Australian Government and businesses hit by massive cyber attack from ‘sophisticated, state-based actor’

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Australian organisations, including governments and businesses, are currently the targets of sustained attacks by a sophisticated foreign “state-based” hacker. Checking my wordfence website firewall I’m currently seeing a lot of blocks due to hacking attempts from Russian and Indian IPs.  

IT Security checklist

IT Security is an ever increasing challenge. Here is a list of security considerations and what to implement to improve the protection of your organisation and IT resources. Have the conversation – talk to your IT provider about how your security can be enhanced, or call King computer solutions on 1300 54 64 74 to.

SIP trunk setup guide for asterisk

Log into FreePBX. Click the Setup link at the top of the page, then “Trunks”, to the left of the page. Click “Add SIP Trunk” Scroll down to “Outgoing Settings”. Type King SIP into “Trunk Name” Enter the following into PEER Details (add fromuser=EXTN if you have multiple SIP trunks on the same Asterisk box):.

MYOB does not see network drives

When attempting to open a .MYO file from within MYOB premiere, mapped network drives do not appear in the list.   To work around this problem, configure the EnableLinkedConnections registry value. To configure the EnableLinkedConnections registry value Click Start, type regedit in the Start programs and files box, and then press ENTER. Locate and then.

Cyberoam stops access to AWS cloudfront hosted sites

Some clients using Cyberoam firewalls have reported problems with being unable to access particular secure websites which are hosted on Amazon Web Services cloudfront. One example is This is because the AWS servers have started including a new Cipher which is currently not supported by Cyberoam Web Proxy. On checking the Cipher suite for.

At the South Pacific Star Party

Last weekend I took my annual trip to the South Pacific Star Party with the Astronomical society. Here is the King computer car lit by firelight with the beautiful sky in the background.

MYOB confirmation servers down 29/4/2019

Today MYOB confirmation servers stopped responding. This has resulted in MYOB software being able to write data as the inability to confirm the data files results in read only access. reports Identified, 2019-04-29 10:30:03 AESTWe are still working through the incident. Be assured we are treating this with the highest priority and have multiple internal. is offline

Currently I am getting this message trying to access It may be suffering a denial of service attack, or someone pulled the wrong cable! Gateway Timeout The proxy server did not receive a timely response from the upstream server. Reference #1.5edb0d17.1478567407.11288ee