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What. The. Actual. Fuck?

Crime, Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Math and Science, Politics and Activism, Rules No Comment

So by now you’ve seen the New Year’s post. As noted, I had written that in the summer. Today, I was doing a bit of web admin and I checked in on that post. It has a sort of “well, things are sort of shit, but it’s not that bad and things are starting to […]

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Internet and Computer Security for Home Users During Lockdown (well, any time really) – Part 3

Crime, Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Rules, Security, Technology

It’s just a harmless little distraction. Here’s my answer to these neat little questions. If you love me you’ll copy and paste this to your status with your answers and tag 2397 to play too. Unless you live without social media (particularly Facebook in that example), you will have seen these little questionnaires and although […]

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Internet and Computer Security For Home Users During Lockdown (well, any time really) – Part 2

Crime, Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Rules, Security, Technology

Passwords. They’re annoying. They’re a massive pain in the arse. And now, people are saying your favourite password – your first dog’s name – is no good because it’s too short and too personal. You may even have received an email that says some scumbag installed malware on your computer and has video of you […]

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Google thinks deleting is suspicious.

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Rules, Security, Technology

Sunday night I was up late.  I wasn’t sleeping and decided to log into GMail to do some clean-up.  This is a regular task for me – I go in, empty the bin, delete old mails, sort the inbox into categories, etc.  I’ve been doing this for years, usually from the same computer at home […]

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