Virus and Malware Attacks

Virus and Malware Attacks

Ambient iT’s Top 5 tips to protect against Malware Educate yourself and your team (https://www.staysmartonline.gov.au/) Complete a vulnerability and risk assessment (Our team can help you out. Click here for assistance) Make sure you are using a quality...
Data Security is Important!

Data Security is Important!

Eqifax settle for $US700 million for their 2017 data breach!Has IT ever told you data security is important? For more than 20 years we have been hearing how important encryption will be for data and why it will benefit companies not just from a privacy point of view,...
When Junk is Not Junk… Tips to avoid the spam trap

When Junk is Not Junk… Tips to avoid the spam trap

Your diligent mail system providers may be scanning messages for spam in an attempt to protect us all from spam, viruses and malware. This can occur at several points along the path of delivery, not just at your receiving end. Since we are, apparently, not allowed to...
Tech Support Scams

Tech Support Scams

Unsolicited phone calls offering to help clean up the viruses on your computer and many other scams are rampant these days scaring people into reacting and believing that they are getting help.  At Ambient iT’s own help desk, we receive around a dozen calls a week...
Dangers in Zip Files

Dangers in Zip Files

Never open a Zip file attached to an email unless you already know what it is and you were expecting it.   Zip files commonly contain very dangerous viruses like CryptoLocker and Zeus Zbot which can destroy you data with lightning speed and efficiency.  (And, no,...