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Are you staying safe on Social Media, home & away?

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Are you staying safe on Social Media, home & away?

Posting our experiences and photos on Social Media is something we all do, especially when we are travelling or on Holiday. But have you ever thought of the safety implications when you do this? Here are a few things to think about and help you stay safe on social Media Platforms. Check your ‘Friends’ List.  Make sure that you are posting to people that you trust when displaying personal details, especially when you include how long you will be away etc. Never befriend someone you don’t know or have casually met. You can always wait until to get to know...

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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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Easyjet Cyber-Breach affecting around 9 million customers

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Easyjet Cyber-Breach affecting around 9 million customers

Easyjet Cyber- breach affected around 9 million customers. Details have emerged this month that email addresses, travel details and in some cases, credit and debit card information, have been stolen from this very renowned company. Easyjet have informed and is working closely with the UK’s information Commissioners Office (ICO) during the on-going investigation. EasyJet first became aware of the attack in January, but it was only able to start informing customers about the breach in April. The reason being that it was such a highly sophisticated attack, so it took time to unravel and find who had been impacted. "We...

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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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TECH JOINS THE FIGHT AGAINST CORONAVIRUS.

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TECH JOINS THE FIGHT AGAINST CORONAVIRUS.

From robots that can disinfect, to smart helmets and thermal camera drones, Technology is helping China with the combat against Covid-19. At the centre of the outbreak in the country, China has used these invaluable aids to try to contain the spread of the infection by identifying symptoms and also identifying potential people carrying the virus. These helpful devices are obviously helping to limit human interaction and most vitally, helping medical staff to avoid being infected.  THE TECH Drones-These are being deployed to transport vital medical supplies/samples between hospitals. They can also identify potential carriers by using thermal imaging cameras....

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