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5 Reasons why Teams is Microsoft’s favourite child

2019-12-12T17:03:05+00:00December 12th, 2019|Microsoft, Software|

Microsoft Teams isn’t new but there still remains some confusion as to what it actually is and how it can help improve workplace productivity. Is it just another chat app? Is it an upgrade of Microsoft Skye for Business? Microsoft Teams is so much more than just another chat app and while having some of

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IDS Ireland Domain Name Scam

2019-11-21T10:40:37+00:00November 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedinWe have been contacted by a number of our customers seeking advice after receiving an email from an entity calling itself IDS Ireland soliciting them to buy a domain associated with their brand. The mail suggests that someone has requested to register your brand name with

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Invoice Redirect Scam

2019-11-11T12:28:05+00:00November 11th, 2019|Scams, Security|

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedinOwing to a sharp increase of reported incidents of Invoice Redirect Fraud, we are republishing this post, originally drafted in 2018. Business owners and their staff should be extra vigilant after two companies lost over €700,000 in recent weeks to this simple but effective scam.How does it

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Don’t be tricked this Halloween. October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

2019-10-24T15:59:54+01:00October 24th, 2019|Ransomware, Scams, Security|

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Halloween is the one night of the year when ghosts and ghouls freely roam the streets, however in this brave new online world that we all inhabit scary stuff isn’t limited to a single day. Disguised as cyber threats, digital ghosts and ghouls are ever-present, waiting

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Brute Force Ransomware Attacks are on the Increase: A Strong Password Policy is your Best Defence

2019-09-30T12:21:59+01:00September 30th, 2019|Data Protection, Ransomware, Scams, Security|

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Brute Force Ransomware Attacks are on the Increase: A Strong Password Policy is your Best Defence Recent research by leading cybersecurity firms such as SonicWall, McAfee and F-Secure has found that brute force attacks are now the preferred means of spreading ransomware however, phishing emails remain

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Clicking on links accounts for 99% of all of email attacks

2019-09-30T12:45:48+01:00September 23rd, 2019|Scams, Security|

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Just over a year ago we published an article looking at how email is the number one threat vector and unfortunately this hasn’t changed. According to Danny Palmer of ZDNet, 99% of email attacks rely on the victims clicking on links. A very small number of attacks

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The IT.ie Trinity – Meet the Family

2019-09-15T18:43:10+01:00September 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Back in 2004 our journey began when PCtechnix was founded by Eamon Gallagher. We primarily operated as a break/fix IT Support Company, for clients in the Dublin region. From the very start we understood that if we wanted to be successful then we had to work hard to ensure that our clients IT was

Beware of the latest Phishing Scam that Targets Your Google Calendar

2019-08-06T15:47:37+01:00July 2nd, 2019|Data Protection, Scams, Security, Virus|

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin No matter where you go online, you can expect the scammers to be waiting to try and take advantage of you. Most of us are used to seeing scams pop up in our inboxes on a daily basis. By now you know the drill, if in