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Should Internet Security Be as Vital as Road Safety?

18th May 2017 by in category IT Support Blog tagged as , , , ,

NSPCC and O2 Share Aware campaign aims to raise awareness of internet security among young children Internet security has never been out of the news agenda for the last two decades. Over the last week, the NHS England’s security alert has dominated the headlines. Especially with the revelation that Windows XP was still used by […]

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UK Yearns for Faster Broadband Over Security

20th July 2016 by in category IT Support Blog tagged as , , , , ,

Almost three-quarters of Britons surveyed favour speedy broadband – on public WiFi connections as well as home-based WiFi access A recent survey from SecureAuth has expressed concerns about British attitudes to internet security and broadband speeds. Though 71% of Britons prefer speed over security, the company’s survey has also noticed some differences across generations. Within […]

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Bing Issues Malware Mayday Siren

7th June 2016 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows tagged as , , , , , , ,

How Bing’s clampdown on malware and phishing aims to improve internet security Microsoft’s Bing search engine is set to protect its users from entering insecure websites. The search engine, second to Google in global market share, aims to do this by notifying users of any unsafe websites.

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Spear Phishing and IE’s Bonfire of Vulnerabilities

13th May 2016 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows tagged as , , , , , , ,

Anti spear phishing patches released for major IE security hole and 50 more vulnerabilities This week, users of Microsoft Windows (from version 7 upwards), have been affected by a major security risk. It uses a technique known as Spear Phishing, which abstracts personal details from your social media accounts, forum posts, and bog-standard websites. After […]

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Scareware and Ransomware: Be Aware

30th March 2016 by in category IT Support Blog tagged as , , , , , ,

Tabard IT’s guide to avoiding scareware and ransomware programs Imagine you’re chilling out and planning your next holiday. You are moments away from booking your next trip, and safe in the knowledge that your computer is secure enough for your credit or debit card. You assume your PC is free from scareware and ransomware peddling […]

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