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Are you using a malicious browser extension without realising?

August 31st 2022 By Matthew Phillips How many browser extensions do you use? 2? 5? More? There are hundreds of thousands of browser extensions designed to help us to save time, be more productive, and personalise our online experience. And while the majority of them do what they’re supposed to, some are not designed to help you at all… If you’re unfortunate enough to download a malicious browser extension without realising, it could harm your productivity and even flood your

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None of your team would fall for this trick… would they?

September 6th 2022 By Matthew Phillips Cyber criminals are using a dated scam to steal your business’s payment details… and it sounds very convincing. Cyber criminals have a reputation for constantly coming up with new ways to scam us into handing over login details or sensitive data. And while you might think your team would spot an attempted attack, you could be surprised. We’ve all seen a lot of intelligent people – including many business leaders – caught out over

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Your USB cable is about to get a speed boost

September 13th 2022 By Matthew Phillips USB’s evolving again – and this time you don’t need new cables to benefit from faster speeds! We’re all familiar with USB. After all we’ve been using it with our computers since 1996, and now with mobile devices too. Yes… it’s really been that long. Syncing, charging, and transferring data would be more difficult without USB. USB has changed and improved over the years, of course. And in the next few months, there will be

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Passkeys could improve the way you work, forever

August 24th 2022 By Matthew Phillips Imagine a future with no passwords. Nothing to remember. Nothing to be stolen or hacked. To login to something on your computer, you just unlock your phone. It’s exciting. And that future is rolling out this autumn. Passkeys are the hottest security measure, replacing passwords forever. We first heard about the password successor back in May, and now, we’re hearing that Apple will start rolling out Passkeys in the next few months in iOS

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The new feature coming to Windows 10

August 16th 2022 By Matthew Phillips If you’re a certified FOMO (Fear of missing out) tech whiz, we have some great news! There’s no denying that Windows 11 is packed with new features. If you haven’t made the move from Windows 10 yet, you’re missing out. But there’s good news. A few of Windows 11’s most useful features are being shared to make the transition from Windows 10 easier. In the first case, printing should be a little easier. We

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