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Recent phishing emails from “Microsoft”

May 29, 2018

Microsoft Phishing example

Recieved any phishy emails lately? We’ve noticed an upspike in fake emails pretending to be big IT companies such as Microsoft and Apple. These emails pretend that you need to change your password or enter your bank details or something similar in order to scam your details from you. This can then be used to commit fraud, identity theft and other cybercrimes. According to an ACCC report, $174,913 Australian dollars have been lost this year to phishing attacks.

Above you can see an example of a phishing email with some red-flags highlighted. Make sure to always be suspicious of ANY email you recieve. It is a good idea to always double-check the sender address and read the entire email before clicking any links or attachments. If anything stands out as suspicious then don’t risk it!

Check out The ACCC’s Scamwatch for a better idea on how scams effect everyday Australians.

If you have any questions or suspicions about an email, call, text or webpage, give us a call and our experts can help keep you safe online.


Mozilla’s Internet health report

May 10, 2018

Mozilla internet health report
Concerned about your privacy and safety online? Fake news? Have questions about the internet of things? or just curious about anything to do with internet health?

Mozilla recently announced their Internet Health Report 2018. An open-source report discussing issues and upcoming challenges everyday internet users face. Mozilla dives into topics such as fake news, big tech and the internet of things. The report interviews experts across multiple fields specializing in internet services. Mozilla’s position as a free and open-source internet company gives their thoughts significant weight and their perspective is quite interesting.

So, interested in learning more about internet freedom? Check out Mozilla’s Internet Health Report 2018 and if you’re still curious, we’re happy to help with any questions you may have.


NBN Problems??

February 4, 2018

Bad HFC

Are you one of the unlucky ones with HFC NBN in your business or home?  We can help out with packages combining HFC NBN and mobile broadband backup systems to keep you online.  Most of the time the packages we provide cost less per month than you’re paying now for your current failing internet.  Please call for more information.  1300 721 576


Christmas Trading Hours

December 19, 2017

We, at Supportedge, all wish you a happy holiday season.

Our sincere thanks for all your goodwill and loyalty throughout the past year.

See you in the New Year!

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We will be closed from the 23rd of December through till 7th January inclusive, re-opening on Monday 8th January 2018.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from everyone at Supportedge!


Downloads

Here are a list of downloads that you may find useful. Click on the icons below to download them. Never 10: The name “Never 10” is a bit of an overstatement, since this utility may also be used to easily re-enable Windows operating system automatic upgrading. But the primary reason for using this is to disable Windows’ pestering insistence upon upgrading Windows 7 or 8.1 to Windows 10.  Visit GRC’s website. PeaZip Portable: PeaZip is a free archiver tool. The application provides an unified, natively portable, cross-platform file manager and archive manager GUI for many Open Source technologies like 7-Zip, FreeArc, PAQ, UPX.  Visit the PeaZip website. Immunet Free Antivirus: Unique in that for most situations you wouldn’t install two antivirus together, however Immunet is designed specifically to do just that.  Visit the Immunet website.   Cloud Station Drive 4: Sync files among your Synology NAS and computers.  Visit the Synology website. Foxit Reader: Whether you’re a consumer, business, government agency, or educational organization, you need to read, create, sign, and annotate (comment on) PDF documents and fill out PDF forms. Foxit is a tiny install, at 7.6MB, and our testing has shown it to work well on many operating systems. This version [&hellip


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Social Media

Here at Supportedge we like to maintain a close working relationship with our customers and their systems. Social media platforms provide you with a range of ways to connect with us, give us your feedback, and keep up to date with our progress and current trends in the world of IT. Please drop by and say hi! There’s nothing we value more than your queries and ideas! Facebook www.facebook.com/supportedge Instagram www.instagram.com/supportedge Twitter www.twitter.com/supportedge


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