Annual Security Round-up (2018)
Once again, security software suites are assessed, in my reference magazine of choice (PC PRO) including the in-built Windows Defender by Microsoft. In 2018, the Russian security suite “Kaspersky Internet Security” regains the crown it lost last year to BitDefender. The actual difference between them, in terms of catching computer […]Read More
GoDaddy – avoid like the plague!!!!!!!!!!
Recently I have been helping a customer of mine to move their services from the american web host GoDaddy. I have to say, after 30 years in IT, I have rarely encountered such a bad service provider. Highway robbery is quite a polite enterprise in comparison. These people take money […]Read More
A Night at the Opera …
In my earlier post “Pushed Off the Edge” – I was way too busy expressing horror at the way Edge just “crashed” with no easy fix, that I forgot to mention – all my customer wanted was a web browser that would run several sites that had flash movies or […]Read More
Annual Security Round-up (2017)
It’s that time of year again, when our copy of PC PRO features the annual security suite round-up. The issue that we just received is labelled January 2018 – this has always been a bit confusing, but that’s the date they are supposed to take the mag. off newsagents shelves, […]Read More
It ain’t me, Babe
It has come to my attention that there is another entity trading as Harmonix IT, based in Garforth, Leeds 25. Harmonix IT is a trading name only, it is not a registered trade-mark, so all I can currently say is “I thought of it first”, in 2015. Suffice to say, […]Read More
NO MORE EXCUSES
We recently learned that the cost of cybercrime now exceeds the government budget for the NHS by 70 billion pounds! Just to clarify – the UK NHS budget costs £122bn per year, whilst the cost of fraud to the UK economy is now estimated at £192bn per year. That’s quite […]Read More
Broadband Big Deal is not recommended !!
Who can you trust these days? I was recently pleased to see that a group of people had formed to create a good energy deal, fighting back against the big players like British Gas, EDF and Npower. I checked the deal against my current supplier, and unfortunately, as I had […]Read More