Gumtree hacked and personal data stolen

Today Gumtree, a subsidiary of eBay, told its users about a breach last weekend where account information was stolen. Among the things stolen are Gumtree usernames, email addresses and phone numbers. This information is also available freely on the website itself for a listed product, but is normally hidden or obscured so as not to cause problems. “We are writing …

Computer Viruses Update

When many people think of computer viruses, they still have an outdated image of something which only causes obscene pop ups to appear on your screen, or slow your machine down. Yet with the amount of sensitive data that is now buried within our computers, particularly financial information, cybercriminals have plenty of reason to develop more malicious viruses that can …

Autosave- How Does It Work?

With so much information now being stored electronically, and few people bothering to back this information up with a paper hard copy, there is a growing risk of data being lost forever if your computer suddenly breaks. Fortunately, it is possible to recover data from a damaged computer in most cases, through a process known as data recovery. Many people …

Don’t Put Up With A Slow PC- Get It Fixed!

If you use your computer for work purposes, then it is absolutely essential that it runs to its optimum performance levels. Any slowdown in the operation of your computer or laptop means you are wasting valuable time each day waiting for it to catch up. If your machine can’t do what you want, when you want, then you are effectively …

A time when Malware wasn’t made for money

Malware wasn’t always about making a quick buck off the less tech savvy. It was about getting a message across, doing something cool or just down right destroying something that someone loved. They got nothing more out of this than the kicks of writing something. These days with the Cryptolockers, fake anti-virus programs and all sorts of highjackers they all …

Laptop screen replacement and laptop keyboard replacements

At some point and time all laptops need repairs for one reason or another. Unfortunately, not everyone is a computer whiz which means that not everyone is prepared on how to fix those repairs let alone knowing what may be wrong in the first place. Wouldn’t it stand to reason then if you had the option of quick and easy …

A Doctor for All Your PC Repair Needs

Laptop repairs are a fairly common thing, whether it be due to a cracked screen on your laptop, or laptop keyboard replacement, sometimes the list can seem never ending and daunting. However, picking a place that is right for you and can professionally fix your laptop or desktop can also be a chore in itself. If you were to look …

Why Backing Up Data is Important

Computers have become a critical part of our lives, and we cannot imagine our lives without them. In fact, they have replaced all our old diaries, notebooks and registers, as we store all our important files and details on the computer. With advancement in technology, the size of the computer is also becoming smaller, and they are quite easy to …

Desktop Repairs done in Perth

Although laptops have taken over the computer market for their accessibility and portability, desktop computers still make up a large portion of at-home computers and computers within business environments. The most common repairs for desktop computers aren’t really repairs, more upgrade-centric issues. Upgrading your desktop allows for it to continue to be useful for years to come without having to …

Removing Viruses from Computers

Computer Viruses are the malware, which can cause havoc to the computers, and can disturb our peace of mind. While they get downloaded from unprotected sites, they can cause a lot of mischief, and can make computer operations difficult. While some viruses make the computers slow, there are others which get attached to the documents, and make them unreadable. Well, …