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Broadband Providers – Email Settings

Here is a list of all major Broadband providers email settings. The list isn’t verified so please check to make sure they are the most up-to-date details available. PlusNet BT TalkTalk Sky Post Office Virgin

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GDPR – One Year on

This time last year saw the introduction to the new Data Protection law in the UK titled the General Data Protection Regulations. The new regulations introduced severe penalties to companies who have broken the law, where they can be fined 20 million euros (£17.6m) or 4% of their annual global turnover – whichever is larger.

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Microsoft Email Scam

This is not necessarily a new scam but more cleverly designed and worded. The email is urging the recipient to act FAST and sign-in with their email credentials with limited time to react, it stresses that your email account will be DISABLED if you don’t react. Note, it is sent with a level of urgency by

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Latest Email Scam – Sextortion

We have received many reports from customers who have received emails claiming that a cyber criminal has hacked their PC and gained footage from their webcam of explicit sexual acts. They threaten that unless they pay $xxxx (usually in Bitcoin currency) that they will leak this video onto the Internet and activate malware that they

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Our GDPR Compliance Project

Protecting our customers’ data is a high priority for us here at RLS Computer Services. With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect in May 2018, we see this as an opportunity to strengthen our commitment in the area of data security. What is the GDPR? In the UK, the Data Protection Act

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CyberSecurity – Top Tips

We at RLS Computer Services take cyber-security very seriously and don’t wish our customers to be a victim of fraud. To help keep yourself safe from fraudsters by reducing their chances of getting hold of your information, we have put together some top tips for you. When using Internet banking or any online service, never

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Intel, ARM and AMD CPU Security Issue

Nearly all computers worldwide – and many other devices – have been exposed to security flaws which leave them vulnerable to attacks by hackers. As such we felt it important to warn customers that updates will be rolled out to our business customers computers as soon as they are made available. Home users are advised

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SMS Messages Not Opening in Outlook 2016

If you are use to opening SMS messages in Outlook and find them not working, this post will explain why. If you have switched the facility on in your email app on your Android phone to sync SMS messages so that you can open them in Outlook then suddenly found you can’t, this is because

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Data Retention Policies

What is a Backup Retention Policy? A Backup Retention Policy governs the time that you keep backed up data, with it you would also consider the archive rules, format, method of storage, access policy and encryption. All of which must be documented for legal and privacy reasons under the DPA (including the new GDPR). The

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OneDrive – Archive vs. Sync Mode

OneDrive is an amazing tool to allow users to access the same files from multiple devices. However, what if you don’t want to sync files to all of these devices but instead you just want to archive a bunch of files off your computer for safe keeping. This article explains how you can use OneDrive

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