Monthly Archives: July 2017

United States Placing a Ban on Americans Visiting North Korea

On July 21st, the U.S. State Department announced its implementation of a ban which means that no American citizen will be permitted to visit North Korea. Two travel agencies which operate tours in North Korea told news broadcasters that the ban will come into effect approximately 30 days later, making the ban effective around August […]

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Pension Scams: The Fleecing of Your Future

Pension scams seem to be on the rise, as people who hold pensions are encouraged to invest their retirement savings. The concern for scams centers on fraudsters who try to encourage those with savings to convert them into cash before they reach the age of 55. With more and more people claiming pensions, there is […]

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How Safe is Your Router?

The safety of home routers has recently come into question, when it was discovered that Virgin Media’s Super Hub 2 router could be hacked in a very short space of time. The concern is that if the router’s password is not changed from its default password, it could leave the router open to attack. Ronald […]

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A Teeming Cloud of Illegality: The Sale of Illegal Cigarettes

Even though it has been illegal to smoke in some public places in England since 2005, the demand for cigarettes remains high, and with it, the sale of illegal cigarettes. More than 5 billion illegal cigarettes were sold and smoked in the UK in 2016. Criminals often buy cigarettes from other countries, such as France […]

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Are Businesses Willing To Upgrade Their Online Security?

Recent attacks on business from around the globe have caused concern to other organizations that have not been affected by such attacks. A recent survey of small to medium sized businesses in the UK showed that more than 60% of these companies have not yet invested in better security. Ronald Noble, founder of RKN Global, […]

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