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Update your Adobe Flash Player today!

This week Adobe has released an emergency update for the Flash Media Player. The risks identified by a hacking team show vulnerabilities in the flash player that allow attackers to install malware on end-user computers. These vulnerabilities affect Flash versions on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems. DeFreitas Computers are recommending users to […]

Samsung have taken bloatware to a new level.

Samsung have taken bloatware to a new level. While many manufacturers include customised software on their branded desktops and notebooks, Samsung have taken this to a new level but is it causing even more harm? Selected Samsung laptops/notebooks come with a “software updater” tool which is designed to keep selected Samsung drivers and apps up […]

$20,000 Small Business Tax Deduction

The new FY16 Federal Budget has included some benefits for small businesses. If you operate a small business with a turnover of less than $2 million you can now obtain an immediate tax deduction on selected items costing less than $20,000. The types of items which are eligible for the accelerated depreciation include anything which […]

Do you suffer from Cyberchondria?

Cold and Flu season is upon us and like many people you may try self-diagnosing medical conditions by using the internet to search your symptoms. Many Australians are searching online for medical advice to avoid making that doctors appointment. At DeFreitas Computers we understand the risks surrounding internet safety and while most people associate internet […]

Windows Server 2003 support will end

Microsoft Server 2003 has been a great server operating system however support for Windows Server 2003 is ending 14th July 2015. What does this mean? Basically the machine will still run however Microsoft will no longer release any security updates for any version of Server 2003. What to do now? If you are still running […]

Windows XP Support is ending!

On April 8, 2014, support and updates for Windows XP will no longer be available. As a result, after April 8, 2014, technical assistance for Windows XP will no longer be available, including automatic updates that help protect your PC. Microsoft will also stop providing Microsoft Security Essentials for download on Windows XP on this date. (If you […]

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