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How to spot a Facebook scam

How to spot a Facebook scam Like the majority of con artists, online scammers prefer to go where the crowds are.  Social networking sites like Facebook are amoungst the richest of hunting grounds for potential victims. There are many fake Facebook promotions and ‘special offer’ ads where you can be sent to sites where your […]

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How to spot a online scam – Phishing Scam

Security software: How to spot an online scam How to spot a phishing scam Phishing, (not to be confused with fishing) scams are one of the most common scams online at the moment.  The scammers impersonate legitimate websites or emails in order to try and trick you into supplying personal information, such as passwords, or […]

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Is a free anti virus always best?

Anti Vrus Software: Choosing the best antivirus software. Free anti virus software v paid-for anti virus software Security software (Anti Virus) comes in two types – free and paid-for.  Many of the top popular anti virus programs are available in both platforms.  Paid for anti virus, and free anti virus. A vast majority of people […]

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Who is your chosen antivirus vendor?

From all the top antivirus vendors out there, which is your current favourite?. See where yours places compared to the best of the best out there.  This is for both the paid for antivirus and free alternatives.   Results of these tests are from AV Comparatives.  A company who has NO affiliation to any antivirus […]

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Are you an AVG user?. If so read on for important news re your privacy.

 If you are currently a AVG customer, then please read on for very important news relating to your privacy, on your computer!. Our comments are in red. AVG are amending their privacy policy from 15th October 2015. Quoted direct from http://www.avg.com/gb-en/privacy-new?A=&ECID=af:cj#top Our Privacy Policy We (AVG Technologies NV and our affiliates) last changed our privacy policy […]

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Do you have a Smart TV. Did you know it could Eavesdrop on your conversations!?

More and more devices such as Smart TV's, are offering the option of voice recognition. This can be very convenient, especially for users with mobility issues or visual impairment.  However TV manufacturer Samsung is warning customers to remember that someone is listening when they use voice recognition! In the privacy policy for smart TVs, the […]

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