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An Old-School Method for Avoiding Online Blackmail and Scams

The following is a guest blog post written by Greg Wotton, AloeRoot’s hardware technician: Today I received an e-mail from potential blackmailers, claiming that a website I had used had software on it which allowed the blackmailers to record what was on my computer screen as well as what was happening on my webcam. They…

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Are You Getting Robocalls From “Google”?

I’ve received quite a few queries from clients recently, who want to know whether the robocalls they’re getting are really from Google. The short answer is no – please just hang up. Don’t press any buttons, or otherwise acknowledge that anyone has answered the phone. They’re a scam, to sell you services you don’t need.…

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