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Beware the 'unknown caller scam' that could cost you a fortune

Unknown Caller Scam
Many phone scams have been going around for a long time, including this one I am going to explain...but more recently this specific one has seen a dramatic increase, hence why I believe it is worth covering. You have likely received an unknown call from abroad at some point on your mobile or landline, whether you have answered or missed it. Th...
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Apple's New 'Drive Safer' Feature in iOS 11

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As always at their Developer's Conference, Apple released some exciting news about various different products, but a couple of things stood out to me, one being their new feature which will be available to download on the new iOS 11 update to promote safer driving. The new 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature will essentially prevent all not...
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Protecting Your Privacy Online

Protecting Your Privacy Online
​This is an article which actually I shouldn't have to be writing, but still on a daily basis, I see friends and family failing massively at this. Online privacy is getting simpler, there are still some more complex parts to overcome, but there are some simple things everybody should be doing at least to make things more difficult to be tracked onl...
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Facebook Privacy Settings

Facebook Privacy Settings
Just a moment ago I decided to take a quick look down my friends list and picked a few at random, some of which are actually pretty 'tech-savvy' shall we say, just to see what their settings are like, and it turns out that as I expected, everything is set to 'public'.  This may be intentional, but I can't see the benefit of letting just anybod...
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Google's new HTTPS policy

Google's new HTTPS policy
​Yes, Google are implementing a new security policy for their Chrome browser, and the roll-out is beginning next month, so I thought I may as well touch on it briefly as I have been asked quite a few times about it now. Around a year or so ago, Google announced that they would be introducing a security policy change in their widely used Chrome web ...
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Why spending money on advanced cyber security software, hardware and third party specialists can still fail you!

Why spending money on advanced cyber security software, hardware and third party specialists can still fail you!
In today's world, as a business, it may seem that you are under constant threat of being attacked, or worse - constantly being attacked. Cyber threats come in several forms, from countries looking to engage in espionage, the cyber criminal looking to steal valuable information to use and exploit, and even 'issue motivated' groups looking to steal o...
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The risks of using Instagram

The risks of using Instagram
Does your child use Instagram? Do you use Instagram? Many people are unaware of the real risk of using Instagram and similar apps/social network today. Children get an Instagram account as their friends have it, you may have an Instagram account because you love selfies...but do you know the real risks and what you should do to protect yourself and...
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Microsoft Windows 10 - A New Hope

Microsoft Windows 10 - A New Hope
So many people complained about Windows from the upgrades after Windows XP to the new changeover in Windows 8, that the company went back the drawing board to create a whole new experience. This time around, they changed things up, and kept with their modern approach with a jump over the 9th edition, going with the moniker of Windows 10 instead. Th...
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