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    Over the weekend the world was infected by malicious ransomware known as “WannaCrypt”. This software began in the UK and Spain and quickly spread across the globe. While there’s been limited public declaration (expect many are keeping quiet) that Australian users have been impacted on a large scale, it does speak...
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    Ring are known for their video doorbell but are now adding to their product lineup with the Ring Floodlight Cam​. The product was announced at CES but it’ll be April before its available. Not content with adding a video camera to the doorbell, the floodlight is now also getting...
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    We’ve all seen that grainy security camera footage on the 6pm news and scratched our heads why its not better quality. Well now that’s all set to change with Swann’s latest top-of-the-line security system feature 4K quality. Ready for installation at home or in a business, the Swann 4K...

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