Entries by Emily

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End of Life for Malware Bytes

MalwareBytes AntiMalware for Business is now end of life. As a result, we are removing this system from our toolset. We are strengthening our relationship with Webroot which provides best in class antivirus, anti-malware, anti-ransomware, anti-phishing, and zero-day threat protection to keep your network safe. Please email any queries through to: support@itconsultants.com.au

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Bitcoin Boom

It’s an exciting time in the world of cryptocurrency, as Bitcoin continues to skyrocket. As of the writing of this article, a single Bitcoin is valued at $22,414.02 AUD. Despite the enormous value of a bitcoin, it’s important to remember that Bitcoins are divisible down to 8 decimal places, making the purchase of Bitcoin Fractions […]

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The New “Bad Rabbit” Global Ransomware Attack

Earlier this year, two large-scale ransomware attacks,WannaCry and Petya, wreaked havoc around the world. Making headlines this week, is the emergence of a new dangerous ransomware, dubbed ‘Bad Rabbit’, a suspected variant of the Petya attack. With several Russian media outlets and Ukraine’s Odessa International Airport infected first, the malware has now reached the US, Germany and Turkey. As […]

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Here’s Everything We Know About the iPhone X

The highly anticipated iPhone X has been labelled a ‘game-changing’ device after a massive information leak earlier this year.  Commemorating the iPhone’s 10th anniversary, Apple announced iPhone X pre-orders will be available from October 27th, and shipping to begin on November 3rd. The iPhone X is set to be the most expensive model we’ve seen from Apple to date. […]

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All Wireless Devices are at Risk of a Krack Attack

A security flaw made a concerning appearance this week after the bug, dubbed a ‘Krack attack’, wasdiscovered by Belgian researchers. Targeting Wi-Fi encryption, the bug can access safely encrypted information such as emails, passwords and credit card numbers. These researchers have predicted every device that connects to Wi-Fi is at risk of a Krack attack. Other security […]

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Here’s Why Australian’s Have Been Warned to Expect Slow Internet

Australians have been warned to expect drastically slower internet speeds. The culprit? Two typhoons which ravaged Hong Kong last month have caused considerable damage to a number of submarine cables between Hong Kong and Sydney. Typhoon Hato, followed by Typhoon Pakhar were the most powerful storms to hit Hong Kong in 5 years, causing thousands of evacuations […]

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Microsoft’s Cloud Attacks have Risen by 300% – Don’t be a Victim

A new report (published by Microsoft themselves!) has shown the company’s cloud cyber security attacks have increased by an astonishing 300% from 2016. Microsoft alarmingly announced hackers have found a new ‘favourite target’, highlighting the undeniable fact you must keep your cloud based activities incredibly secure. No idea where to start? Read below to find out the top 4 […]