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Security Advisory: CSRF & DNS Changed Web Interface Attacks

Security Advisory: CSRF & DNS Attacks
In May 2018, we became aware of new attacks against web-enabled devices, which includes DrayTek routers. The recent attacks have attempted to change DNS settings of routers. We are in the process of releasing updated firmware which you should upgrade to as soon as it is available but also immediately follow the advice below:
Update your firmware immediately, or as soon as updated software is available. Before doing the upgrade, take a backup of your current config in case you need to restore it later (system maintenance -> Config backup). Do use the .ALL file to upgrade, otherwise you will wipe your router settings.
Check your DNS and DHCP settings on your router. If you have a router supporting multiple LAN subnets, check settings for each subnet. Your DNS settings should be either blank, set to the correct DNS server addresses from your ISP or DNS server addresses of a server which you have deliberately set (e.g. Google 8.8.8.8). A known rogue DNS server is 38.134.121.95 – if you see that, your router has been changed.
In the case of DHCP, the DHCP server may be disabled, which will typically cause errors on your LAN as devices fail to be issued with IP addresses so the problem is more obvious.
https://www.draytek.co.uk/support/security-advisories/kb-advisory-csrf-and-dns-dhcp-web-attacks #draytek #dns

Security Advisory
Security Advisory: CSRF & DNS Changed Web Interface Attacks

SSD Drive Upgrade Offer

samsung 250GB SSD
samsung 250GB SSD

An SSD upgrade is the perfect way to give your laptop a new lease of life. Is your laptop running slow and taking you too long to perform simple tasks on it?
Call AS-COMPUTERS to discuss your SSD upgrade : 01422 246911 or 07980 185332
All products purchased come with minimum 3 year warranties.
Labour costs starting from only £45.
#samsung #hynix #toshiba #SSD #SSDUpgrade #laptops #desktop #pcupgrade #ascomputers #250GB #500GB #120GB

5 simple ways cloud computing can solve your payment woes [Infographic]

5 simple ways cloud computing can solve your payment woes [Infographic]
5 simple ways cloud computing can solve your payment woes [Infographic]

5 simple ways cloud computing can solve your payment woes [Infographic] – https://www.sage.com/…/…/cloud-computing-solve-payment-woes/ #sage #cloud #payments

Toshiba Laptop repair – processor overheating

toshiba repair
toshiba repair

Complete breakdown of old Toshiba laptop for a customer. Full clean. New thermal paste applied to resolve processor overheating. Rebuild and SSD Drive upgrade. Another happy customer. #overheatingproblems #toshiba #SSD #laptoprepairs #ascomputers #cullingworth #halifax #yorkshire #toshiba

HP ENVY X360 LAPTOPS

HP ENVY X360 LAPTOPS
HP ENVY X360 LAPTOPS

Just in, a batch of brand new HP Envy X360, Intel® Core™ i5, 8Gb RAM, 128Gb SSD, 1TB HDD 15.6 inch Touchscreen 2-in-1, Bang & Olufsen Laptop. Only £699.99 (setup and ready to go).
The build quality on these laptops is amazing. They are outstanding value for a premium class laptop.
#HP #bangolufsen #touchscreen #design #laptop #cullingworth #halifax #envy

Samsung V-NAND SSD 850 EVO review

Samsung Evo 850 - 250GB
Samsung Evo 850 – 250GB

Samsung SSD drives are considered to be the market leader when it comes to SSD performance and quality. The 850 Evo comes in various capacity sizes from 250GB all the way up to 4TB. The drive offers a sequential read speed of 560MB/s (max) and a sequential write speed of 530MB/s (max). Samsung offers a 5-year limited warranty and overall this product is excellent value for money. Prices start from as little as £82.99. If your looking to upgrade your laptop/PC, then the SSD drive upgrade is the best option around. Contact us now on T: 01422246911 or E: enquiry@as-computers.co.uk for advise and quotes.

