The Internet of Things and Security

Bar from that tech which spawned from initially being developed for the military industry, most tech is developed as a result of a bunch of peoples’ desire to make our lives a little easier and make some good money for themselves, of course. If you think that’s where it ends however, then you need to …

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Picking the Brain of a Real Hacker

The term “hacker” can cause a lot of confusion amongst those who aren’t quite up to speed with the different types of hackers in existence and where the term actually originates from. Fundamentally, a hacker isn’t a bad person — a hacker isn’t someone who like in the movies sits in a dark room, types …

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How Effective is Your Home Security?

Some statistics made readily available by the police make for some interesting and rather comforting reading with regard to home burglaries. They’ve definitely dropped quite considerably year-on-year and the reduction in home burglaries seems even bigger when you compare the numbers as they are now to those of ten and twenty years ago.  

 

The Importance of a Good Anti-Virus

For all the negativity encircling the internet security industry, the importance of having a good anti-virus can never be downplayed. Yes, there’s been a lot of rumours about what the source of all the viruses we have to protect ourselves from is (anti-virus developers), but be that as it may, there are some very real …

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Passwords Demystified – Best Practices

There are perhaps about a million and one passwords and PINs we all need to remember and this applies to anyone who lives a modern day life in the 21st century. From the password you use for your primary email address, which you perhaps don’t have trouble remembering since you probably access your email account …

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The Evolution of the Cash Advance Email Scam

With all the awareness spread around concerning what is now the notorious so-called cash advance scam, you’d think that the number of users falling victim in this day and age would be nearing zero. That’s certainly not the case however because as much as the push-back is getting more sophisticated, so too are the scammers …

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