Entries by Allan Page

Clickbait: What It Is and How to Spot It

First off, let’s call these people what they are – cybercriminals. These people have always taken advantage of situations. Catching people when they are vulnerable is what they do. But, lately, these criminals have stooped to a lower level. As the world has become less stable, as the Covid outbreak has intensified and as people […]

It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Windows 7

All good things come to an end. While Windows 7 has been a favourite among many companies for almost a decade now, the operating system is coming to the end of its life in January 2020 — just three months from now. Many people will be sad to see it go, but here at Somerbys […]

Cyber Security: How to Protect Yourself from Malware, Ransomware, Phishing etc

Advice on protection from Viruses, Malware, Ransomware and Phishing More and more, ransomware has emerged as a major threat to individuals and businesses alike. Ransomware, a type of malware that encrypts data on infected systems, has become a lucrative option for cyber criminals. In the past, many smaller businesses downplayed the possibility of security threats because they […]