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Why You Need a VPN to Stay Safe Online

 

If you use the internet, security should concern you. Hackers can easily intercept your personal communications and even monitor what websites you visit. When you consider the use of your computer for work or business, online threats become even more disconcerting. When family members, including children, become involved, you start to understand that security matters. […]

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What to Expect from GDPR in Ireland

 

The General Data Protection Regulation enacted by the European Union is scheduled to go into effect on May 25. The effect of this regulatory framework will differ across European jurisdictions; in the United Kingdom, for example, companies will only have to follow GDPR guidelines until Brexit is formalized. As for Ireland and other EU member […]

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5 Quick Tips For Keeping Your WordPress Installation Safe

Did you know that over 13% of Irish internet users have experienced fraud of some description, while 16% of them had reported having their social media or email accounts hacked? The Irish Times surveyed over 1,000 Irish men and women and found that anti-virus use in Ireland is well below the EU’s 61%. If you […]

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Mobile Messaging Apps in Ireland Vulnerable to Callback Scam

A recent warning issued by An Garda Síochána about a callback scam targeting Irish users of WhatsApp should serve as a reminder to company owners that their business networks, including their mobile messaging platforms, face a variety of risks. In early March 2018, a news story published by the Mirror explained that Gardai received many […]

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Mozilla Releases Firefox Container Extension to Isolate Facebook Browsing Data

Mozilla Corporation has implemented new technology by creating a Firefox extension in an effort to isolate specific social media data collection and improve the security of web browsing users. The well-known browser maker has launched the Firefox Container as a consequence of the recent Cambridge Analytica incident and ongoing investigations of Facebook’s data mishandling aspersions. […]

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Ransomware Attacks on the up…

The 2018 update of the Oxford English Dictionary will include ransomware as a new entry, and this announcement just happens to coincide with a new zero-day exploit that bypasses security measures of popular cloud computing services such as Office 365 and Google Drive. “Shurl0ckr” is the name of the new ransomware strain detected on February […]

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Search not working in Outlook

 

Over past few weeks we have been inundated with calls in relation to search not working. After trying all these updates: Rebuilt the index Deleted the index file and rebuilt renamed and copied the .pst file Tried a lot of “solutions” from forums Ms have finally fixed issue: Check for Windows update to see if […]

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Eir customers targeted email scam, scammers steal credit card information

 

Everyone should be on watch out for a very realistic email is sent to most eir customers with Refund Notification. That when you click link it brings you thought to another very well crafted website that give you are asked for bank details. They then ask for confirmation bank card details. Be aware.

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