What to Do When Your Computer Is Infected

By eStormAus | January 19, 2023

The sad truth is that most of us are underprepared when it comes to computer infections. Without the proper precautions in place, it’s only a matter of time before a computer virus or harmful malware take hold of your device. If this has happened to you, the most important thing you can do is not […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2022: Best Apple Products and Accessories!

By eStormAus | December 8, 2022

Tis the season for giving and by now you’ve (hopefully) begun to think about your Christmas shopping. But thinking of that perfect gift for the special someone in your life can often be a struggle. Well, if that person happens to be an Apple aficionado, then you’re in luck! Apple has released their 2022 Holiday […]

9 ways to stay safe while shopping online these holidays!

By eStormAus | November 23, 2022

The holiday season is upon us! If you’re like me and try to avoid the hustle and bustle of shopping centres this time of year, then you’ve probably already started doing some (or most) of your Christmas shopping online. However, online scammers know this and are ready to take advantage of the buying frenzy that […]

Are You Infected? 8 Warning Signs That Your Device Has Malware

By eStormAus | October 20, 2022

Over 40 years ago the first computer virus was unleashed onto the world. Since then, cyber attacks have kept pace with technological advancements. There now exists a multitude of malware threats that can cause significant damage to your devices and IT systems. Despite the chaos these attacks can create, a malware infection isn’t always obvious. […]

Optus Data Breach: How to protect your details

By eStormAus | September 29, 2022

On Thursday 22nd September, Australian telco giant Optus revealed they had been the target of a cyber attack that has compromised the personal details of potentially 9.8 million users. If you are an Optus customer, your name, date of birth, phone number, and email addresses may have been breached. Identity documents such as driver’s licences […]

11 Types of Phishing Attacks

By eStormAus | August 3, 2022

1. Spear Phishing Spear phishing is an email or electronic communications scam targeted towards a specific individual, organisation, or business. It is a malicious tactic utilising emails, social media, instant messaging, and other platforms to get users to share personal information or perform actions that can cause network/system compromises or data/financial loss. Although often intended […]

Phishing Attack Prevention: How You Can Avoid Becoming the Catch of the Day

By eStormAus | July 19, 2022

Over 50% of IT professionals agree that phishing attacks are one of the biggest cybersecurity concerns currently affecting both individuals and businesses. Lapses in cybersecurity protocols and weak infrastructure allow phishing attacks to access highly sensitive information, including passwords, financial details and personal information. Criminals are using every communication method at their disposal, including email, […]

What Is a VPN? An Introduction To Virtual Private Networks

By eStormAus | June 22, 2022

What is a VPN? A virtual private network (better known as a VPN), is one of the easiest and most effective ways of protecting your anonymity online. Connecting to a secure VPN server masks your internet protocol (IP), as it encrypts your internet traffic in real time. This ensures that your identity and online activities […]

Our favourite WWDC22 Apple Announcements

By eStormAus | June 9, 2022

In June Apple announced a host of new products – check out our favourite announcements below! iOS 16 The newest operating system for iPhone introduces a huge update to the lock screen, and new sharing, communication and intelligence features that change the way users experience iPhones. The lock screen becomes more personal, customisable and helpful […]

iPads in Schools: What are the Benefits?

By eStormAus | May 12, 2022

Technological advancements impact the way we do a lot of things, including how we learn. Whether we like it or not, classrooms are embracing the digital era, replacing blackboards with smart boards and books with tablets. A favourite amongst educators and students, iPads are becoming increasingly integral to school curriculums. They boost student engagement, foster […]