Computer Security

Free lunch: why that free thing is not free

How many times do you see the word ‘Free’ plastered all over the internet? Whether it’s free phone apps, free ebooks or free training courses, we’re bombarded with this word every day. It’s a marketer’s best friend, and a consumer’s greatest temptation. But they say there’s no such thing as a free lunch. Does that […]

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Computer Security

Update your PC’s software to keep it secure

When is your computer completely safe? When it’s switched off. That’s an old geek truism to get started… 😉 But there are other factors reducing your security: when viruses arrive; when antivirus software is not installed or not up to date; when your firewall software is not working; when Windows Updates have not been applied; […]

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