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Bogus Asic Renewal E-Mail Continues To Flood Inboxes.

Australian businesses are urged to take extra care when renewing their business name. ASIC sends business a renewal notices 30 days before the expiry and clever scammers have copied this email to promote clicks to their own fraudulent websites. When opening any email, you should always check the ‘from’ field. ASIC emails will come from asic.gov.au. Hover your mouse cursor over the link to check the link location. If is not a location ending with asic.gov.au then don’t click.

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Apple ID - Phishing E-Mail

Every day I wake to find at least two email sitting in my inbox declaring my Apple ID has been locked for security reasons. The E-Mail continues to ask me to login to my Apple Account to confirm my Apple ID and payment details.The email contains a link looks legitimate enough to encourage a click, but if you hover over the link you will see that it’s not pointing to an Apple site. The example I am looking at is a tinyurl link. In other e-mails we’ve seen, a link simply says ‘V.

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Ransomware Targets Android Users

Ransomware has been in the news due to crippling outdated Windows computers around the world. The WannaCry Ransomware which caused havoc all over the globe is probably the most well-known. Now there is a new one to watch out for and its targeting Android users.If you use an Android phone, please read on. The Ransomware that’s targeting Android users was found by researchers. The Ransomware is spreading via SMS & popular forums across the internet. Known as Andriod/Filecoder.C, this Ran.

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74% Of People Have Experienced Online Harassment While Gaming.

Years ago, a gamer was sitting in front of their computer, or console playing their games solo. At best we had 2 player, or 4 player split screen. Then came the mid 90’s and networks were starting to create the opportunity to play games on local networks between friend groups. Then, The Internet. A recent study conducted by the Anti-Defamation League suggests that up to 74% of people that play online games have been harassed or bullied online. 65% have suffered from “severe” h.

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24 Free Must Have Programs for Your Computer 2019

Windows 10 comes with a basic software to get you going on your computer. Here’s 24 programs you can download for free that you should at least try. Chrome Chrome is one of the first programs we install on all new computers we sell. Made by Google, Chrome is available on many devices from Windows, Mac, Linus, Android & IOS. Firefox An alternative to Microsoft Edge, Firefox has been around for many years and is getting better every release. Now with built in Crypto mining .

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