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250,000 new recorded Malware instances affecting Mac Users – What can you do to help protect your data?

250,000 new recorded Malware instances affecting Mac Users – What can you do to help protect your data?

EvilOSX cmd window

EvilOSX ‘RAT’ Malware operating in a Command Prompt

Security alerts all around as hackers are beginning to target Mac users like never before. With nearly 250,000 new Malware instances discovered targeting macOS software in the last 3 months.

Intego, the only company focusing solely on security for Macs and other Apple products, has brought to light three new and distinct families of ‘RAT’ malware designed to target and infect Mac users; CrossRAT, EvilOSX and OSX/Coldroot.

The need for security and caution when venturing online has never been greater, let’s have a look at exactly what kind of malware a ‘RAT’ is and what precautions users can take to protect themselves against these disguised online threats. read more

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Recommend us to a colleague & they get a 5% discount & you can get up to £100

Something we launched last year and you need a reminder on … Refer-a- Friend offer. You can earn up to £100 of Amazon e-vouchers by giving our details to a colleague, business partner or family free amazon vouchersfriend. It’s a £50 e-voucher  for any orders they place up to £23 per week plus VAT  and £100 if it’s above that. Please forward on to anyone who can benefit from our offers. By using the code ‘RAR’ when they checkout or call in they will get a discount, and if they mention your name in the Recommended by box or when they contact us to get the e-voucher . They must enter your name where requested on the Order otherwise we will never know who recommended us ! read more

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Learn your GDPR and you’ll go far!

Learn your GDPR and you’ll go far!

Or just learn about it so that you don’t get a massive fine… 

What is GDPR? Wait for it… General Data Protection Regulation. You may think it sounds dull but it is something that concerns all  business owners This is a regulation, passed by European Parliament to strengthen and unify data protection for individuals of the EU. We are leaving the EU but this Law is staying.

You have until 25th May 2018 to get ready so now is the time to start thinking about it as it will be expensive and time consuming to implement. read more

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HardSoft helps re-branding agency LeftMedia grow with leasing.

HardSoft helps re-branding agency LeftMedia grow with leasing.

Being specialists in computing and finance Hardsoft Computers work with business owners to help them get access to I.T. essential in the day to day running of their business.start up leasing computers

HardSoft have supplied rebranding agency LeftMedia with various Mac’s over the last few years as they continue to grow. Leasing has helped improve cash flow with low monthly outlays and
given them access to the latest computing equipment. Established in 2014, LeftMedia have just moved into a new studio in Trafford Park, Manchester and their computer leasing needs are growing too.
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