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Worldwide hack of MSPs affects Australians too

The Australian Cyber Security Centre has confirmed that a global hack of MSPs affects Australian organisations.

Global attack affects Australian Organisations

MSP’s are managed service providers, and as the article explains, are a prime target as they have access to many varied companies IT through remote login.

Web South are not really in this business model, only

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Web South Christmas Times 2018 Announced

Web South Christmas Times 2018
Web South Christmas Times 2018

Wow! Christmas is almost upon us, the time has flown very quickly.

One of the jobs we do after the Eudunda Christmas Street Party has finished is work out the times over Christmas that we can have a break, and yet try support our customers, for both computer sales and service and also for website hosting.

So this year we

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Surviving Windows 10 Update In The Country

Windows 10 Anniversary screen grab
Windows 10 Anniversary screen grab

October/November 2018 sees another Windows Update arrive.

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, at Web

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Email Security Threat Received by Local Business

This threat comes via email, It looked pretty legitimate, Subject “Please see the attached” Content only has the letters “FYI”

Email Alert Warning Sign

It then had the Sending business signature (or similar) – looks like the real thing.

and the email had a PDF Attached


We at Web South only found out

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Do you have a webcam – read about this Security Alert

This news item from Sophos “Naked Security” news feed goes into lots of detail about how many Web Cams have the potential or have been compromised. They estimate millions are at risk.

Do you have a Webcam? (who hasn’t now) It might be a good idea to read the article and work out if you are at

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