30th June, 2020
"Phishing" emails, which try to persuade you to go to a rogue website and to leave lots of personal details, even your credit card data, have been with us for some time.
They are getting more professional looking and can fool many otherwise careful people into going to a website, which looks exactly like the legitimate site that you believe you have been pointed to, but which is run by crooks.
26th May, 2020
As we are still in the grip of Covid-19, albeit with a hopeful glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel, the government is urging us to Stay Safe, Stay Alert.
During the past few weeks, here at Northumberland Computer Support, we have been mostly operating remotely, supporting clients not only in Northumberland, but across the UK in places such as Bristol, Middlesex and Norfolk.
We like to get about, even if it is only virtually!
2nd March, 2020
So you've just bought your shiny new computer and you're amazed at just how fast they are these days? And you've managed to get all of your data and software transferred across, so that you no longer need the old PC?
2nd March, 2020
"Webroot Endpoint Protection" is Anti-Virus software with some BIG differences!.
Probably most importantly, it doesn't ask you daft questions that you don't know the answer to. It just quietly does its job, in the background.
16th January, 2020
Happy New Year!
As this Blog has mentioned before, Microsoft are withdrawing support for Windows 7 next week. And, as we expected, many IT Support companies are trying to get their clients to panic buy upgraded PCs. But, this isn't at all necessary.