Featured Article – Learning From the WisePay Attack

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In the wake of the recent attack on the WisePay website which saw some parents unwittingly making school payments to cyber-criminals, we look at how to spot whether personal data may have been compromised and how to protect personal information going forward. WisePay WisePay is a payment services provider to UK schools and academies offering […]

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Tech Tip – Tracking Prevention With Microsoft Edge

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If you use the Windows 10 Microsoft Edge browser and you’d like to improve your security and privacy by blocking potentially harmful trackers, here’s how: – In Microsoft Edge, select Settings and more  > Settings  > Privacy and services. – Set Tracking prevention ‘On’. – Select the level of tracking – Basic, Balanced (the default), or Strict. – ‘Basic’ blocks potentially harmful […]

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Tech Tip – How To Keep Your Wi-Fi Connection Secure

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A good, secure Wi-Fi connection is often the backbone of many peoples’ day-to-day online business and is a key component of data security, so, here are a few tips for making sure that your wireless connection is secure: – Make sure that your router’s firmware is up to date and that you have replaced the […]

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Google Glass Released in the UK

Google Glass has gone on sale in the UK, with “creative” consumers and developers alike capable of getting their hands on the android-based technology if they’re willing to part with £1000. The UK release has led to further concerns regarding the privacy aspects of Glass. Google Glass’ privacy debate is still open for discussion, especially […]

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World Cup 2014 Marred By Online Security Threats From Protesters

With the World Cup underway, you would have thought that a nation blessed by a huge football tradition would welcome hosting such a tournament. Unfortunately, the tournament has been overshadowed by protests from activists who are unhappy with the expenses put towards the tournament in comparison to basic salary and healthcare. Intriguingly, one of the […]

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Ransomware posing a new threat to Android users

Ransomware, an evil type of Malware that looks to take your money through forceful and threatening means of negotiation, has returned to the forefront of security threats this week after it was found that Android users were at risk from ‘Koler’ ransomware. People who were unfortunate enough to experience ransomware in the past will know […]

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