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4 weeks ago

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I was just talking to a customer about a variation of this where the friend/relative contacts you via Facebook messages. The problem is that it isn't a friend or relative at all, but just another scammer.I recall years ago we were taught that paranoia wasn't a good thing. Nowadays it seems being paranoid is the only way to avoid scammers. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

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Not directly related to computers, but still very useful information.What are the warning signs of an investment scam? 🚩According to the Financial Markets Authority, there are some simple red flags to look out for when it comes to spotting an investment scam:• They call or email you “out of the blue". • They offer high returns (big profits) with low or no risk of a loss• The offer is for a “select few” or “limited time• There are lots of ‘secrets’ about the offerFor more information about the warning signs to look for, visit: www.fma.govt.nz/investors/scams/ ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

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Kings Computers will be closed for Matariki weekend. Back on Monday 27 June.😀😀 ... See MoreSee Less
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3 months ago

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Some ideas for safer passwords. Some of the suggestions may be rather scary, but something to think about. ... See MoreSee Less
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4 months ago

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I post these kind of posts in an effort to try and make sure everyone is educated on what is happening out there, who to contact, and how to recognise a problem.Did you know? Since its establishment in 2017 to the end of 2021, CERT NZ had received almost 26,000 reports with a combined direct financial loss of almost $70m. If you would like to report any malicious cyber activity, CERT NZ is your first port of call! www.cert.govt.nz/about/contact-us/ ... See MoreSee Less
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7 months ago

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You may have heard of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. These are household appliances that connect to the internet via WiFi, with the idea that doing so allows for more functionality.You can turn your lightbulbs on and off with a voice command to your phone. You can set your heat pump to turn on depending on live weather updates. But to do this the device has to connect to various servers and it’s these connections that can lead to insecurities.We’ve put together some tips to help you keep your IoT devices safe while they do their thing: www.cert.govt.nz/individuals/guides/smart-devices-the-internet-of-things-iot/ ... See MoreSee Less
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8 months ago

Kings Computers
Always think about what you are sharing. Consider if that personal information you are sharing is worth the return you are getting, now and forever.With thanks to the NZ Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT NZ)You may have heard of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. These are household appliances that connect to the internet via WiFi, with the idea that doing so allows for more functionality.You can turn your lightbulbs on and off with a voice command to your phone. You can set your heat pump to turn on depending on live weather updates. But to do this the device has to connect to various servers and it’s these connections that can lead to insecurities.We’ve put together some tips to help you keep your IoT devices safe while they do their thing: www.cert.govt.nz/individuals/guides/smart-devices-the-internet-of-things-iot/ ... See MoreSee Less
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9 months ago

Kings Computers
Starting tomorrow (3/12) Kings Computers will be covered by the Traffic Light system. At the Orange setting this will have little effect on us here at Kings Computers. We don't perform close contact work so have no need to view or scan customers vaccine passport. I have my own vaccine passport which you are welcome to see. I will continue to wear a mask in peoples homes and businesses, and you are welcome to wear one as well, although that is your choice. ... See MoreSee Less
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10 months ago

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Updating Apps (aka Applications, Programs) is always a good idea. ... See MoreSee Less
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10 months ago

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Uphold your privacy. With thanks to CERT NZ. ... See MoreSee Less
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11 months ago

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Today Kings Computers celebrates 8 years of existence. And, closing in on 6 years in Te Aroha. May the good times continue. ... See MoreSee Less
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11 months ago

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Recently I've had the privilege of talking to the General Manager of Ngāti Tumutumu trust. I've been learning a lot about Te Aroha's history that I wasn't fully aware of before and I'm very thankful for the GM for being so willing to answer all my questions. ... See MoreSee Less
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11 months ago

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As we head to Level 2 at midnight Tues, Kings Computers will be required to follow the special "Delta" Level 2 rules. If you come to me, please use the contact tracking sign in information and keep 2 metres apart.If I come to you, I will be wearing a face mask and will try to abide by the 2 metre rule, while knowing that isn't always possible.Stay healthy everyone. ... See MoreSee Less
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12 months ago

Kings Computers
I'm sure everyone south of Auckland will be looking forward to changing to Level 3. I'm looking forward to my electrician finally being able to come in and fix a light switch (Appropriate protections and separations of course).However, Kings Computers will remain closed in order to maintain safety levels for us and all our customers. ... See MoreSee Less
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1 years ago

Kings Computers
With the move to Level 4 Covid control, Kings Computers will be closed until next week. We will be available to support essential services, but will not be available for others. Stay well, stay healthy. ... See MoreSee Less
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