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Scam alert: Dutch firm behind “DNS Ireland” spam emails

We want to warn all our Irish clients of a domain registration scam from dnsIreland.org
Be on the lookout for scam emails from “DNS Ireland” (specifically dnsireland.org). The company claims to be “founded in 2009 in the heart of Dublin”, however their website domain was only registered in August 2018 and their directors are...

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Apple’s iPhones trail Samsung, Google devices in Internet speeds

If you paid top dollar for the iPhone X and Apple Inc’s other flagship smartphones expecting the fastest mobile internet speeds around, you won’t like these results.

Apple’s iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and USD1,000 iPhone X trail the latest smartphones from Samsung Electronics Co and Alphabet Inc’s Google in download speeds, according to...

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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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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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