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Top Tips for Internet Security at Work

Top Tips for Internet Security at Work



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Midland Computers Recovery Simulation Test

You are only as good as your last back up. “Many businesses do not realise the value of their data until it is too late. Others think that they have good backups, only to find them unreliable when needed.” – The Department of Trade and Industry.

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New Showroom Website

Midland Computers - your local computer shop. We bring a personal touch to the all too often faceless world of IT. The computer industry is always changing, and can seem like a minefield even for tech-savvy users. We often hear that shopping online or visiting large retail park stores doesn’t make matters any clearer; the choice of products may be too limited or too overwhelming, and they may not have the right expertise and understanding of what you need to help you make the right purchase.



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Is your business prepared for the worst case scenario?

A report by Forbes stated that "more than 40% of businesses never reopen after a disaster, and for those that do, only 29% were still operating after two years."




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Cryptolock re-appears as a new ransomware called as “Threat Finder”

A new ransomware called as “Threat Finder” has been discovered by a security researcher at Rackspace. Threat Finder is feared to be a copy of Cryptolocker and can infect Windows PC’s via multiple sources; the most common infection is when a user browses a compromised website.

The only solution to save your data is to take timely backups and take the usual steps to Prevent Ransomware from getting onto your computer.



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F-Secure - Best Protection award, 4 years in a row

For the fourth year in a row, F-Secure has won the Best Protection award from the AV-TEST Institute. F-Secure Client Security has been selected for Best Protection 2014 in the corporate user category, a result of its consistent top performance in tests throughout the year.

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Stay Safe out there…There’s a new ‘ransomware’ about.

There’s a new ‘ransomware’ about.

You may have heard of the practice where unscrupulous hackers and syndicates demand money from you to access your files… pretty much amounting to blackmail. Be careful…be aware of suspicious attachments in email, even from people you know – and ensure you have all your data backed up away from your PC.



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Microsoft Announces End of Support for Windows Server 2003

Microsoft announces end of support for Windows Server 2003.

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Heartbleed

The total lead time from the World discovering about Heartbleed to our resolution, was less than 4 business hours, before it even hit the press.