About Simon Gresty

Technical Services Engineer at Computer Care Consultants Ltd

Phishing your own company

By | 2019-06-24T16:42:42+00:00 June 24th, 2019|Support and Advice|

Phishing is the practice of sending emails, usually presenting yourself as a reputable source, in the hopes of the recipient revealing personal information which will lead to leverage or access to accounts/finances. It’s a malicious attack that requires nothing but your email, that is only becoming more frequent and more effective. [...]

Spoofing email scandal, and why not to worry

By | 2018-10-25T16:18:25+00:00 October 25th, 2018|Support and Advice|

Malicious emails are a common means of cyberattack, and usually dealt with before they have the chance to reach us, and even when they do, they’re unlikely to come across genuine enough to be a worldwide worry. So, when a large-scale email spoof is problematic enough to reach mainstream news, it’s no surprise that people [...]

Don’t Change Passwords’ Over Heartbleed Bug unless the system has been patched!!!

By | 2017-01-27T07:15:09+00:00 April 11th, 2014|Bugs and Fixes|

Users can test a site’s vulnerability to the Heartbleed bug by visiting SSL Analyzer where you can enter web addresses and find out if the site has been fixed. If it says that the site has been patched, it is safe to change your password. We would not advise changing the password unless the site has been deemed safe, changing the password before the bug is fixed could compromise your new password.

Windows 8.1 set to bring back the Start button

By | 2017-01-27T07:15:10+00:00 April 30th, 2013|News and Reviews|

Rumored sources have reveled Microsoft's plans to include the return of the start button in Windows 8.1. We understand that the button will act as a method to simply access the Start Screen, and will not include the traditional Start Menu. Also as a relief to many network administrator a new boot to desktop option will also be included. Watch this space for more information.