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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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Beware the Christmas Scammer!

Crime, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Security

The Midwinter Festival of Excess is upon us, and most people are out looking for deals in the hope of easing the sting of the January bills.  There are many deals to be found online and in various exchange fora such as classified ads, but it is crucial that a shopper exercise a certain amount […]

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The Support Scam

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

The Squidette is well versed in computer security, and it’s a good thing. Yesterday someone called to try and effect the Windows Support Scam. What happens is that someone calls you and claims to be receiving messages from your Windows machine. They’ll even talk you through a look into the event logger to show you […]

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