Blog Posts

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Thursday, 4 January 2018
Microsoft, Apple and Linux will now have to update theiroperating systems worldwide due to a major flaw in the Intel chip design.Millions of computers from the last 10 years are believed to be affected.The UK’s National Cyber Security Cent...
Tuesday, 19 December 2017
290,000 online banking customers have been contactedregarding the decision which is due to a matter of national security.Government departments have been warned not to use softwarefrom Russian companies by cyber-security chiefs in the UK. All go...
Saturday, 18 November 2017
In April/May 2018, the Data Protection Act will be replacedwith the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). As well as extendingthe DPA, it involves much higher penalties for companies who don’t comply withnew rules around th...
Friday, 16 June 2017
Last month, the IT Community was hit by a destructiveattack. WannaCry is a Ransomware infection, that exploits a hole in the WindowsSMB (Server Message Block) protocol.This was patched in March this year (Security UpdateMS17-010) so if your PCs ...
Monday, 25 July 2016
It’s not that I mean too, nor that I do it on purpose, but I drive my wife mad. I think it’s a good effort to get the clothes next to the wash bin and the dishes on top of the dishwasher. But that seems to drive my wife further up th...
Monday, 11 July 2016
I have a secret I've kept for a while now…. Actually it's not that secret at all. Everyone who knows me, knows I choose Apple iPhone over Android anything. But it’s the why that nobody has asked me about.  I'm guessing either t...
Monday, 4 July 2016
We asked a customer who recently moved to Office 365 why they had decided to move, and what benefits the change had bought to the company. This is their blog explaining why.​OK, so at first I was against the whole Office 365 thing. I didn't want...
Wednesday, 2 March 2016
Locky:Ransomware’s newest recruit/Terror to your PCWehave all heard of: Key loggers, Virus, Trojans and Spywares but these are justan umbrella term to classify the online threats that may potentially damage ourPC’s.  With the IT...
Wednesday, 15 January 2014
Spitfire, the leading business Internet telephony service provider and ISP, has won the SME Hosted Solution category of the prestigious 2013 Comms National Awards. Spitfire won the award for an entry based on its SIP Communicator™ hosted t...
Friday, 26 April 2013
The world of IT is fast paced and ever changing with new technologies being developed constantly that allow us to work much more efficiently and productively than we could have ever imagined 20 years ago, the problem with this culture in IT is t...
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