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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

Throwback Thursday: Giving the EICAR test file some teeth

The 68-byte EICAR test file plays as important a role today as it did 19 years ago. In this week's Throwback Thursday we look back at a VB99 conference paper in which Randy Abrams described how this 'miracle tool' worked and how it could be used.

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XMRig used in new macOS cryptominer

A new piece of cryptocurrency-mining malware on macOS has been found to use the popular XMRig miner.

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Tendency for DDoS attacks to become less volumetric fits in a wider trend

CDN provider Cloudflare reports an increase in DDoS attacks targeting layer 7 and focusing on exhausting server resources rather than sending large volumes of data. This fits in a wider trend.

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Turkish Twitter users targeted with mobile FinFisher spyware

Through fake social media accounts, users were tricked into installing an Android application that was actually a mobile version of the FinFisher spyware.

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Hide'n'Seek IoT botnet adds persistence

The Hide'n'Seek IoT botnet has received an update to make its infection persist on infected devices beyond a restart.

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