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Do you really need antivirus software in 2021?

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Do you really need antivirus software in 2021?

Do you really need to use antivirus software these days? As we all know, technology is racing a long, changing and reforming, to aid us in our daily lives, but like Ying and Yang, with the good side of these amazing strides comes the bad side. The cybercriminals are working just as fast to keep ahead of changing technologies and creating malicious programs with the intent to either steal something or create havoc or both!  The answer is plain and simple, we need to keep our devices protected. I know that most of us think that not having antivirus software...

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How to dispose of Old Devices Securely, Responsibly & Eco-friendly.

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How to dispose of Old Devices Securely, Responsibly & Eco-friendly.

Technology changes as fast as the weather can, so we are all sourcing new devices more frequently to keep up with the tech. These Devices have also become the ‘go-to’ birthday or Christmas presents. We all know that our ‘new’ toy must be protected with secure passwords and a good antivirus, but do we think about what to do with our old devices? Its no good having all our security on our new device when we are throwing/giving our old device away without securing it first. It’s like having a burglar alarm fitted on your house but leaving the backdoor...

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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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Millennials V Baby Boomers? Who is the safest online?

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Millennials V Baby Boomers? Who is the safest online?

Millennials v Baby Boomers, which one is more secure online? Check out the chart to see the full story, you might be surprised at some of the results! 

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