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Protecting Children Online

Steps Toward Making Your Computer

It’s an unfortunate fact of reality, but children are the most victimized computer users on the Internet today. The good news is that there are some practical steps you can take to protect your children from sexual predators, hackers, and other seedy individuals who want to cause harm. This article will describe a few of them.

The first step in protecting your children at the computer is to prevent their access to  passwords. This will keep them from sharing passwords with others and inadvertently enabling hacking into your system. If you think about it, there’s … Read More

CMA provisionally clears merger of Virgin and O2

Nearly six months after it requested to overview the coming-together of main fixed-mobile supplier and cable community supplier that may create real competitors to BT/EE, the UK’s Competitors and Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally cleared the proposed merger of Virgin Media and Virgin Cell with O2.

The proposed mixture of Virgin Media and Telefónica UK model O2 would create a nationwide built-in communications supplier with greater than 46 million video, broadband and cell subscribers, and an estimated £11bn of income.

The mixed firm would includes O2’s core community of cell customers, in addition to these from cell digital community

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Benioff projects future of work onto Salesforce’s ‘Cloud 3.0’

Marc Benioff, chair and chief executive of cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) supplier Salesforce, and the company’s president and chief operating officer Bret Taylor are projecting their term “Cloud 3.0” as “where the future works”.

Benioff delivered a keynote yesterday (10 February 2020) from Singapore, where the supplier said the future is already working. “Offices, restaurants and shops are opening, but we aren’t going back to the way it was,” the supplier said in a statement. “Companies around the world had to fundamentally rethink their operating model to respond to the spread of Covid-19. Salesforce was no different.

“Salesforce quickly

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Hacked Finnish therapy business collapses

Vastaamo, the Finland-based private psychotherapy practice that covered up a cyber attack on its patient record system in 2018 and then saw its patients directly extorted by cyber criminals, has collapsed into bankruptcy with its services to be acquired by medical services firm Verve.

The firm came to worldwide attention in the wake of the extortion attack in October 2020, in which cyber criminals threatened to leak personal data unless patients paid a bitcoin ransom of €200.

It subsequently emerged that the business’ former owner, Ville Tapio, who had sold Vastaamo to an investment company in 2019,

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