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Protect yourself from Crypto viruses now!

Protect yourself from Crypto viruses now!

We’ve recently had our first client machine (a home system, not under business support) which has been hit by a Crypto virus that we’ve been unable to recover anything from. As such the user lost all of his personal documents,…

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Hello, this is Microsoft Support calling…

Hello, this is Microsoft Support calling…

“Actually, no it’s not – you’re a scam IT support company based overseas who are trying to con me into an overpriced support contract.” Although this particular scam has been running for a couple of years now, it’s still very…

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Are you walking a password tightrope?

Are you walking a password tightrope?

It’s a scary thought, but researchers have found that 10,000 of the most common passwords can crack more than 98 per cent of six million user accounts. If you or your family use any of the following top five passwords…

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Is your computer trying to tell you something?

Is your computer trying to tell you something?

Ever had a hard drive fail on you and as a result lost everything? It’s not a pleasant experience, as anyone who has suffered the loss of important documents, treasured images, contact details and other such key files will tell…

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Windows XP support warnings – what happens now?

Windows XP support warnings – what happens now?

It’s a scary prospect when someone says they’re going to withdraw support for a product you have bought – and have been loyal to since its launch. It’s even scarier when that product is one that you trust implicitly and…

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The Geek Generation and how we can keep them healthy

The Geek Generation and how we can keep them healthy

We’re breeding a generation of young people who will be using tablets, phones and laptops at an earlier age than any ever before. But however scary it is that a three-year-old can tap away at an iPad after entering his…

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