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Police warn Business to watch for email, invoice scams.

Businesses have been warned of an internet email scam which has seen fraudsters steal €650,000 from two commercial companies recently.

They were settling what looked like legitimate invoices from real suppliers. One company lost €200,000 and the other €453,000, gardaí said on Monday.
 

The criminals send emails to businesses and individuals from whats looks like the real supplier. The emails request firm to change the bank account details on record for the supplier to a new bank account, controlled by the criminals.

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Allianz, The German Insurer, says Cyber threat, IT Failure is a bigger threat than Fire, Theft, Flood.

In this article, we want to discuss hosted endpoint protection and explain why you should be seriously considering it. Hackers and online criminals are not sophisticated people, they regard everybody as fair game. One of the most productive areas for them to attack is the SMB sector especially small-business. This is sadly highlighted by the number of small American towns which have been completely shut down by IT criminals and cybercrime gangs mainly from ransomware attacks.

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5 Great Reasons to get VPN, A Guide to VPN

We think it's a great idea for people to use VPN on Phones.  Here is a five-point guide why you should put a VPN on your phone. 

VPN usage has exploded over recent years and here are 5 good reasons why you should instal VPN. Firstly the good news is if you have either an iPhone, Android phone it is perfectly easy to set up a VPN on your phone. First, the science part 'VPN' stands for virtual private network. It's great technology and we think everybody should install a VPN on their phone.

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Big in Japan, Watch Rugby World Cup for free with VPN

If you want to watch Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan, then you need Freedome VPN, the best VPN there is according to the Financial Times. You don't need to buy an expensive Sports Rugby Pack $200 in the US, €100 in Europe. Install Freedome on your device and watch on ITV.com, remember to switch onto the UK to run ITV which is UK content limited.

VPN is a virtual private network which is what every iPhone, Android Phone needs. It also runs on Windows, Mac OSand Tablets. Install and Go, that’s it. Buy the special license from us for €19.95 or about £18.45. We will send you the key via email, then you download from the APP Stores or the FSecure Site when you’ll see we really have the best price online for Freedome VPN.

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CyberAttack Update for Business. 95% of all breaches could have been prevented.

It’s said that conservatively 2 million cyberattacks took place in 2018 costing an estimated $45 billion in damages worldwide.

Most experts place this figure much higher, as many still don’t reports attacks or payments. Prevention and Protection are the best way to protect your business. 

 

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The Internet never forgets, The Public never forgives

Five things we can start doing to protect our young school kids, students and ourselves online. Everyday we learn that large Tech companies including Facebook, Amazon, Google, Snapchat, Microsoft fail to defend our privacy (and appear to many, as simply not caring) and many openly sell and share our date with valued commericial partners which means anyone who buys advertising which is millions of us. Like Google, they have morphed into advertising companies.  

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Internet Safety - France bans Cellphones in Schools for ages 6 -15

It’s no longer a request, France is officially banning the use of phones in schools for children aged 6 – 15 from September 2018.

Presidents Macron and especially his wife Brigitte, a former teacher herself are particularly eager to see this law enforced.

The proposed ban was a key part of his presidential campaign. So there’s a good chance it will receive international support when it comes into full force.

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Cybersecurity is a Business problem, not just an IT risk

Traditionally, cybersecurity issues fell on the shoulders of the IT department, however, with business becoming more and more digitised – it’s become more of a business issue.

Now more than ever, businesses need to shift their mindset from questioning “if” their business will experience a cyber-attack to “when” will they be threatened and “how” will they respond. There must be a cyber security procedure in place.

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Snapchat explained for parents - King amongst teenagers

The received picture & message then disappears with a matter a matter of seconds on the recipients phone. This is Snapchats most famous feature, the cause of all the trouble and the feature most copied by others like Facebook, Instagram.

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OUR NEW ONLINE SAFETY GUIDE FOR TEACHERS, PARENTS & SCHOOL, FREE E-BOOK

Last Friday, we began e-mailing schools in Britain and Ireland, about our new E-Book for Parents, Teachers and Schools.  The topic is the ever important need for more internet security, e-safety awareness and the value of reputation.

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