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Have you backed up your data recently?

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Have you backed up your data recently?

With mostly all our personal information now being held on digital devices, whether it be laptops, phones or tablets, more than ever it is important not just to protect these devices with a good all round antivirus package, it is also essential to ‘back up’ or ‘save’ your data. Phones can break or be stolen, the same for tablets. Laptops can contract viruses and make impossible to retrieve your personal data. Have you ever considered what you would do if you phone broke or was stolen? All that personal info like phone/email contacts, addresses, photos, would be lost to you,...

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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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SMART CAMERAS & BABY MONITORS-ARE THEY CYBER-SAFE?

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SMART CAMERAS & BABY MONITORS-ARE THEY CYBER-SAFE?

A warning has been issued from the UK’s cyber security department, highlighting the security & privacy’ dangers’ of these types of devices when not protected properly. These items can be infiltrated by cyber-criminals when the devices have been left with their default security settings.  The advisory information is to change the settings immediately after purchase, with a complex (not easy to guess) and secure private password, that would make it difficult for a hacker to be able to break in and be able to observe your home & loved ones. We all know and agree what fantastic innovations these devices...

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