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Gmail Overhaul for your Personal Accounts

Two years in the making - Google has unveiled a new look for Gmail, closely resembling Microsoft Outlook. The new interface is focused on quick productivity actions, including features such as "suggested replies" and "nudges" to respond to forgotten emails. This is another indication that...

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Warning – Malicious Email Circulating

Please be aware of a malicious email purportedly from Microsoft which is currently circulating. This email looks very looks very legitimate, however is most likely a Cryptolocker Virus. Please see below picture of what this email may look like: One way to safely check the legitimacy of the...

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SSL Certificates – Secure Your Websites!

We often get asked by clients why they receive requests to renew their SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) Certificates on an annual basis, and more importantly - what they are.  The short answer is - it's a simple and inexpensive way to secure your website. What is...

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How Computers Get Infected

A great article regarding computer security. Everyone knows the warnings they get about viruses. Don't open weird emails. Update your software. But those are pretty abstract and don't explain the real dangers to watch out for. (Source: decentsecurity.com)...

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Warning: CryptoWall Ransomware Virus

Some of our clients have recently been the victim of a new ransomware virus style attack, called CryptoWall. It's very similar to the CryptoLocker virus that was doing the rounds in 2013-2014 before it was brought down by operation Tovar (FBI, Interpol etc). A number...

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A Vision of Microsoft’s Laptop-Free Future

The last 3 months have seen an increase in the number of our customers purchasing the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablets. It starts with just one, for trial, and before you know it, they're rolling them out across the business. As always, our tech-curiosity got the...

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Dark Horse Director Elie O’Han Talks Privacy

In the latest edition of ARN Magazine, DHS Director Elie O'Han discusses the recent changes to the Privacy Act, and its impact. The level of adaption to attain compliance with the Act's amendments relies on the business itself. Service management provider, Dark Horse Systems, does not...

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