Category Archive: Local News

Jan 31

Telephone Scams

” Content from http://www.nbcnews.com/business/consumer/tips-fighting-can-you-hear-me-now-other-robocalls-n714331 ” Tips for Fighting ‘Can You Hear Me Now’ and Other Robocalls by BEN POPKEN Play Consumer Alert: Beware of the ‘Can You Hear Me?’ Robocall Scam Facebook Twitter Google PlusEmbed Consumer Alert: Beware of the ‘Can You Hear Me?’ Robocall Scam 1:32 Have you gotten one of these “Can you …

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Feb 02

When a technician says back up….

He does not mean away from the computer :p But to make sure you have an up to dat copy of your important data, a weekly backup to a memory stick can literally save your digital life. An external hard drive connected permanently with a scheduled back up WITH a separate backup to a memory …

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Apr 11

Heartbleed Bug….

Info taken from http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-26971363 But in summary theses are the “current” findings :- Name Vulnerable? Patched? Change password? Amazon No No need Only if shared with vulnerable service Amazon Web Services Yes Yes Yes Apple Not clear Not clear Not clear Barclays No No Only if shared with vulnerable service eBay No No need Only …

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Apr 03

Superfast Broadband for TQ7

Was set for March 2014 now pushed back to June 2014 …. Hoping it will not go back even further

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Feb 28

Possible Floods South West

There are possible floods pending for Kingsbridge / Salcombe etc area’s With the spring tide over the weekend of a high of 5.5m   http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/homeandleisure/floods/34681.aspx?area=113FWC2T1A1&page=1&type=RiverAndTown&term=salcombe

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