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Got the Porn Blackmail Email Scam? How Do They Know My Email Password?

Saturday morning, not too early, on account of the party the night before, I check my email. Not happy to discover my business partner’s email has been hacked! Given we host the email, very much unhappy about it. In fact I had to spend more than 10sec to work out that it’s a scam. What…

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https security

Does Your Business Website Need SSL?

Short answer: Yes. But what on earth is SSL? I could talk to you about an added encryption layer of SSL/TLS to protect the traffic, but let’s just focus on why it matters to business owners, and leave the geekery to me and other geeks. SSL is the technology that changes a website’s address from…

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Sinking ship

Vodafone is Closing Your Email — Now What?

Many  years ago I had an email account which ended with @paradise.net.nz. Overseas friends thought it was cool that someone living in NZ lived in “paradise”. Paradise was our internet provider at the time (subsequently bought by Clear, who in turn were bought by Vodafone). At  some point I moved and changed providers — and…

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