Computer & Device Security Alert – Please Update Google Chrome
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Computer & Device Security Alert – Please Update Google Chrome

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) Alert Service urge anyone who uses Google Chrome EARLIER THAN version 91.0.4472.114 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This verion is the patch to fix the exploits. Notes for this version can be viewed at Chrome Release Note.  This update addresses vulnerabilities that an attacker could exploit to take control of…

Webinar – CYBER SECURITY – Does your Committee know what to do?
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Webinar – CYBER SECURITY – Does your Committee know what to do?

Webinar -CYBER SECURITY – Does your committee know what to do? Back at the end of June a webinar was brought to community groups by CyberCX, Copper Coast Council and STARCLUB Regional Officers, and we thank Samantha Freeman, who is the local Sport & Recreation Development Officer for the Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council and…

Warning For Local Business Owners With Domain Names
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Warning For Local Business Owners With Domain Names

Local Computer Business Web South would like to warn anyone who owns a Domain Name to be on guard against a Domain Confirmation SCAM. This one could easily catch anyone who has registered thier own domain name.DO NOT REPLY TO IT! This may vary but it is likely to look like this in the Subject…

Facebook Scam Alert
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Facebook Scam Alert

Here at Web South, your local computer shop, we try to keep on top of some of the threats around the internet. Earlier today a large number of emails came through with the subject‘ID Verification‘ and in the text ‘Your access has been temporarily disabled for identity check,’ and instructions on how to solve it….

Cyber Threats Include Ag Industries – Be Prepared
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Cyber Threats Include Ag Industries – Be Prepared

Agrifutures Australia has released and interesting article called “Cyber threats in rural industries – are we prepared?” The threat of computer hacking of equipment used by farmers has been around for quite some time. As many areas of farming become mechanized, many are controlled by electronic means, be it a dedicated EPROM or CPU that…

Ransomware The First Focus For Launch Of New Cyber Security Campaign
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Ransomware The First Focus For Launch Of New Cyber Security Campaign

The launching of a new cyber security campaign by the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), which will run all year round… because cybercrime never stops! is focusing on Ransomware. Their campaign warns Australians about cybercrime and promotes cyber.gov.au as the one-stop shop for individuals, businesses and organisations to protect themselves against cyber threats. Act now,…