Why Regular Computer Maintenance is So Important

When was the last time you cleaned out the fans of your computer, ran a scan for viruses and malware or checked the condition of your hard drive? The best thing you can ever do for your computer is to give it some regular “TLC” – Tender Loving Care. Don’t we all?! Your devices are… Read More »

WhatsApp hacking: the new method hackers are using and how to protect your WhatsApp account

In recent weeks we have seen a surge in the number of phishing and hack attempts on people’s emails, computers, social media, and even WhatsApp. The global statistics for cybercrime are frighteningly high and it is clear that the unprecedented public health emergency we are living through has seen a surge in cyber crime. Every… Read More »

What is Two-Step Verification and do I need it?

If you read our last edition of TekkieNews, explaining what to do if you suspect someone has hacked your online accounts, such as Gmail, Yahoo, Facebook, DropBox and others, you will know that we recommend you enhance account security by setting up two-step authentication, also referred to as two-factor verification. This security measure has been… Read More »

Cybercrime – How to protect yourself

Over the past few months we have had a worrying increase in the number of people coming to us who have been targeted by online scammers. We have also been targeted ourselves! Cyber criminals have got extremely clever and professional. Their emails appear to be credible legitimate requests from known and trusted organisations such as… Read More »

Best free software for protecting your PC and your privacy

Want to ensure that your PC and all of your files and data stay safe, secure and private – without breaking the bank? You’ll be pleased to know there are a number of free solutions out there. We have rounded up our favourite free security and privacy utilities that shield you against malware, protect your… Read More »