Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Computer Misuse Act 1990

No matter what the topic of conversation is, there seems to be an Act of Parliament that has been dreamt up in an attempt to regulate it. Vehicles have the Road Traffic Act, people have the Public Order Act and … Continue reading

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Phishing and avoiding the scams

What is Phishing? Phishing is the act of someone trying to acquire information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details and  indirectly, your money, by pretending to be a trustworthy person or organisation. These nearly always do the rounds … Continue reading

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Email etiquette: But it’s an email, not a letter!

It wasn’t that long ago that an email was a rather alien concept to us. Very few people owned a computer either at home or in the office and if we wanted to communicate with someone over any distance, we … Continue reading

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