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Hi, Welcome to Internet Safety and Privacy where you will find information, guides and resources to help keep you safe, and protect your privacy online. Many people purchase security software to protect their computer systems and while this is an essential part of a responsible protection strategy; software does not even cover half the potential threats that are out there. Software alone cannot block some of the most dangerous online threats. Only by being aware of the threat and understanding how to avoid it can we begin to approach complete protection.

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Tag: Ransomware

Ransomeware targeting SME’s

September 26, 2015
Ransomeware targeting SME’s

The criminals behind the ransomware are getting smarter in their choice of targets. They are moving off individuals and moving to the more lucrative small businesses. They know that small businesses cannot take any interruption to billing and services, and therefore they are more likely to pay any ransom demand. The larger the cash flow […]

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Ransomware is now a Huge Problem for the Industry

August 31, 2015
Ransomware is now a Huge Problem for the Industry

No matter if you call it cyber bullying or just old-fashioned blackmail, the truth is that it is so tempting to pay someone just to get control of your PC back. We all should back up daily, and with good intentions we do that less regularly as we should do. The one time you are […]

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