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What to consider when choosing the right IT Support Partner

When things are running smoothly and you have someone with a little IT knowledge in the office why bother looking for an IT Support partner? 399 more words

Computing

This genealogy site knows a lot about you

Early Tuesday morning, Anna Brittain got a text from her sister: Did she know about Familytreenow.com? The relatively unknown site, which presents itself as a free genealogy resource, seemed to know an awful lot about her. 75 more words

Cyber/computer

More Threatening HMRC Scam Phone Calls Affecting Warwickshire Residents

Warwickshire Trading Standards have said that consumers are continuing to report threatening bogus phone calls from scammers claiming to be HMRC.

The recorded phone calls falsely claim that HMRC have filed a lawsuit against them and request that they press 1 to speak to a call handler or the Police. 260 more words

Community Safety

Charity Scam Posts On Social Media

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau’s (NFIB) have identified an emerging fraud where social media platforms are being used to attract members of the public to donate money to animal welfare charities overseas that do not exist. 390 more words

Community Safety

Fingerprint Theft From Selfies

Could flashing the “peace” sign in photos lead to fingerprint data being stolen?

Fingerprint recognition technology is becoming widely available to verify identities, such as when logging on to smartphones, tablets and laptops.

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Wordpress

Grandfather jailed for luring school girl he met on Internet

A Windsor grandfather who shared his sexual fantasies online with a 13-year-old girl, then visited her elementary school to meet her, was sentenced Thursday to nearly two years in jail. 539 more words

Local News

Cyber Crime


Abstract

Cybercrime is a topic in which public and governmental understandings have long been shaped by cultural constructions and the almost theatrical politics of security. In recent years, however, the Cybercrime stakes have risen with more professional and state engineered attacks, more commercial cybercrime and it being used to spread hate. 1,828 more words

Stephen Langley