Ransomware and what to do

What is Ransomware? Ransomware is malicious software that can be installed onto your computer either via an email or through a compromised website. The ransomware software can take many forms but the main reason to be careful is once your machine has become infected the software will deny you access to your files until you

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The Shorter .UK domain name registration

Obsidian Networks are pleased to announce that the new .UK domain name is now available to order through our website. The new, shorter, sharper .UK domain name became available on 10th June 2014. This new domain name puts the emphasis firmly on your website name, exactly where it should be. It is the newest domain

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New TLD’s and 20% off domains

Welcome to the .CLUB On Wednesday (May 7, 2014), the .CLUB gTLD will enter the General Availability phase at 2PM. With millions of established “clubs” throughout the world from social to sports, there is no denying that everywhere you go, there is a club available for everyone. It is not like any other “generic” string

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Officially the worst passwords of 2013

[intro]Here it is, the list of the worst passwords of 2013 is out. Security Software company Splashdata, who make password management applications, complies the list every year, hoping to encourage users to create stronger, more original passwords.[/intro] The list of passwords is compiled from files containing millions of stolen passwords which have been posted online,

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Advantages of Online Backup & Cloud Storage

Cloud storage is quickly becoming the method of choice when it comes to backing up those important document’s and files. It comes with huge advantages for home and business users who are looking for a backup solution, or a way to access their files on the go. Before we get into the advantages of cloud

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Nokia and Android

Rumour has it that Nokia have been working towards a phone using the Android OS. Back in 2011 Nokia adopted Windows phone as its primary operating system for its smart phones which was you would expect is owned by Microsoft. So really, what does this mean? As when it comes to smart phones using the

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The Snapchat Hack

Are your details safe??? On New Year’s Day Hackers were able to publish the usernames and phone numbers of more than 4.6 million Snapchat users in order to “raise public awareness on how reckless many internet companies are with user information”. The data was publish on to a website called SnapchatDB which has since been

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