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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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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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