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Category Archives: Security

Security issues affect us all in the form of infected programs, emails and webpages. These postings are intended to give insight to some of the more common security issues to help keep your computers free from troublesome malware.

If you require a more in depth discussion about security and how it can impact your business then please contact us.

Can your business cope with winter disruption?

Thanks to the unseasonably mild weather we’ve enjoyed this autumn, it’s easy to forget that winter, and all the potential havoc it can wreak, is soon to follow. It’s hard not to feel that our weather has become more unpredictable … Continue reading

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Password Security – How Strong is My Password?

Passwords are everywhere… from accessing your bank account and online shopping to using Facebook or even responding to an online blog. The problem is the more passwords we are forced to remember the more likely it is that you will use a … Continue reading

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App of the Moment – July 2014

How secure is your password? Do you use it for just a single website? Does it contain capitals, numbers and special charaters? If not you should read on… My app of the moment for July is Passpack. Security is of … Continue reading

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Scam – Domain Registry of America (DROA.com)

This particular scam by the Domain Registry of America is very convincing and could easily end up with your domain name (website address) being locked into a contract that is difficult and time consuming to resolve. This scam starts by … Continue reading

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Spoof email – Notice of scam confirmed by Royal Mail

Another recurrence of the spoof email concerning Parcel Delivery Service (PDS) has been sent to me.  Thank you to Kath of C&M Services for spotting this one. The email reads: Can you circulate this around especially as Xmas is fast approaching … Continue reading

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Adobe software being advertised falsely

Adobe have long been the leaders in the market for their products associated with the portable document file (.PDF).  Although other products exist on the market such as Nuance’s PDF Converter or Foxit I would suggest that the use of the term … Continue reading

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Fake emails from HMRC

HMRC fake email: After the last annual calculation of your fiscal activity, we have determined that you are eligible to receive a tax rebate…
HMRC will never email you to inform you of a tax rebate, you will receive such notifications via the post. Continue reading

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Spoof email

Many of our clients have been receiving the following email

Subject: ISP DISCONNECTION WARNING – ADVISORY ABUSE NOTICE

This email is a spoof and be safely ignored / deleted. Continue reading

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