16 Aug

Domain Expiry Scams

I’ve had a few customers contacting me recently regarding bogus domain notices received via email. This type of scam has been around for years and is sometimes delivered via postal...

28 Mar

What Sort Of Web Hosting Provider Do You Want?

There are many different types of web hosting, but in this article I’m going to concentrate on what the customer gets rather than how the different types of web...

22 Feb

Proofpoint – Why Apple and email Are Not Viable For Business

I’ve been in the Internet business since 1994 so I’ve seen many (including some failed) attempts at blocking spam. The most notable was SPEWS which attacked spam with a...

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20 May

Clever Twitter Phish – Don’t Get Caught!

I just had an email come in that was crafted a bit more cleverly than most. First, here’s what the email looks like:           It...

10 May

How Fast Is The NBN?

I was asked to do a short interview on ABC Ballarat (local radio) yesterday to comment on the website How Fast Is The NBN. The spot was only about...

23 Oct

Phishing In The Big Pond

I see phishing emails come through every day, and some are quite impressive. You’ve probably seen some yourself that have very broken english, mis-spelling of the organisation they purport...

19 Aug

HotSpots Offer Printing on the Go

If you’re a mobile worker or a network admin, or if you often find yourself a guest in security-conscious offices, you probably know how frustrating it can be to...

07 May

A Warning About Australia Post Parcel Delivery

I have to admit to being just a little bit annoyed at the way that some parcels were delivered to my house recently. It used to be that someone...

22 Apr

Keeping The Spam Down

Preventing spam email messages is an ongoing issue and I’m sure that isn’t going to change in the foreseeable future. I am pleased to say though, that we spent...

24 Mar

Top 5 Online Security Tips For Home And Small Business

As we become more and more reliant on the Internet, mobile devices and online services we also become more vulnerable to online crimes such as credit card or identity...