Impersonating companies for personal gain has been taking place for many years, and the Microsoft scam has been around since at least 2009. It appears they have now moved on to other companies, IMEX included! The fraudsters pretend they’re from a reputable technical support department when they cold-call householders or businesses. Often the scam pitch […]Read More
Every Microsoft product has a lifecycle, which begins when a product is released and ends when it’s no longer supported. Knowing key dates in this lifecycle helps you make informed decisions about when to upgrade or make other changes to your software. During July 2010, Microsoft changed from providing full support for Windows Server 2003 […]Read More
Website Security Most of the time attacks on your website are by robots trawling the web for known vulnerabilities. Since these are known there are some simple steps you can take to make your company’s website more secure. Automated Backups This does not make your website more secure but it should be top of your […]Read More
£16 million reported in financial loss to businesses through phone mailbox hacking.
During the past few months, several of our customers have become victims of voicemail hacking. With telephone systems evolving and voicemail options becoming more advanced, such as mailbox forwarding and remote management, they are now potentially more susceptible to outside attack. We would like to make our customers aware of a scam called “voicemail hacking”. […]Read More
Microsoft support for Windows XP and Office 2003 comes to an end on 8th April 2014. After this date, there will be no further security updates, bug fixes or additional features, but this will not stop your PC from working, so no need to panic. What does it mean if my version of Windows is […]Read More
Introduction Clearly stung by the overwhelming criticism orientated towards Windows 8, which appeared to be designed solely with a tablet in mind, Microsoft has been working hard on a new and improved version of the world’s most popular operating system. In response to overwhelming consumer and tech feedback, at the recent Microsoft Build Conference Steve […]Read More