Category Archives: Security

System and user security, scams, malware, viruses etc

Dangers of Computer DIY

Recently we have been involved in a DIY SOS project in Peterborough (Children in Need) and this got me to thinking…. Many of these TV programs have to fix either bad work of bad builders or bad DIY projects. The … Continue reading

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AVG Feels the Need for Speed on New 2013 Anti-Malware

It’s always exciting seeing new products, in fact it’s one of the highlights of this industry. Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending a webinar on the new 2013 AVG range of products (6th September) and was very impressed. Amazing … Continue reading

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What do Anti Virus, Backup, Social Media and Huntingdon Racecourse have in Common?

This exciting mix should help businesses in Cambridgeshire generate more profit, how? Continue reading

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Complying with the Cookie Law – a Guide

This is a guest post from John Taylor of www.jtresponse.co.uk a company that offers technical solutions for Website Design, Development and Hosting. Due to recent changes in privacy regulations many owners of UK websites will be in danger of receiving large fines … Continue reading

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How to shop on-line – safely!

Listen to Ken’s radio interview about what to do when shopping on-line to make sure you stay safe Staying safe online

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Dell and Microsoft scam calls

The latest scam phone calls would have you believe that big names in the IT world, like Dell and Microsoft are calling you because they’ve detected a problem with your computer! The operative asks for your password so that they … Continue reading

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Internet security, practice safe surfing

Listen to Ken’s radio interview about how to practice safe surfing, including: The dangers of getting locked out of facebook and email accounts Creating secure passwords Scam emails asking for account and password details Phishing emails Radio interview on internet … Continue reading

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Why you need updates

It’s really annoying isn’t it, you are just typing that important email and a pop up says update available for xyz product, do you want to update now? All you think is go away, can’t you see I’m busy. Why … Continue reading

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Are you a candidate for hacking?

Hackers work hard at holiday times, so what can you do to protect yourself. Follow instructions in post and stay safe online. Continue reading

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Why *free* virus protection often isn’t enough

“Is this free virus protection OK Ken?” This is one of the questions I get asked all the time and my answer is – its OK if your data isn’t essential and you don’t mind being without your computers for … Continue reading

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