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AGL Scam Carrying Crypto Ransomware Torrentlocker Hits Australian Inboxes

AGL Scam Carrying Crypto Ransomware Torrentlocker Hits Australian Inboxes A massive phishing email with links to a crypto ransomware payload is hitting Australia inboxes today en-masse. This is the second AGL scam in as many weeks. Last week another fake ...
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Surviving data retention: What you need to know

Article written 13th October 2015 by Claire Reilly | CNET Every Australian with a mobile phone or an Internet connection is now having their digital activity recorded. As the government’s new data retention laws come into effect, we give you...
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Why You Should Upgrade Your Office Tech in 2015 With Your $20,000 Government Tax Rebate

One of the 2015 Federal Budget announcements to garner the most attention was the temporary increase to the instant asset write-off, which enables small businesses with an annual turnover of under $2 million to claim back purchases of up to $20,000. Continue reading
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Windows 10 FAQs

Microsoft is releasing Windows 10 as a free upgrade for a limited time. When does Windows 10 launch? July 29th 2015 What’s up with the free upgrade? Is this legit? Yes. It’s important to keep up with Microsoft’s press conferences...
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Cloud Services

The IT market is regularly changing and the Cloud is a big change. TechPatrol have recently stepped into the cloud world with using services such as Office 365 and Amazon Web Services and we believe that the Cloud is quite...
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Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Microsoft’s latest Surface, the Surface Pro 3 is a powerful and lightweight machine and with its ability to dock, have a dual screen display and wireless connectivity it is proving to be a great replacement for both a laptop and...
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Cryptolocker

Recently our technicians have noticed a large increase in the amount of user machines that are being infected by the cryptolocker/torrentlocker. We strongly advise users to be more cautious when clicking on links from unknown email addresses. A simple way...