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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

VB2018 paper and video: Android app deobfuscation using static-dynamic cooperation

Static analysis and dynamic analysis each have their shortcomings as methods for analysing potentially malicious files. Today, we publish a VB2018 paper by Check Point researchers Yoni Moses and Yaniv Mordekhay, in which they describe a method that combines static and dynamic analysis to defeat app obfuscation in Android binaries. We also publish the video of their presentation.

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VB2019 call for papers closes this weekend

The call for papers for VB2019 closes on 17 March, and while we've already received many great submissions, we still want more!

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Registration open for VB2019 - book your ticket now!

Registration for VB2019, the 29th Virus Bulletin International Conference, is now open, with an early bird rate available until 1 July.

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The VB2019 call for papers is about ... papers

When we are calling for papers for the Virus Bulletin conference as we are doing now, we really mean a written paper. But don't worry if you've never written a paper - we can help!

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VB2018 video: Adware is just malware with a legal department - how we reverse engineered OSX/Pirrit, received legal threats, and survived

Amit Serper first analysed the OSX/Pirrit adware in 2016, highlighting some of its malware-like techniques, and soon afterwards started receiving legal threats from the company behind it. At VB2018 Amit gave a presentation in which he discussed both the adware and the legal threats he received for calling it malware. Today, we publish the video of Amit's presentation.

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