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PC’s Made Simple

PC's dont have to be difficult

MRA Consultants have been solving computer / PC problems for over 20 years, during this time I have built up a reputation for service, reliability and value for money. From custom software to a simple computer fix / repair  I cover all your pc problems.

Local businesse that benefit from the PC expertise of MRA

A small sample of local businesses I serve include  Maryport Bodyworks Centre, Workington Town RLFCABI Motor body Repairs, Taylors Joinery And Plastics, West Cumbria Domestic Violence, Macs Removals Ltd . ,Horizon Tile and Bathroom Centre, Cumbria HeadstonesModern Homes and Redefine Medical Aesthetics. All of the above have been customers for many years.

PC guru to the local community

As well as countless numbers of individuals. I also handle the PC requirements for  Distington club for young people, Ewanrigg and Netherton Community Centre, Over 99% of my business comes from referrals. I was the first in the area to offer no fix no fee and no call out charges.

Keeping your PC secure

Having problems with computer / PC malware or viruses or networking problems then if you live in the West Cumbria area ( Whitehaven, Workington, Maryport, Cockermouth or Wigton) then your computer will be in good hands if you give me a call.

Websites / Ecommerce

In conjunction with IT-ETC of Newcastle I offer website design / hosting / ecommerce solutions as well as SEO and web programming.

 

Virus Bulletin news

VB2019 paper: DNS on fire

In a paper presented at VB2019, Cisco Talos researchers Warren Mercer and Paul Rascagneres looked at two recent attacks against DNS infrastructure: DNSpionage and Sea Turtle. Today we publish their paper and the recording of their presentation.

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German Dridex spam campaign is unfashionably large

VB has analysed a malicious spam campaign targeting German-speaking users with obfuscated Excel malware that would likely download Dridex but that mostly stood out through its size.

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Paper: Dexofuzzy: Android malware similarity clustering method using opcode sequence

We publish a paper by researchers from ESTsecurity in South Korea, who describe a fuzzy hashing algorithm for clustering Android malware datasets.

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Emotet continues to bypass many email security products

Having returned from a summer hiatus, Emotet is back targeting inboxes and, as seen in the VBSpam test lab, doing a better job than most other malicious campaigns at bypassing email security products.

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VB2019 paper: We need to talk - opening a discussion about ethics in infosec

Those working in the field of infosec are often faced with ethical dilemmas that are impossible to avoid. Today, we publish a VB2019 paper by Kaspersky researcher Ivan Kwiatkowski looking at ethics in infosec as well as the recording of Ivan's presentation.

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