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Google’s 1st Aug. 2018 core algorithm update: Who did it impact, and how much?

Google did a massive algorithm update impacting the search results and affecting many webmasters, site owners and SEOs on August 1 2018.  It seems to have had a larger impact in the health and medical space, also on YMYL types of sites. The…
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Campaign to tackle online shopping fraud

The Metropolitan Police Service is launching a new campaign to raise awareness of online shopping fraud, a crime costing Londoners more than £8 million a year.A series of digital banner advertisements are being run online, including on…
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AV-Comparatives Mac Security Test & Review 2018

Introduction It is an often-heard view that macOS computers don’t need antivirus protection. Whilst it is certainly true that the population of macOS malware is tiny compared to that for Windows and Android, there have been instances of macOS malware getting…
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Fraudsters spoof university email addresses in six figure supply fraud

Action Fraud is issuing a warning as reports show that fraudsters are registering domain names to look like they belong to UK university email addresses.UK and European supply companies are being defrauded out of vast sums of money as a…
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Nastiest Ransomware Attacks of 2017

Webroot have revealed their top 10 nastiest ransomware attacks from the past year. According to them NotPetya came to be the most destructive ransomware attack of 2017, followed closely by WannaCry and Locky in the number two and three spots,…
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The Google Chrome Update: Don’t Get Labelled ‘Not Secure’

From July 2018, Chrome are updating their browser. The implications will have massive effects for website owners, entrepreneurs and marketers. Get the low down on the changes, and how to avoid that unthinkable ‘Not secure’ label…In…
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Is print a more trusted type of ad than online ads?

Some people claim print is dying; however, there are some indicators that this is not happening as fast as many would suggest. Trust in advertising is something of interest to many businesses and in particular how trust in the UK market is changing…
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What is Email Phishing?

Phishing is when a 3rd party, typically a hacker or malicious website, uses the brand identity of a company to lull a user into exposing private information. There are two types of email phishing:Phishing emails that come to you …
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The top 8 frauds to watch out for in 2018

Eight scams to watch out for in 2018 Social media spying. People might not realise how much information they are giving away, but to a fraudster the posts can be very helpful in setting up a scam. Malicious software on smartphones. It…