Viruses / Malware

Windows 7, Windows 2008 Server and Office 2010 End of Support

If your business is still using Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 (Inc. Small Business Server 2008), then now is the time to consider your options on upgrading. Microsoft is officially dropping extended support for all of these on January 14th … Read More

Microsoft Email Scam

This is not necessarily a new scam but more cleverly designed and worded. The email is urging the recipient to act FAST and sign-in with their email credentials with limited time to react, it stresses that your email account will be … Read More

CyberSecurity – Top Tips

We at RLS Computer Services take cyber-security very seriously and don’t wish our customers to be a victim of fraud. To help keep yourself safe from fraudsters by reducing their chances of getting hold of your information, we have put … Read More

Information regarding an issue with the signature file in Panda Cloud Office Protection and Retail 2015

As most of you are aware there was an issue detected yesterday in Panda Cloud Office Protection and Retail 2015 products. This issue may have caused some files to be moved to quarantine. We advise that you DO NOT RESTART … Read More

Can I Trust Emails From HMRC?

Can I Trust Emails From HMRC? Recently and after our previous blog ““ we have been asked “Can I Trust Emails From HMRC?“ The answer is not as simple as it might seem, we have already highlighted the root cause … Read More

How to Spot a Phishing Email

I get several calls on this subject PER DAY!! and mainly the question I get asked is: How do I spot a Phishing email? What is Phishing? First I will explain what Phishing is; Phishing is a way of fraudulently … Read More

Heartbleed Internet Security Bug

By now you would have heard about the Heartbleed software bug that has affected approximately two thirds of internet based services. Many service providers (banks, shopping, social networks, etc.)  have issued statements recommending that you change your password because they … Read More

Cryptolocker Ransomware: Your Data’s Worse Nightmare

Calling all PC users, we from time to time warn you of the dangers of viruses and Trojans, etc. but I felt that an update is CRITICAL, due to a relatively new strand of malware referred to as “ransomware”. It … Read More

I Spy with My Little Eye

Have you ever wondered how those pop ups that you absolutely hate got there in the first place and why every time you go onto the net you immediately get transported to a page that you didn’t ask for or … Read More