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Security Month: Phising

Phishing scams are among the most prevalent forms of cybercrime, especially in the UK. Although phishing is widespread, it is beatable. Apart from ensuring you install security software, the best way to combat scams is to learn what phishing looks like. What is Phishing? Phishing (pronounced “fishing”) is a kind of identity theft which is growing in […]

Security Month: Protect your PC

PC security

Security News: On 17th of May over 230,000 computers in 160 countries were hit by Ransomware called “WannaCry”. Ransomeware is a strain of malware that encrypts the victims files; These files will no longer work without a unique key generated by the attack. This password is offered to the victim in exchange for bitcoins; a cyber-currency that is untraceable. In […]

Samsung recalls all Galaxy Note 7 smartp...

Note 7

Reports of exploding batteries in the US  has caused Samsung to recall it’s latest smartphone. This comes weeks after it’s release and is poor timing for the company with the imminent launch of Apple’s new ‘iPhone 7’. Batteries are currently sourced from both China and Korea, it’s believed the Korean variants are causing the problem but Samsung has issued a recall on […]

 
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