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  • Windows

    Why Windows 7 users still need to worry about WannaCry ransomware

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 23 May 2017

    If you have not yet heard about the WannaCry ransomware worm that is wreaking havoc on PCs around the globe, we guess you are an Eastern mystic just aroused from weeks of deep meditation.

    The malware that locks up data files on infected computers and demands Bitcoin payments ...

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  • Linux

    The 5 best Linux laptops of 2017

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 21 April 2017

    There was a time when Linux was seen as an outcast operating system, and indeed one that was labelled as a cancer by Microsoft former CEO Steve Ballmer.

    Times have now changed as the 25-year-old operating system has made some serious inroads in the server ...

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  • Linux

    Is Xfce better than Windows 10?

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 24 January 2017

    One of the best things about Linux is the range of choices it offers when it comes to desktop environments. There really is a Linux desktop for everybody out there, no matter ...

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    5 Linux Desktop Environments on the Rise for 2017

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 24 January 2017

    With each passing year, the Linux desktop ecosystem shifts and morphs from one darling to the next. Although it is sometimes challenging to tell, from month to month, which desktop will reign as the fan favorite, there ...

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  • Mobile

    Nokia 6 is almost here

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 19 January 2017

    Today we are running down 5 reasons why the Nokia 6 will be a device that quite a few smartphone users will want. In addition to being a fine looking ...

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  • Windows

    This Week in Security News

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 17 May 2016

    Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days.

    Below you will find a quick recap of topics followed by links to news articles ...

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  • Windows

    Uninstall Apple QuickTime to Protect Your PC

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 17 May 2016

    Recently, Apple made an announcement that everyone should be familiar with.

    They announced that they are no longer supporting QuickTime for Microsoft Windows. In particular, they are not going to fix any more security vulnerabilities in it.

    There are already two known ...

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  • Linux

    Install Mod_Pagespeed to Speed Up Apache and Nginx

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 28 April 2016

    This is our on going series on Apache optimization and performance tuning, here we are introducing a new Googles product called mod_pagespeed module for Apache or Nginx that makes the web site load much faster than ever.

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  • Mobile

    The 53 best Android apps 2016

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 26 April 2016

    There is over 2 million apps in the Google Play store. Nobody has enough space on their handset for all of those - and to be honest, most of them you would not actually want. That is why you need simply the best Android apps.

    We have listed the 53 best Android apps phone needs, ...

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  • Windows

    Best Antivirus Software 2016

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 25 April 2016

    Buying a new computer is the fun part, but actually being able to protect it with the best antivirus software in 2016 is another story altogether. Regular antivirus software just does not seem to do the trick anymore, and while computer viruses are becoming increasingly ...

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  • Mobile

    How to Use 3D Touch on iPhone 6s

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 23 April 2016

    Apples iPhone 6s and 6s Plus has been selling strongly since its launch last month, thanks in part to a number of new features including 3D Touch. With it, users can access Quick Actions from the home screen and Peek and Pop from within a variety of stock and third-party apps.

    If ...

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  • Linux

    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Released

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 22 April 2016

    It is finally here: the stable Ubuntu 16.04 LTS release is now available to download.

    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) is supported for 5 years with critical security, bug and app updates from Canonical, the company that makes Ubuntu.

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  • Windows

    You Should Update Adobe Flash Right Now

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 11 April 2016

    Or you'll be exposed to hackers

    Adobe issued a security update April 7 that addresses what the software maker calls 'critical vulnerabilities' in its Flash Player that ...

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  • Apple

    Why Apple vs the FBI affects all of us

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 18 March 2016

    Apple versus the FBI: which side are you on? Few technology stories, and even fewer cyber security issues, have broken into the mainstream media quite like this one. But the outcome of this epic tussle has hugely important implications for all of us - businesses and consumers alike. ...

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    Cyber criminals from across the world target UK victims

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 18 March 2016

    Cyber criminals from across the world are targeting UK victims financial and personal information, according to cyber security researchers that have been analysing how different countries use the dark web. 

    UK-based dark web ...

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