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Archive for October 2010

October is Cyber Security Awareness month in the US.

While you may think you have landed in an episode of 24 and the world is on the brink of disaster according to the Department of Homeland Security, just remember that these are Americans and can overplay their hand a little… The sentiment is good though and you would be well advised to read their information on cyber security.

There are leaflets you can read and print on topics including online gaming for kids and security tips for parents. While you are in learning mood, do remember to read our own publications, the Home Computer Policy and Risk Profile Questionnaire plus our older posts on security advice.

The risk of a virus spreading automatically to your computer is much lower than it was ten years, even five years ago, now the biggest online risk to your computer is you! So make yourself security aware and spread the word to the unenlightened…




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  • ModemJunki: I only discovered this today - I had updated the firmware to the latest out of habit, and I could STILL access my TrendNet cams on the local network w
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