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Tesco online security being investigated

  One of the biggest retail websites in the UK is to be asked to explain the alleged poor security practices of its website to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). The inquiry into Tesco.com follows investigations by security...

20 August 2012

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Students urged to watch out for rental scams

Now that 'A' level results are out, one of the first priorities for students securing university places is seeking accommodation. The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) is warning about the potential for fraudsters to target...

17 August 2012

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Piracy doesn’t pay

Surfthechannel owner sentenced after piracy conviction Anton Vickerman, owner of Surfthechannel.com, has been sentenced to four years in jail. The site – which had provided links to illegally copied TV shows and films – used to be...

14 August 2012

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Watch out for ‘Verified by Visa’ scam emails

Watch out for phishing emails purporting to be from Verified by Visa. They have been around for several years, but are still being sent with the result that unsuspecting recipients are still being scammed.  The emails usually include a...

14 August 2012

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Google helping to fight piracy

Google is changing the way it calculates search results in an effort to make sure legal download websites appear higher than pirate sites. The world's biggest search engine announced the change in a blog post on its website. The move has...

13 August 2012

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Microsoft users urged to install security updates asap

Microsoft users are urged to install operating system and application updates being released tomorrow (August 14th), for both home and business computers. The updates will require a simple download and computer restart to take effect. The...

13 August 2012

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