DELL 9030 AIO – ADATA SU900 256GB SSD DRIVE UPGRADE

DELL 9030 AIO - ADATA SSD DRIVE UPGRADE
DELL 9030 AIO – ADATA SSD DRIVE UPGRADE

We received a Dell 9030 AIO into our office the other day which was slow and unresponsive. After running tests and checking the hardware/software we agreed this PC required some SSD speed in its life. Introducing the ADATA SU800 Ultimate 256GB.
A couple of weeks after returning the DELL to the customer we checked in to find out how it was performing. Customer extremely happy and loving the speed increase.
#SSD #ADATA #DELL #UPGRADE

SSD Drive upgrade offer

SSD Drive Upgrade Offer
SSD Drive Upgrade Offer

We have a selection of SSD Drives in stock for anyone wishing to upgrade and bring some speed/life back into their old Laptops/Desktops. #toshiba #ssd #ADATA #samsung #hynix #250GB #120GB #500GB #laptopupgrade #pcupgrade

Acer Laptop Offer – £339.99

Acer Laptop Offer
Acer Laptop Offer

We have received some great value/spec Acer Laptops. Perfect for students, office workers and general everyday use. – Intel i3 processor, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, 14inch screen, Windows 10, £339.99. Laptops will be fully setup/updated and ready to go. Upgrades to SSD Drives for extra speed starting from £389.99 #acer #laptops #SSD #windows #inteli3

Gaming Rig 4 Sale

AMD, Ryzen, Nvidia
Gaming Rig

SPECIFICATION
– 2tb Seagate HDD
– 128gb ADATA Ultimate SU800 SSD
– AMD Ryzen 5 1500x 3.6ghz AM4 CPU
– 8GB DDR4 2133MHZ RAM
– Inno3D Geforce GTX 1060 3GB GPU
– Edimax N300 wireless card
– Asus prime B350 Plus AM4 Motherboard
– Coolermaster 600w 80+ ATX PSU
– Windows 10
– Phantekeclispe P300 case
– 3yr parts warranty
CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION
T: 01422246911 M: 07980185332
E: ENQUIRY@AS-COMPUTERS.CO.UK
#gaming #AMD #Geforce #Ryzen #ADATA #ASCOMPUTERS

Emsisoft Anti-Malware awarded VB100 certification… again!

VB100 certification
VB100 certification

A few days ago independent IT security research group Virus Bulletin released the results of its latest round of testing. We’re thrilled to announce that Emsisoft Anti-Malware was once again awarded the VB100 certification! Read on to learn more about the testing methodology and what the award means for Emsisoft.

AXIS 360 PANORAMIC NETWORK CAMERA

axis 360 surveillance camera
axis 360 surveillance camera

Indoor 6 MP 360° panoramic network camera now in stock at as-computers.
– 360° panoramic view with 6 MP sensor
– Compact design for easy wall or ceiling installation
– Advanced client de-warping and digital pan, tilt and zoom
– Supports microSD card and Axis Zipstream technology
– HDMI support enables streaming to a monitor

CCTV


https://www.axis.com/gb/en/companion/products-and-solutions/axis-companion-360
#axiscompanion #ascomputers #cctv #cullingworth #halifax

SAGE REVIEW – Infographic: Staying safe in the cloud

Sage Security - Staying safe in the cloud
Sage Security – Staying safe in the cloud

SAGE REVIEW – Infographic: Staying safe in the cloud As the business landscape changes, more and more companies are exploring ways of enabling staff to work away from the office.
Cloud computing allows workers to access company data and applications via the internet, anywhere and anytime. As a result, everyday tasks can be automated and performed on laptops, tablets or even smartphones. Managing your cash flow with cloud accounting software is one way your workforce could end up being more efficient and productive.
Cloud investment continues to increase by 20% per year as organisations plan to cut IT costs, maximise agility and improve business function support. Keeping critical data and systems secure remains a key concern for organisations considering a move to the cloud.
Our guide to staying safe in the cloud offers a walk-through of the biggest threats to cloud security that businesses face today, and outlines how organisations are tackling these and what tools and best practices IT professionals consider when adopting the cloud.

Infographic: Staying safe in the cloud


#sage #cloud #online #security

A fresh look at TCO – Axis CCTV

axis cctv
axis cctv

From price to TCO
Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is a well-established concept in many industries, not the least in IT, as a way for strategic buyers to move beyond looking at the upfront price to understanding all costs associated with procuring, deploying and operating a system.

