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Beware of Fake ‘Shop Front’ Websites.

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Beware of Fake ‘Shop Front’ Websites.

There you are, happily online shopping, you search on Google (or other browsers) for your favourite site, click in your search listings on what you think is the genuine site and voila! Up pops what looks to be the site you wish to utilise. Or is it? Cyber-criminals are sweeping the internet with ‘Fake’ sites, they copy, very cleverly and in great detail, the site page, for example , of your bank or as in the exampled photo above, your antivirus site relying on the user to think that it is genuine and then ask for all kinds of personal...

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Mobile Banking-Protection Tips

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Mobile Banking-Protection Tips

The trend for doing everything on your mobile phone is growing fast, one of these fastest areas of growth is MOBILE BANKING. We can now do virtually everything we need to do with our finances directly on our mobiles, including mobile check deposits plus much more. Banks are now ‘stripping down’ their in-branch services, and concentrating more on expanding their online banking services, which saves them time and money and makes it less necessary for customers to go the branch. The big question we are all asking, is this a safe option when dealing with the extremely important and vital...

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Shopping online? Here are some safety tips you should know.

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Shopping online? Here are some safety tips you should know.

Shopping for food/household goods/Clothes is an essential part of all our lives, and shopping ‘Online’ has now become the ‘norm’ for most of us. 80% of internet users shop online at some point, and this is growing, particularly due to the recent Covid-19 pandemic restrictions. While shopping online saves us an enormous amount of time and we can do it from the comfort of our own home, it comes with risks. This is something we must be aware of, and we must not be too complacent about. Please find below some tips to keep in mind when shopping on the...

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Coronavirus: Wristband Tracking tested to aid lockdown

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Coronavirus: Wristband Tracking tested to aid lockdown

Sounds like something out of a Sci-Fi Movie, but this is the latest tech to help track our movements. Bulgaria is the latest country to trial them. Around 50 residents in Sofia are going to be given the wristbands that will record their movements via GPS Satellite location.  Other Countries are testing similar technology to make sure that quarantine rules are being adhered to. South Korea and Hong Kong to name just a couple. The tech company involved with the Bulgaria Trials are ‘Comarch Life Wristbands’ which is based in Poland. The bands will not only confirm that a person...

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The Covid-19 App -Why do we need it?

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The Covid-19 App -Why do we need it?

We all have fears about our privacy safety with these new Google/Apple supported Covid-19 Apps, so many questions about how will it work and what information will it store about me? Let us start with why we need a tracking device at all.  Throughout our history we have had huge waves of infections, from the Black Plague sweeping across Europe in the middle ages, to the outbreak in London in 1854 of Cholera, to name just a couple of examples. Each outbreak had started from somewhere and then spread, but the answer, in all cases, to try and stop the...

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