Category Archives: Internet

Does your business need a boost?

From time to time businesses need a boost to generate more trade, whether it’s reminding previous customers of their products or attracting new customers. Whilst I can design, build, host and maintain websites, many businesses already have a site of … Continue reading

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Using WordPress?

If you’ve built a website using WordPress or are managing it, security is a real issue. WordPress is the most-wildly used Content Management Software for webservers but this brings risks as most, if not all, of the WordPress files have … Continue reading

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Don’t let it happen to you!

I wrote some time ago about the dangers of letting the world know you were going away at Christmas. It now appears that insurance companies are checking social media accounts for mention of your holiday when you make a claim … Continue reading

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Backing Up

When was your last backup? For most computer users the answer is probably “never” or “doesn’t it do it automatically?” Desktop PCs usually come with a Cloud facility such as Dropbox or Apple’s iCloud that can be used to backup … Continue reading

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Hanover Inn

I was asked recently to build and host a website for a long-established Harwich business. The previous website had been taken down by the hosting company and was no longer accessible to the owner. The Hanover Inn is a B&B … Continue reading

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The Dangers Of “We Will Fix It” Software

Have you seen this type of message? It’s really an advert designed to snare you using alarmist warning messages. It can appear in a webpage you’re viewing or even as a pop up, pretending to be a system message. The … Continue reading

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Banging head againgst wall

I receive a fair bit of spam but for the most part it’s advertising related. Every few days something arrives that could be quite nasty for the unwary recipient. Tweet

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Gameover?

BBC News today reports of a computer virus (malware) that retrieves financial & personal information before encrypting your files and demanding a ransom, via Bitcoins, for the unlocking key.   The malware is named “Gameover Zeus” and is currently under … Continue reading

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