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Think you won’t get caught out by Scams?

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Think you won’t get caught out by Scams?

We hear, over and over again, on the news and through other medias, about people who have fallen for some form of financial scam, publicising how they prey on the vulnerable, like the elderly or the lonely. But don’t be fooled into a false sense of security that it won’t ever happen to you, as more and more of us are opening ourselves up for these criminals to take their ill-gotten gains. In 2018, £354m was lost to payment scams. Here are some the current financial scams that around: ‘Safe account’ scams You receive a call from a trusted organisation,...

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Free vs Paid Internet Security Software: What’s best?

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Free vs Paid Internet Security Software: What’s best?

With so much choice out there for Antivirus products, it is hard to sometimes make a smart choice, especially when there are so called ‘Free’ products. But as the saying goes… there no such thing as a Free lunch! To safeguard your devices and data, it is extremely important to have the best protection you can get, one that will regularly update, to help to secure you from on-going & changing threats.  These ‘Free’ products can be very tempting, but beware, you may think you are receiving the software for free, but often the software has a ‘trade off’ where...

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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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Coronavirus: Will it change national security and spying?

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Coronavirus: Will it change national security and spying?

We all know what a devastating impact the Covid-19 virus is having on the world, affecting everything from global finance markets to everyday living, but have we thought of what effect it is having on national security? Before this Coronavirus infection hit the world, our security and spying networkers would be gaining information & reporting on suspected terrorist attacks and setting the national security machine into action to protect our national safety. But now, things will be looked at differently. Since the devastating 9/11 attacks, which were nearly 20 years ago now, our main security has generally been focused &...

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