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December 24, 2017  1:59 PM

Seasonal security alerts from Herod@Judea.Com

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo

1) Please forward to abuse@judea.com any e-mails or other on-line communications purporting to come from Joseph of Nazareth claiming that he is stuck in a stable near Bethlehem with his pregnant girlfriend. 2) Please be aware that three escaped drug dealers have de-activated their GPS trackers...

December 24, 2015  12:45 PM

Have a Merry Christmas offline and a Happy New Year having taken control of your data

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
alcohol, anti--spyware, Broadband, Christmas, Crapband, pub, Scams, smartphone

Even if the Phantom Squad does not repeat the Lizard Squad's exploits last year, taking down games networks to ruin Christmas for children (and nerds) there are...

December 31, 2013  11:21 AM

God, not just the Chancellor, was on the side of Amazon. Did Christmas see death of the High Street?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Amazon, Christmas, Debenham, London, On-line, Sales, VAT

I expect the warning from Debenhams as to the impact of poor Christmas sales to be repeated by others as it becomes apparent that this was the not only first time

December 25, 2012  11:27 PM

“I bought it myself after the Internet delivery failed to arrive”

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo

I heard this twice today: both complaints concerned ingredients for the Christmas meal where people had to go out on Christmas Eve to get traditional ingredients ordered ten days or or more in advance which had failed to arrive. Whatever the cause of the non-delivery or delays beyond the...

December 21, 2012  12:35 PM

Plebgate, the Sousveillance society and your Boxing Day Browsing

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Christmas, Microsoft, Plebgate, Retention

We have a most interesting juxtaposition
- of press cover for the EU Information Commisioners' "review" of Microsoft's new terms and conditions,
- of the

December 14, 2012  6:21 PM

The Ten/Twelve Scams of Christmas 2012

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Christmas, Holidays, McAfee, Scams, UK

I have just done a quick comparison of the Scams of Christmas of Christmas since I last blogged on this topic in 2010. McAfee has again found

December 28, 2011  8:12 AM

Did Westminster and Kensington stuff BDUK for Christmas?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
3G, 4G, BDUK, Broadband, Christmas, O2, Ofcom, Openreach

Shortly before Christmas the FT carried news that O2 had beaten Sky and Virgin to win a  contract to provide wifi to Westminster in time for the Olympics. The article speculated that this could provide a model for other councils. The

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