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BT Support Calling – NOT

BT Support Calling… Apparently there is an urgent issue with my Internet! Wow!  Just got my first scam call for a few years.  They’ve obviously got bored trying to talk older folk and decided to try their luck with a harder target. When you get an unexpected support call like this the best action is … Continue reading

Think of Grandma

Here’s a helpful hint. Never do anything online you won’t do in front of your Gran. Seriously. This stuff can come back and bite you. The embarrassment and harm to your reputation can be severe.

DNS Changer: 9th July 2012: Will you lose connectivity?

IMPORTANT: In 2011 viruses were distributed globally that forced computers to use a network of DNS servers run by a malicious organisation going by the name of Rove Digital. Although the organisation and its infrastructure was taken down by law enforcement authorities, the DNS system they set up had to be temporarily replaced with a … Continue reading

Facebook: Security updates

Last week Websense and Facebook announced a partnership in order to protect users from malicious links in the popular social media site. But Facebook have a pretty good page dedicated to security issues of all sorts. Websense Partnership: Firstly, I’ll cover this new enterprise. This looks like an excellent deal. Obviously the end user should … Continue reading

Facebook: Timeline (Developer Preview)

Ok, If you want activate Timeline then read the reference at the bottom. But it’s convoluted and you’d be better off waiting until next week (5th October). This requires Developer status which, unlike Apple, is entirely free but a bit weird. But what will you get with Facebook Timeline??? Read on…

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