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Cyber Security - What is Spyware?

by Powernet - Jun 14, 2021

Spyware is a form of malware that is designed to spy on your digital activity. It may be used as a tool to search your computer for existing files, images, passwords, contacts etc. It could also install a keylogger, be taking screenshots or recordings of what you're doing and send the information back to a cybercriminal.

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Cyber Security - What is Social Engineering

by Powernet - Jun 7, 2021

Social Engineering is the act of manipulating someone into taking specific action for the attackers' benefit. 

 

It's a form of manipulation with the goal of gaining access to or stealing something and often forms part of a phishing campaign. 

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Cyber Threats Australian Businesses are Facing 2021 [free ebook]

by Powernet - Jun 3, 2021

A cybercriminal's primary goal is to exploit the weaknesses in your digital (and human) business environment to help themselves to your money and information.


It would be nice to think that as a small business, you'd fly under their radar. That, due to the size of your business, the financial returns would be too low to be worthy of their attention.

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Everything You Need to Know About Toyota's Cyber Attack

by Powernet - May 24, 2021

In a statement released on the 29th of March 2019, Toyota announced they had been hit by an attempted cyberattack, that potentially affected 3.1 million people. 

 

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5 Must Know Microsoft Word Features

by Powernet - May 10, 2021

As an IT Support company that specialises in the Microsoft 365 suite, we love sharing our favourite tips and tricks on how to use Microsoft apps more efficiently and bringing to light some of its hidden features. 

 

Here are a few of our favourites. 

 

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TAGS: Microsoft, tips, Microsoft 365, Tech, productivity, apps

NBN, ADSL, Fibre - What's the difference?

by Powernet - May 3, 2021

There are so many types of internet connections, and just to add to the confusion, between providers the same type is often called something different.

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TAGS: Support services, hybrid IT, managed service provider, outsourced, Tech, IT support, IT Support Melbourne

Our Guide to Sophos' Cybersecurity Suite

by Powernet - Apr 27, 2021

As a Sophos Platinum Partner, we have over 10 years of experience in implementing Sophos cybersecurity products for hundreds of businesses across Australia. 

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Everything You Need to Know About Channel 9's Cyber Attack

by Powernet - Mar 29, 2021

In a Tweet posted on the 28 March 2021, 9News Australia announced that it was under attack by hackers. They were unsure if it was criminal sabotage or the work of a foreign nation - the source of the attack is still being investigated. 

 

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Everything You Need to Know About The Recent Microsoft Hack

by Powernet - Mar 10, 2021

In a statement posted on the 2 March 2021, Microsoft shared information about a 'state-sponsored threat actor' that was identified by their Intelligence Centre (MSTIC), that they named 'Hafnium'.

 

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Everything You Need to Know About Oxfam Australia's Cyber Attack

by Powernet - Mar 9, 2021

In a statement posted on the 1 March 2021, Oxfam Australia announced that its supporters' information in one of its databases was unlawfully accessed by an external party on the 20th of January 2021.

 

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