How to Tell If You Have a Computer Virus

October 25, 2016 9:33 am Published by

Viruses are one of the main things that we deal with – either removing them from infected computers, or preventing them in the first place. If you’re not a specialist or heavy tech user, it sometimes it can be difficult to identify a virus. That’s why we’ve put together a short guide on what to look for if you think there’s something wrong with your computer. Alternatively, just give us a call and we can scan your machine and find out whether you have a virus or if there is something else causing issues with your computer. What to Look For You may have seen ransomware or other virus types on films, but there are many types of virus. Some...

How to Identify a Scam Email

August 25, 2016 9:33 am Published by

Scam emails are so common that practically everybody has received them – the consequences of falling for these scams can be dire and cost you the contents of your bank account or even more. Fortunately, there are a few simple ways that you can check whether the email you receive is a scam. It’s important to check these even if the email looks genuine, as scammers are becoming more skilled faking legitimate emails and gaining the information they’re looking for. Your Email Checklist When you receive an email, be sure to look at: Spelling and grammar – most scam emails are easily identifiable from the poor spelling and grammar. Who it’s from – check both the name and the email...

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March 22, 2016 2:59 pm Published by

Stay up to date with the latest malware breaches, software applications, and secure business practices with Acomputerfield’s blog. We’ll discuss innovations in IT networks, remote access strategies, and PC servicing. These are topics that are relevant to home users and business owners alike. Whether we write about PC’s and laptops, IT security, or computer parts and build options, you’ll find something interesting that relates to your personal or professional computer use. Are you aware of the latest fake update scams? Have you heard about the Goner Virus? From the most recent hacker activism to the most romantic apps of the upcoming year, we have something to tell you about. Do let us know what you think!