Phishing is a type of online scam where criminals send an email that appears to be from a legitimate company and ask you to provide sensitive information. This is usually done by including a link that will appear to take you to the company’s website to fill in your information – but the website is a clever fake and the information you provide goes straight to the crooks behind the scam.

Google has announced a timetable for phasing out insecure file downloads in the Chrome browser, starting with desktop version 81 due out next month.

Known in jargon as ‘mixed content downloads’, these are files such as software executables, documents and media files offered from secure HTTPS websites over insecure HTTP connections.

Ransomware is a type of malicious software, or malware, designed to deny access to a computer system or data until a ransom is paid. Ransomware typically spreads through phishing emails or by unknowingly visiting an infected website. Ransomware can be devastating to an individual or an organization.

On January 14th 2020, Microsoft support for the Windows 7 Operating System ended.

When you now login to your Windows 7 PC, you will be notified as follows:

 d-PIT Solutions can assist you in migrating away from Windows 7 to Windows 10 or another operating system of your choice. To find out more, contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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