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  • PC Security Education

    TestPC Security Education As a general rule at work and at home: DO NOT enter any logon names and passwords into a web page that you loaded by clicking on a link in an email. In other words, only type passwords into web pages if you specifically typed in the website address in your browser, or used a favourite link, NOT from an email.      Stop! Don't Click?   Watch out [...]

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    Windows version, it will not shutdown... The laptop starts the shutdown process with the spinning windows thingy, then the screen goes black but the power light stays on and the hard drive light flickers occasionally except it never powers down, then after about 1.5-2 minutes the desktop just pops back up (not like the computer was restarted, just pops back up) but it didn't reboot. The strange [...]

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    Lithium Battery Shortages

    Following a number of incidents involving Lithium Batteries that resulted in outburst of fires & explosions on passenger and cargo planes, the Aviation authorities has recently enforced an immediate ban on all Lithium batteries on planes. “Federal Aviation Administration tests show a single damaged or defective battery can experience uncontrolled temperature increases that can spread [...]

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    Pokemon No

    15 Jul 2016
    Pokemon No

    The Technology behind Pokemon Go is really awesome, building virtual in with the real world is very clever and ushers in a new genre for gaming and movies no doubt. Now I have the game , but a thought came to me and I wondered if anyone else saw the connection or the irony of it all. Pokemon is a game where by you capture "wild animals", and then pit those animals after you have "upgraded" them [...]

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    Pokemon Go

    13 Jul 2016
    Pokemon Go

    Everyone is suddenly catching Pokémon fever again. Here’s what’s going on.You may have heard stories of people hunting down Pokémon on their office desks, in hospital rooms, and even in bathrooms. One teenage girl even found a dead body while looking for Pokémon. And police in Missouri claimed that four suspected robbers lured in victims with the possibility of [...]

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    School Holidays are always fraught with what to do with the children to keep them busy and happy, and to keep it affordable. We are pleased to be able to share this video with you from The Hutt City Budget and Advocacy Service in Lower Hutt.

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    Lenovo Accelerator Application Insecure Update MechanismLenovo Security Advisory: LEN-6718Potential Impact: Remote code execution by an attacker with local network accessSeverity: HighScope of Impact: Lenovo products described belowSummary Description:A vulnerability was identified in the Lenovo Accelerator Application software which could lead to exploitation by an attacker with man-in-the-middle[...]

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    See some examples of scams targeting our customers and find out how to report these. Source: Scam alert (Identity security)

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    Flyers

    17 May 2016
    Flyers

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    How to lock in your free Windows 10 upgrade

    How to lock in your free Windows 10 upgrade and keep using your old Windows version Source: How to lock in your free Windows 10 upgrade and keep using your old Windows version | ZDNet

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