Industry News

We’re seeing a rise in signature-less attacks. “What’s a signature-less attack?” you say. It’s where malware that is designed to sit on your system, actively breaching your data security, is unable to be detected because the “signature” that the code produces has not been seen by anti-virus software teams with enough frequency to be captured

READ MORE

Millions of dollars in productivity are lost every single day in Australia thanks to various kinds of ransomware that encrypt company data in a practically unbreakable format and demand payment before releasing it. And that’s just the attacks that declare themselves.  Millions more damage is being done by signatureless malware hidden inside your trusted applications.

READ MORE

We don’t provide endorsements lightly. We regard ourselves as a vendor-agnostic managed IT service provider, focused on the needs of the end-user and the business requirements and able to specify exactly the right solution in each case because we’re not tied to recommending only a certain brand or product That’s why it’s important that we

READ MORE

For several months we have been hard at work behind-the-scenes preparing a new version of the Computer One website.  Today we are proud to announce its launch. It contains a more complete description of the IT services we offer and maintains the easy links to our desktop support services. Our thanks go out to our clients

READ MORE

QH&M Birt is one of Australia’s busiest civil contractors.  They prepare mine sites for commercial operation and build roads and dams in the kind of environments where roads and dams have never been seen before and in some of the most remote locations in the country It’s not all about big earthmoving machinery though.  Lots

READ MORE

19-08-2015 – Be careful where you step.  That’s the message from Microsoft as it releases an out-of-cycle patch with all the urgency it can muster. IT News reports that the patch covers Internet Explorer 7 to 11, running on Windows Vista and newer supported versions of the desktop operating system, and also Windows Server 2008

READ MORE

30-07-2015 – We get a lot of IT support calls from clients affected by some malware that has interrupted their workflow and stolen or corrupted data. Most often, the attack vector was a link in an email. It happens so often that I thought I would post about it.  But it’s not just a professional

READ MORE

28-07-2015.  IT News reports that code already present on Android phones from version 2.2 onwards is vulnerable to memory corruption and can be exploited to fully compromise the device. The security researcher who discovered the code, Joshua Drake from Zimperium, says that specially crafted exploits only need the phone number of the phone in order

READ MORE

14-07-2015 – It’s been coming for a while but the day has finally arrived.  After 12 years of patches and updates, Microsoft has pulled out the rug from underneath Server 2003 support. If you’re still using it, you’re on your own. What’s the problem? Are you at risk? If your server has exposure to Internet or

READ MORE

18-06-2015 – We are pleased to announce today an expansion of our role at Keolis Downer Rail, the company behind the Gold Coast Light Rail service. Previously we have provided a Managed IT Service which includes: Network Architecture for the project – Computer One designed the business computing network from the ground up before any

READ MORE

This week we dug into an archive of humorous and/or lamentable mistakes from recent times in IT to bring you 7 tales of what not to do if you want to remain employed. From failing to ensure back-ups are working through to compounding a mistake by trying to cover it up, these real-life stories serve

READ MORE

Yesterday we hosted a Network Security event with RSA that rated 4.5 out of 5 with attendees for its practicality and to-the-point messages. Computer One took the stage first with a session on Continuous Vulnerability Management. Our new managed service uses automated software to probe for holes in your network both from inside and outside.

READ MORE

Mountain Designs extends relationship with Computer One 12/05/2015 – Today we’re pleased to announce that Mountain Designs, already a long-time client, has decided to expand its service relationship with Computer One to include our comprehensive Managed Services product – Complete Care.  Following an internal restructure, Mountain Designs have placed their trust in Computer One to

READ MORE