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Spot a Fake E-Mail.

At Ballan Computers, we are seeing a considerable number of local clients who have clicked on and fallen victim to a scam emails. These email scams range from ransomware to identity theft and the statistics worldwide are unbelievable. Cybercrime affects 18 people per second, 1,080 people per minute, 64,800 per hour and a staggering 1.55 million people per day. Whilst we are constantly reminded to always check the sender of our emails, this message doesn’t always get through. Which is why.

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Leading Edge Computers Closure, Where To Get Help Now?

Due to the recent closure of Leading Edge Computers in Bacchus Marsh, Ballan Computers have noticed an increased demand on their services, with many clients requiring immediate, professional technical assistance. Bacchus Marsh is a fast-growing area and following the closure of Leading Edge, a sizable hole has been left in the Western district for quality computer repairs. The experienced team at Ballan Computers, have extensive experience in servicing both Windows & Mac computers and lap.

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Amazon Prime Has Australians In Limbo Over The Grand Tour.

At Ballan Computers, we’ve done a few blog posts about The Grand Tour and whether or not Amazon Prime will launch in time for Australians to see the show. As it stands right now…. There is STILL no official word from Amazon or streaming companies in Australia regarding some kind of arrangement for us Aussies to see the show. We’ve all seen the ‘New Top Gear’ and it’s safe to say we want Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond back on our screens as so.

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Social Media Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

All effective digital marketing strategies involve an integral component, that component is social media. Start-up or not, it is one of the best digital platforms for propelling businesses forward rapidly, provided that that social media marketing is done right.For newcomers in the digital marketing industry, making a good first impression on social media is extra critical as you only get once chance to make it right. Losing that chance means falling behind competitors and repairing reputation w.

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See Who’s Viewing Your Profile. SCAM

There has long been hacks/scams and click bait on Facebook. A variation of the profile views scam is currently doing the rounds. See BelowThis is completely fake. DO NOT click or follow the link as they often get you to complete tasks or fill out forms and passwords that can put you, your Facebook profile or your computer at risk of a cyber attack. Once clicked, this particular attack posts to your wall asking your contact to do the same. You will be asked to fill out questionnaires to ‘se.

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