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Re-Opening the Economy?

By | April 27th, 2020|Latest Articles|

Whilst we start to wrestle with the "when and how do we restart" post Covid19 the malicious actors are unfortunately ahead of us all. Over the past week or so there has been robust debate [...]

#StillOpenForBusiness

By | April 20th, 2020|Latest Articles|

Since 1996 Consulting IT have engaged in a number of large-scale projects and deployments across Professional Services/ Not for Profit/ Mining and Energy/ Engineering and Manufacturing sectors, our flexibility in all aspects of the IT [...]

QR Code Generator Scam

By | April 20th, 2020|Latest Articles|

A scammer has stolen more than $45,000 worth of bitcoin over the past month by tricking people with fake QR code generators discovered running on a number of different websites. Bitcoin addresses are often converted [...]

Flexibility of Consulting IT

By | April 1st, 2020|Latest Articles|

Since 1996 Consulting IT have engaged in a number of large-scale projects and deployments across Professional Services/ Not for Profit/ Mining and Energy/ Engineering and Manufacturing sectors, our flexibility in all aspects of the IT [...]

Working from home: Solution Offer

By | March 25th, 2020|Latest Articles|

Since 1996 Consulting IT have engaged in a number of large-scale projects and deployments across Professional Services/ Not for Profit/ Mining and Energy/ Engineering and Manufacturing sectors, our flexibility in all aspects of the IT [...]

Update your password: email scam

By | March 23rd, 2020|Latest Articles|

A phishing campaign that is convincingly spoofing emails from the online payment company Stripe is in the wild and being replicated with other payment websites. The email informs the recipient that an unknown device has logged [...]

Consulting IT project work

By | March 18th, 2020|Latest Articles|

Since 1996 Consulting IT have engaged in a number of large-scale projects and deployments across Professional Services/ Not for Profit/ Mining and Energy/ Engineering and Manufacturing sectors, our flexibility in all aspects of the IT [...]

Work from home challenges

By | March 18th, 2020|Latest Articles|

As a responsible organisation Consulting IT have helped to #flattenthecurve by sending staff home to ensure the health of our staff, our clients and of course the all-important business continuity of ourselves as a business [...]

Work from home solutions

By | March 17th, 2020|Latest Articles|

As a responsible organisation Consulting IT have helped to #flattenthecurve by sending staff home to ensure the health of our staff, our clients and of course the all-important business continuity of ourselves as a business [...]

Social influencer or social disgrace?

By | March 12th, 2020|Latest Articles|

A 22-year-old Instagram and YouTube "influencer" has been arrested after allegedly convincing her followers to assist her in a fraud scheme. Prosecutors say the influencer posted on Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook using social engineering to tell her [...]

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

By | March 9th, 2020|Latest Articles|

Like the Coronavirus scare, the business of scamming will play a major role in the cybercriminal footprint. The games will provide countless options to scam participants, sponsors and spectators using contextual details and social engineering. [...]

$48k per Phish!!

By | March 5th, 2020|Latest Articles|

No, it is not a reward of $48k for the biggest gaming fish, it is the figure the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) identified as the highest loss/ attack at a little over $48,000 per attack [...]

Australian industry crippled last week by Ransomware causing $60-$80 million weekly turnover halted

By | March 3rd, 2020|Latest Articles|

75% of the Australian and New Zealand wool industry forced offline for a week due to Ransomware attack. Read the article here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/2020-02-27/ransomware-cyber-attack-cripples-australian-wool-sales/12007912 #computersecurity #informationtechnology #informationtechnology #emailsecurity #emailsecurity #antivirusandmalwares #phishingattacks #computersoftware #computersoftware #socialengineering #breached #breached [...]

We are hiring!!

By | February 27th, 2020|Latest Articles|

IT Support Engineer (Level 1) ALL applicants via Acworth Recruitment on SEEK ONLY. No other recruitment agencies or direct applicants accepted. Failure to understand means you can not follow instructions and you will NOT be [...]

43,000 employees without email

By | February 27th, 2020|Latest Articles|

The recent attack on facilities management company ISS has created a significant disruption in their operations, communication and services worldwide. With over 500,000 employees, the last thing Denmark-based facilities company ISS needs is any kind [...]

FBI 2019 Internet Crime Report

By | February 13th, 2020|Latest Articles|

With Ransomware increasing by 41% a recent report shows that 90% of data breaches in the UK during 2019 are caused by human mistakes. The analysed data breach reports received by the UK Information Commissioner’s [...]

New Hire – Level 1 tech

By | December 10th, 2019|Latest Articles|

November saw the Consulting IT family expand as we welcomed Tom to our technical team. As a keen PC gamer and enthusiast, he is very much immersed in everything IT related and keeping up with the [...]

Windows 10 has arrived!

By | September 9th, 2015|News|

Microsoft have released Windows 10 and are calling it their best version of Windows. Windows 10 includes a start menu that many users missed in previous versions, is easier to use and includes greater security [...]

CryptoLocker Viruses

By | September 8th, 2015|Data Security, Uncategorized|

CryptoLocker Viruses are once again attacking computers and servers. We have had 2 clients recently who were severely impacted by CryptoLocker viruses, causing major data losses. We worked for several hours (days actually) to recover their data for them [...]

Beware of the latest scams

By | November 5th, 2014|Security|

Internet scams are a continual threat to us all and they are becoming more and more sophisticated in an attempt to catch even the most security conscious people off guard. We have become aware of [...]

Ebay Password Change

By | May 27th, 2014|Security|

If you have an Ebay account, it is advisable to change your password as soon as possible to ensure your accounts are secure. It is also advisable to change your PayPal password as well, after [...]

Windows XP… An end of an Era

By | February 6th, 2014|News|

April 8, 2014, that’s the date on everyone’s minds and if it’s not and you are still using Windows XP computers and/or Office 2003, then it should be. That’s the date that Microsoft will cease [...]

Don’t let yourself be scammed

By | November 29th, 2013|News, Security|

We're sure that you've all heard about the Internet "Scams"? There have been a number of television and print media articles highlighting victims stories and warning people to not become a victim themselves. There are [...]

IT’s a Good Day for Consulting IT

By | November 26th, 2013|News|

Welcome to Tuesday... we've had a big couple of weeks here at Consulting IT! We've welcomed a new addition to the Consulting IT team, Kami McLeod. Kami has recently moved to Brisbane from Canberra and [...]

Exciting News

By | September 16th, 2013|News|

There's some exciting changes at Consulting IT that we thought you'd be interested in! We're happy to announce that during the course of winter, we've been expanding and we've welcomed 3 new employees. Maria has [...]

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