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Beware: New Phishing Techniques Are Here!

Have you already heard about vishing and smishing? It’s not a joke, but a tricky and smart scam scheme. New frauds are increasingly sophisticated and you are much more likely to get one from someone you trust. It’s not a “Nigerian prince” letter anymore. Let’s have a close look.

As we know, phishing attempts come via email or instant messages in a form of attachments or links to the fraud websites. There you will be asked to enter your personal or even banking information and then scammers will use this info for their own (not very good) purposes, but it’s not all.

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Why Fixico – Questions and Answers

There are many features we are proud to offer within Fixico packages and yet there are a bunch of questions we receive daily from the users. Unlike many other services, Fixico is an all-in-one solution at affordable price. And that‘s just the tip of the iceberg. Check out these Q&A for a more detailed stuff.

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How To Protect Your Android Phone?

According to the latest researches at the University of Cambridge, 87% of Android smartphones are… insecure. They have at least one vulnerability even though Android is leading the mobile market.

Luckily for you, here are some useful tips to help you secure your phone or tablet.

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Great Internet Firewalls (And How You Can Benefit From Them)

What do you know about Internet firewalls? Is it only a tool for censorship or it can be used for good? Let’s find out.

Have you ever heard about the Great Chinese Firewall? This firewall, also known as the Golden Shield Project, started back in 1998, four years later after the Internet arrived in China. As you can guess from its name, the firewall is aimed to block potentially unfavourable to the Chinese government sites and information. These can be sites related to the opposition of China, religion, so-called criminal activity, obscenity and pornography.

In November 2012, the firewall blocked the access to Google and all the Google domains including Google Maps, Gmail and others. It was likely connected with the change of Chinese leadership, so many sites and recourses were blocked for a while.

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What Google Knows About You (And Why It Matters)

Google is much more than search tool, it has many products you love: Gmail, YouTube, Google+, Google Maps and many more. Want to know what this company knows about you? Find out in our article.

Have you ever searched for a thing in Google, let’s say a hotel in London and then you were observing various hotel offers and banners for a month? Well, it happens all the time.

When you use Google, you are making a deal: free services for the information about yourself. Obviously, with a deep knowledge about customer’s behavior, Google and other search engines like Yahoo! and Yandex sell that information to advertisers. The companies are willing to pay for reaching the ideal target audience. For example, hotels want to target people who travel. Children’s toys producers are interested in parents.

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How to Protect and Speed Up Your Computer with Fixico?

In this article, we will give a short update on all the Fixico features that will benefit office and internet users.

Whether you are a home user with no time or patience to tweak your PC, or you are running a small or medium company and don’t have an IT support to ensure it runs smoothly, ready solutions can seem attractive to you. A one-click tool to maintain, protect and speed up your computer.

That is why Fixico appeared – a perfect solution to make a life of a typical user easier. It works 24/7 and does all the job for you. Powered by the latest IBM technology & Trend Micro antivirus, it has everything to deliver professional PC services as large companies do. And that is all you need to make a difference.

Here are some of the Fixico features you will love.

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