In a previous post, we presented a model for Total Cost of Ownership in IP security, and how that applied to a hypothetical project. The project was an enterprise 1500-camera city surveillance deployment. In this example, the costs for the project were divided equally between product related costs and ‘other’ costs – such as labor – not related to the specific price of the products purchased.
https://www.axis.com/blog/secure-insights/tco-evolvement/?utm_source=LinkedIn&utm_medium=Social

How to create and store passwords securely – Emsisoft.

emsisoft - passwords
emsisoft – passwords

Despite the importance of having a robust password, many people are still making it too easy for the hackers. Using underhanded tactics, cybercriminals use stolen login credentials to illegally gain access to the online accounts of unsuspecting users.

It’s time to protect your devices once and for all. In our latest blog post, we’ve rounded up everything you need to know about creating strong passwords and storing them securely.
#passwords #security #emsisoft

How to create, manage and store passwords securely

Lenovo Laptop Offer – Jan 2018

LENOVO LAPTOP OFFER - JAN2018
LENOVO LAPTOP OFFER – JAN2018

Lenovo Laptop Offer. (Brand New and with 12month warranty, 3yr warranty on SSD Drives)
Data Transfer from old laptop available on request.
Home setup and installation also available.
Tel: 01422246911 / 07980185332
E-Mail: enquiry@as-computers.co.uk
#lenovo #laptop

Lenovo V110 Laptop Offer

LENOVO LAPTOP SALE OFFER - JAN2018
LENOVO LAPTOP SALE OFFER – JAN2018

Lenovo V110 Laptop Offer. (Brand New and with 12month warranty, 3yr warranty on SSD Drives)
Data Transfer from old laptop available on request.
Home setup and installation also available.
Tel: 01422246911 / 07980185332
E-Mail: enquiry@as-computers.co.uk

SSD upgrade offer – Jan 2018

SSD SALE OFFER - JAN2018
SSD SALE OFFER – JAN2018

AS-COMPUTERS IS OFFERING 20% off any SSD Purchase Price with Laptop and Desktop PC upgrade throughout Jan 2018.
– Is your laptop running slow, why not offer your old PC a new lease of life. SSD drives are the perfect upgrade for any laptop or desktop PC.
– SSD drives run up to 20x faster that standard HDD drives.
– Increased Efficiency. (Battery life and less use of electricity)
Labour will be capped at £50 including data transfer from old disk. (mirror image of old disk or fresh installation.)
Contact us now on 01422246911 or 07980185332. Alternatively email us at enquiry@as-computers.co.uk

Intel Fixes Critical Bugs in Management Engine – Hardware Patch

Intel Processor
Intel Processor

Intel published a security advisory last night detailing eight vulnerabilities that impact core CPU technologies such as the Intel Management Engine (ME), Intel Server Platform Services (SPS), and Intel Trusted Execution Engine (TXE).

The vulnerabilities are severe enough to allow attackers to install rootkits on vulnerable PCs, retrieve data processed inside CPUs, and cause PC crashes —which should be the least of someone’s worries.

Who’s affected? According to Intel, the following Intel ME, SPS, and TXE firmware versions are affected:

6th, 7th & 8th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Family
Intel® Xeon® Processor E3-1200 v5 & v6 Product Family
Intel® Xeon® Processor Scalable Family
Intel® Xeon® Processor W Family
Intel® Atom® C3000 Processor Family
Apollo Lake Intel® Atom Processor E3900 series
Apollo Lake Intel® Pentium™
Celeron™ N and J series Processors

Intel has released a download tool for users that checks and reports if users’ computers are affected. On Windows, users should run the Intel-SA-00086-GUI.exe file to view scan results (image below).

https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/27150
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/intel-fixes-critical-bugs-in-management-engine-its-secret-cpu-on-chip/
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/author/catalin-cimpanu/

Emsisoft Christmas Deal

EMSISOFT CHRISTMAS Deal
EMSISOFT CHRISTMAS Deal

EMSISOFT CHRISTMAS DEAL
Save 33% on 3 PC and 40% on 5 PC Emsisoft Anti-Malware license bundles and protect the whole family. Hurry: Offer ends 31st Dec! #antimalware#malware #ascomputers #christmas #discount

http://www.as-computers.co.uk/softwa…/emsisoft-anti-malware/

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