How to secure your router and home network

Not all router security issues can be fixed by users, but there are many actions that can be taken to protect them from attacks Many computer users don't realise it, but for most people their internet router is the most important electronic device in their home. It links most of their other devices together [...]

By | May 13th, 2017|How To, Tech News|0 Comments

Hundreds of Apps Threaten Your Privacy

We don't really have any privacy, it seems, as researchers discovered hundreds of apps using ultrasonic sounds to track users.  This new anti-privacy technique used by numerous apps uses ultrasonic tones to track consumers, ZDNet reports. This sounds like it comes from some kind of Sci-Fi novel, but unfortunately, it's the truth of the [...]

By | May 4th, 2017|Smartphone News, Tech News|0 Comments

Live Home 3D for Windows 10

Coming on the tail of a renewed focus on 3D content creation with the Windows 10 Creators Update, BeLight Software has announced its new Live Home 3D app. A re-branded and revamped version of Live Interior 3D, Live Home 3D helps you to virtually redesign your entire home on Windows 10 with models built [...]

By | April 27th, 2017|Tech News|0 Comments

What Windows users need to know about the latest ‘ShadowBrokers’ exploits

Staying informed is the best way to prevent getting hacked. A group calling themselves "ShadowBrokers" has been leaking files it claims to have found when it hacked into NSA computers. Many of the leaks are concerning, but the latest exploits for Windows have many folks wondering how it affects them and their computers. We're [...]

By | April 14th, 2017|Internet News, Tech News|0 Comments

Centrelink website flaw leaves users vulnerable

Phishing attacks made easy as reported by iTnews A security vulnerability in Centrelink’s online system put users at greater risk of having their credentials stolen through phishing attacks. Freelance web application specialist Eric John Hurley discovered the flaw when using the service earlier this month, iTnews can reveal. After logging out of the Centrelink [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|General News, Internet News, Tech News|0 Comments

TPG to deploy $2bn mobile network

A new rival to Telstra, Optus and Vodafone. TPG is set to become Australia’s fourth mobile network operator with a $2 billion investment to cover 80 percent of Australia’s population. The telco paid $1.26 billion - well over the reserve price - for 20 MHz of digital dividend spectrum at an auction held by the [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Internet News, Tech News|0 Comments

Scam Warning Don’t Become a Victim

PHOTO: © Rawpixel.com / Shutterstock.com We are getting used to seeing those pop-up windows appearing whenever we click on an article on the internet but now the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning some are viruses or will cause nasty tech problems. They are known as remote access scams and are used to get unsuspecting victims to call [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|Computer Support, Tech News|0 Comments