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Ensure your software is up to date: TLS v1.0 switched off 30th June 2018

Saturday 30th June 2018 marked a significant change to how the Internet communicates. An old security protocol TLS version 1.0 was phased out, and this might cause issues for anyone hasn’t updated their computer’s operating system, web browser or email software in the last few years. If you find any issues utilising or connecting to any...
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How to check which apps have access to your Facebook account, and delete them

If you’ve been following the news around Cambridge Analytica, the data consultancy firm hired by the Donald Trump campaign for the 2016 US election that harvested the data of up to 50 million Facebook users without their permission through data collected from third-party apps, you may want to know how to make sure that something...
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Using Smiley Faces In Work Emails Portrays Low Competence

Smiling emoticons in work related e-mails portray low competence, according to a new study. The paper published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science on July 31 also suggested such emojis could undermine information sharing and may not create a positive reaction regarding the communication. The study was conducted by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Beer-Sheva, Israel; University...
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