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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

VB2017 paper: Nine circles of Cerber

Cerber is one of the major names in the world of ransomware, and last year, Check Point released a decryption service for the malware. Today, we publish a VB2017 paper by Check Point's Stanislav Skuratovich describing how the Cerber decryption tool worked; we have also uploaded the video of the presentation of this paper, by Or Eshed and Yaniv Balmas.

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Attack on Fox-IT shows how a DNS hijack can break multiple layers of security

Dutch security firm Fox-IT deserves praise for being open about an attack on its client network. There are some important lessons to be learned about DNS security from its post-mortem.

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Throwback Thursday: BGP - from route hijacking to RPKI: how vulnerable is the Internet?

For this week's Throwback Thursday, we look back at the video of a talk Level 3's Mike Benjamin gave at VB2016 in Denver, on BGP and BGP hijacks.

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Security Planner gives security advice based on your threat model

Citizen Lab's Security Planner helps you improve your online safety, based on the specific threats you are facing.

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VB2017 video: Spora: the saga continues a.k.a. how to ruin your research in a week

Today, we publish the video of the VB2017 presentation by Avast researcher Jakub Kroustek and his former colleague El?d Kironskż, now at ESET, who told the story of Spora, one of of the most prominent ransomware families of 2017.

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