Cyber Attacks – What Happened In 2017 and What’s In Store For Us This Year?

  2017 was quite a year for cyber attacks. According to Hackmageddon.com, every month saw dozens of serious cyber attacks affecting the personal information of billions of internet users worldwide. Shocked? We were too. We were too. BullGuard outlined some of the biggest ones in a recent blog post. WannaCry The WannaCry ransomware spread through […]

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Windows 10 – How to Speed Up Your PC

  Your Windows 10 PC is getting slower. Everything is taking longer. Your patience is being tried as your frustrations grow. Do you just accept that’s what happens over time, or do you do something about it? The answer is the latter, and we have five handy hints to help you speed things up. Reboot […]

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Look Out, There’s SMS Phishing About

  SMS Phishing is fast becoming one of the most common forms of threat – even more so than fake apps. You might think that in the scale of things, SMS scams as a cyber threat is a bit old school, but that’s what makes them so darn clever. You are constantly reminded about looking […]

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It’s The Season of Giving But That Doesn’t Mean You Should Give a Stranger Access to Your Computer

  It’s The Season of the Hacker We first published this blog post back in June of last year to warn you about hackers. However, considering the number of clients we’ve been trying to rescue from scams recently, it’s about time we posted it again. Regardless of whether you get a phone call purporting to […]

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What The Equifax Breach Means To You

  Last month, the credit reference agency Equifax, admitted that 694,000 customers in the UK had their data stolen between May and July this year. This vast data breach was part of an attack on the firm’s worldwide customer records in which the personal records of 146 million people in the US were stolen According […]

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Why You Should Think Twice Before Sharing Your Location Online

  It’s good to share – at least that’s what many of today’s apps would like you to believe. Foursquare, Facebook, Swarm and Twitter encourage you to check-in everywhere you go. Now, for most of us, that’s not a big deal. However, if you’re one of those people with hundreds and thousands of followers, are […]

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How to Avoid Mobile Scams

  Back in 2016, mobile device usage overtook fixed computing internet usage, so it’s hardly surprising that smartphone and mobile devices are a huge target for cyber villains. According to a recent article in BullGuard, recently: More than 500 Android mobile apps were removed from Google Play after it was discovered that a software development kit […]

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