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December 2, 2017

Essential Tips to Avoid Getting Hacked

If someone hacked into your bank account, you would know that they were after your money. If they hacked into your email account, though, you need to think of what they wanted with your email. Perhaps they wish to pretend to be you and ask your relatives for money. Perhaps […]
November 23, 2016

7 Reasons Why A WordPress Website Is Great For Your Business

How would you rate the online presence of your business? If you want to stand out in today’s digital climate, a great website can make a world of difference. WordPress is the most popular Content Management System (CMS) in the world, and here are the top seven reasons why we believe a […]
October 30, 2016

Watch Out For This Domain Registration Scam

We have received several inquiries from our clients regarding a concerning paper invoice they have received in the mail. The invoice is sent from a company named Domain Name Services, and the invoice claims that the clients domain has expired and needs to be renewed for the disproportionately high fee […]
November 12, 2015

Malware Distribution Peaks on Fridays: CYREN Cyber Threat Report

Once again our friends at CYREN reveal that an average of 2.25 billion malware attachments were detected on Fridays during Q3 2015. It shows shows that attackers were seeking to take advantage of employees being less protected over the weekend. The trend also resulted in IT professionals having to deal […]
September 9, 2014

WooCommerce and WordPress – a great solution

WooCommerce and Magento have both seen massive growth over the last few years mainly due to their strong community support. Both have their Pros and Cons but WooCommerce has hit the sweet-spot for me. Before choosing any software, I’ve always looked at “what business problem” we are trying to fix. Only […]
March 6, 2012

McAfee MxLogic

SPAM is a real problem but it even worse worse when sending legitimate email and having some mail servers out there inadvertently flagging it as spam. Even worse than this is when a big company like McAfee is behind this activity. A company which has horrible support and virtually clear […]
July 19, 2011

A reason to backup your backups

Australian domain registrar and web host Distribute.IT suffered an attack on Sat, 11th June. The company said: “The overall magnitude of the tragedy and the loss of our information and yours is simply incalculable; and we are distressed by the actions of the parties responsible for this reprehensible act.” Unable […]
June 18, 2010

SCAM Warning – Domain Renewal Group

We have received many complaints from our customers who have received letters from the Domain Renewal Group claiming to offer to renewal of their domain names they have registered.  They obtain information about individual domain names that are close to expiry. It is not unusual for individuals who are busy […]
March 31, 2010

Revealing Email Headers

When a fraudulent phishing e-mail or scam, arrives in your mailbox, there is no danger to you unless you reply to the message. The ACCC’s SCAMwatch website provides information on common scams. The website has tips on how to protect yourself from scams and report them to the relevant agencies. […]
March 23, 2010

Avoid Fraud and Scams

Almost everyone will be the target of a scam at some time – you may have been already. Some scams are easy to spot, while others can happen without you even knowing it. It is designed to trick you into giving away your money or your personal details. Scams succeed […]