RansomWare and affecting both private companies & government agencies.

It is recommended that you: SHUT DOWN ALL UN-NECESSARY DEVICES. You should also take extreme care with your online activities. Do not open any unsolicited emails, and treat all emails with caution (even if they seem to

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Massive Global Ransomware Attack, Patch Your Electronic Devices Now.

Ransomware has been around for quite some time, but it made National and International News over the previous week.

EXAMPLE RANSOMWARE SCREEN

What is Ransomware? Very basically – If a banner appears on the screen with a demand that you send a text message to a specified phone number, or phone a support number, it means that your

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High Priority Alert – Update Your Apple Products to Keep Secure

Many thanks to the staff at the Australian Governments “Stay Smart Online” – Alert Service for this alert.

Many Apple customers think they are immune from attack, so I hope they take head from the warnings.

When Apple release security updates for what looks like the vast majority of their products they are serious about keeping their products secure

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update may cause issues in country!

Windows 10 Anniversary screen grab
Windows 10 Anniversary screen grab

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update has arrived.

 

Now that is fine – for city people/town who might be lucky enough to have fast connections and big download accounts! Unfortunately, we at Web South have seen with customer systems and experienced it ourselves that Microsoft has not catered very well for those people living in the country on limited services.

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High Priority Security Updates – WordPress, Microsoft, Apple & Adobe

Apple ios-watch n phone
Apple ios-watch n phone

No device is spared from being ‘hacked’ or a security risk.

WordPress recommends an urgent update to the latest version. Apple, Microsoft and Adobe all have released security updates for products used on computers, smartphones, tablets and other systems including smartwatches.

Check out the latest Stay Smart Online Alert

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Stay Smart Online Week

Australia Location Map - States
Australia Location Map - States

Having just celebrated ‘Stay Smart Online Week or SSO’, which in Australia has been from 10th to 14th October to work alongside the Cyber Security Awareness Month Which is over the whole month of October in the USA.

There is a very nice “Stay Smart Online – Top Tips ” page

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It’s ‘Safer Internet Day 2016’ today

eSafety health Check - infographic - Safer Internet Day 2016
eSafety health Check - infographic - Safer Internet Day 2016

Tuesday 9 February 2016 is Safer Internet Day.

Here in Australia the event is coordinated by the “Office of the Children’s” eSafety Commissioner.

There are online activities and one nice things is you can download a ‘Safer Internet Day eSafety health check’ flier with easy to follow ideas on how to cope with internet security

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