Cyber Security Awareness Month 2023 – Be Cyber Wise, Don’t Compromise

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October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, a time for all Australians to improve their cyber security knowledge and take action to protect their information and devices. The theme for Cyber Security Awareness Month 2023 is ‘be cyber wise – don’t compromise’. We’re encouraging you to take 4 simple steps to be cyber wise: Update your … Read more

Today Is World Backup – Day 31st March – Please Protect Your Data

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Peter Herriman from Web South says, “We actually recommend regular backups, and multiple storage locations and devices, but I learnt those techniques during the early ’80’s and on mainframe systems with data worth millions of dollars (back then, imagine now as there is so much more data stored!). All the same, we are well aware … Read more

Web South Under New Ownership

WebSouth Star Logo - ICON

Well, it had to happen sometime, ‘The Old Fellow’ (Pete) has ‘retired’, and now ‘Son’ (Luke) had taken over the business, so the Web South business will continue on with the same great service as before. Pete is still hovering in the background helping out where he can, he can’t completely go ‘cold turkey’ on … Read more

Domain Confirmation SCAM

Email Alert - Warning Sign

Gee! This one could easily catch anyone who has registered thier own domain name. DO NOT REPLY TO IT! This may vary but it is likely to look like this in the Subject of the email It is possible to get emails from Auda, and it may be to verify ownership. It is unlikely to … Read more

Domain Name Scam Alert

Email Alert - Warning Sign

SCAM ALERT! We have been made aware of a scam targeting .au registrants, with emails from someone posing as an auDA employee requesting scans of personal documents. Please do not not reply to it. Who is the auDA? auDA is the administrator of Australia’s .au top level domain and thier work ensures .au remains a … Read more