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Having Internet Trouble recently? Here’s why…

In what appears to be a case of “growing pains”, last week there were reports of Internet connectivity…

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August 18, 2014 in News + Threats
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Synology devices hit with “Synolocker” ransomware

Small businesses using Synology™ NAS (network attached storage) devices are at risk of a new ransomware style attack,…

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August 12, 2014 in Business
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What data is your smartphone leaking about you?

You’re sound asleep when the alarm on your smartphone wakes you up, as it does every morning.  You…

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June 24, 2014 in Mobile
Why You Should Change Your Apple ID Password – Immediately!
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Why You Should Change Your Apple ID Password – Immediately!

If you own an iPhone or iPad, you are well advised to immediately change your Apple ID password,…

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June 23, 2014 in News + Threats
Your Credit Card Security Code (CVV) – Is It Safe To Give Out?
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Your Credit Card Security Code (CVV) – Is It Safe To Give Out?

If you’re a regular online shopper like me, you’re sure to be familiar with your credit card security…

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June 23, 2014 in News + Threats
Microsoft Fixes Vulnerability In Internet Explorer – Now What Should You Do?
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Microsoft Fixes Vulnerability In Internet Explorer – Now What Should You Do?

We blogged recently about a very serious vulnerability in Internet Explorer that Microsoft were issuing patches for, so…

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June 23, 2014 in News + Threats
What are the ingredients of spam
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What are the ingredients of spam

Are you confused by emails that you receive and you often wonder whether they are legitimate ones or…

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June 23, 2014 in News + Threats
How to increase your phone’s battery life
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How to increase your phone’s battery life

Do you often get frustrated by the battery life on your smartphone? Does it conk out before the…

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June 23, 2014 in Mobile