Category Archive: Internet

Virgin Media Broadband Speed Boost

Virgin Media (formerly UPC) have upgraded their broadband download speed to 360 Mb in Jan 2016. The upload speed is still around the 40 Mb mark.

CryptoLocker – A Real Nasty Virus

Online attackers are using encryption to lock up our files and demand a ransom — and AV software probably won’t protect you. There are ways to defend yourself from CryptoLocker.

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Web Video Sells – Part 2

You should check out one of my new sites www.BeautifulBray.com as to how web video sells. Video on your web­site means business.

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Which Internet Browser Should You Use ?

The latest statistics for Internet Browsers (Jan 2013) show Google’s Chrome way ahead of the competition. Chrome has 48.4% of the market. Firefox is next with 30.2% and the Microsoft’s own Internet Explorer is a poor third with a mere 14.3%. Other browsers are Apple’s Safari 4.2% and Opera with 1.9%.   Why is Google’s …

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Social Media and Identity Theft

When using Social Media sites, particularly Facebook you must be very careful not to fall foul of identity theft or be the victim of other crimes like burglary. Internet privacy advocates agree: Facebook is a hotbed for identity theft. Not only are many of the “secret questions” for financial accounts like birth date, city, and …

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