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50% of all search will be voice search by 2020

2018-02-24T20:16:03+00:00 February 24th, 2018|Internet & SEO|

I heard something last week that may be common knowledge to many but came as a bit of a surprise to me. By 2020, 50% of all global search queries, will be voice. That’s right 50% in just two years’ time, or at least that’s the prediction of ComScore. I personally haven’t used voice search

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Fire and Fury PDF Virus Warning

2018-01-09T10:10:32+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Humour, Ransomware, Scams, Security, Virus|

Unless you've been living under a rock over the past week or so, you will have heard about the new explosive book "Fire and Fury" by Michael Wolf. This book apparently  paints US President Donald Trump in a light that, lets just say, isn't very flattering, Shocked!! Yeah, me too. This piece, however isn't a critique

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Meltdown and Spectre

2018-01-09T10:24:22+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Data Protection, Microsoft, Mobile Devices, Security, Virus|

What is Meltdown and Spectre We’re only at the start of 2018 and already we have two security risks to contend with. Meltdown and Spectre are two security vulnerabilities discovered in modern microprocessor chips that may allow attackers to exploit the chips common features and puts your personal data, including passwords, at risk. People

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Do you know where that USB device came from

2017-12-14T09:55:15+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Data Protection, Security, Virus|

STOP!! - Do you know where that USB stick or memory card came from? Was it delivered in the post? Did you simply find it on the ground and thought “What better way to establish who owns it then to plug it into my computer and see it the owner’s details are on it”.

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Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

2017-12-07T14:01:59+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Windows 10, Windows Tips|

Hands up, who like me knows that there are lots of keyboard shortcuts but haven’t really bothered to look up what they are? Well now you don’t need to as I've  put together a list of keyboard shortcuts for Windows 10. Print it off and keep it on your desk. You'll be surprised how

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Don’t ignore the elephant in the room

2017-11-30T13:04:59+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Data Protection|

By now I'm sure you've heard of the impending apocalypse  known as GDPR. Or at least that's what some advisors would have you believe.  In truth, a lot of it is interpretation. How much you change your business to achieve some semblance of compliance depends entirely on your unique set of circumstances. The important thing

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BadRabbit Ransomware

2017-10-26T11:25:40+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Data Protection, Ransomware, Scams, Security|

Writing about ransomware is starting to feel like a full-time job and unfortunately only days after my latest ransomware piece, I find it necessary to warn you, once again about the latest threat. BadRabbit ransomware attacks started on October 24th and are currently ongoing. At the time of writing, attacks have so far taken place

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Great Free Password Manager

2017-10-23T18:30:16+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Data Protection, Security, Software|

Most web browsers offer password managers and form fillers as standard, so is there any need for a 3rd party app or plugin? I think there is. It might not be the most attractive password manager out there but I've been using LastPass now for about six months and I can honestly say, I

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Cyber Security – Top Tips

2017-10-19T14:12:33+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Data Protection, Ransomware, Scams, Security, Virus|

It seems that there is a new cybersecurity threat emerging, every other day with ransomware and other phishing scams being the most prevalent. In that past I have written in detail about ransomware and the steps you should take to minimise your likelihood of attack. I recommend reading my piece “Ransomware – The complete

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Ransomware Do’s and Don’ts

2017-10-17T12:11:05+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Ransomware, Security, Virus|

It isn't going away folks, in fact the instances of ransomware attacks are growing on a daily basis. I have written a few pieces on this menace over the last few months and have no doubt that I will have to write several more in the coming months. Later this week I will be writing

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