Just got this from Kaspersky – Information about recent Microsoft Security Updates

Dear Steve On Wednesday 3rd January, Microsoft issued a number of updates in relation to two recently disclosed vulnerabilities that affect CPUs on personal computers, mobile devices, and the cloud. These vulnerabilities were named “Meltdown” and “Spectre”.  The Windows security updates are only available to devices running updated anti-virus software from partners who have confirmed their softwar... Read More »

Intel Meltdown bug – MS fix and your Anti-Virus may cause your system to crash!

Intel Meltdown bug – MS fix and your Anti-Virus may cause your system to crash! Over the past few days Microsoft have released patches for the Intel Meltdown bug, we have already had 5 customers PC’s that have crashed during the update – all PC’s were running Kaspersky – Today the Kaspersky Endpoint software forced an update, hopefully one that will stop this from hap... Read More »

Steps on how to avoid Ransomware

Steps on how to avoid Ransomware 1. Backup your computer immediately Investing in an external hard drive and making regular backups will help you in protecting your data, if not in saving you against malware. A data backup can save you from significant stress, time and money in the event when your computer becomes infected. Alternatively, you can subscribe to a cloud backup service and upload your... Read More »

Kaspersky Internet Security 2017 now available

We are proud to announce the release of Kaspersky Internet Security 2017   It has a few great new features such as it helps you update Apps on your PC like Acrobat, Air, Flash etc, it will tell you there are updates and do all the install for you – it also deselects those annoying ticks on installers that try to trick you into installing other programs – I use Unchecky but now I have 2... Read More »

Windows 10 – Ready to Upgrade

Windows 10 – Ready to Upgrade

Is it OK to Upgrade now? Yes, now all the bugs are fixed and it seems much more stable here Just make sure you disable Kaspersky As with ANY Operating System Update there may be residual errors carried over from the previous version and these can cause a myriad of problems AFTER such a big upgrade. The best way to update is a clean install, but to get your free OS License you must upgrade first so... Read More »

How secure is YOUR Password?

A great help from Kaspersky again! You THINK your password is safe? Type one of yours in this website and see just HOW secure it is Please type your results, on here and let us know how long YOUR current Facebook password will take to hack (Obviously DO NOT post your password too ) When you update your password avoid REAL words, or break them with an _ (underscore) and add an ! (exclamation mark) ... Read More »

How to Fight Root Kits (The Kaspersky Way)

Security professionals and enthusiasts are aware of rootkits, but general audiences typically don’t know about this kind of malware, which is specifically designed to hide itself and its activity in an infected system. This threat is well worth public awareness as there’s a high chance of you possibly meeting this malware in the future. Cybercriminals are constantly developing new methods to steal... Read More »