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What is TrueWAN3.0?
- We've been upgrading TrueWAN to be more robust, faster, quicker and better.
- Improvements on our high sites: More batteries, more solar panels, introducing wind power, diesel generators and more robust power measurement, management and monitoring equipment. Redundant equipment to minimize any possible downtime.
- Carrrier-grade equipment to give better performance, less interference, lower delays and higher network speeds with drastically improved reliability.
- Bypassing Telkom and the local telecoms exchange completely, we can now give a faster and more stable Internet experience than ever before.
- Larger, faster servers with lots more storage space. Better software to manage and monitor.
- Better spam anti-virus and spam protection. Better security and firewall monitoring. More cameras to monitor vandalism and theft, better security and vandal-proof equipment.
- Faster E-mail, better VoIP quality. Cheaper services, cheaper VoIP calls, faster installs and response times.
TrueWAN 3.0 is much more robust & faster than 'previous era' TrueWAN
- although it is a "growing-into", rather than a "switching-over" so the changes come gradually and will keep on coming.
Would you like to sign up for TrueWAN3?
Telephone Tech Support Scams: What you need to know
- Trick you into installing malicious software that could capture sensitive data, such as online banking user names and passwords. They might also then charge you to remove this software.
- Take control of your computer remotely and adjust settings to leave your computer vulnerable.
- Request credit card information so they can bill you for phony services.
- Direct you to fraudulent websites and ask you to enter credit card and other personal or financial information there.
- Windows Helpdesk
- Windows Service Center
- Microsoft Tech Support
- Microsoft Support
- Windows Technical Department Support Group
- Microsoft Research and Development Team (Microsoft R & D Team)
Protect yourself from Telephone Tech Support Scams
- Do not purchase any software or services.
- Ask if there is a fee or subscription associated with the "service." If there is, hang up.
- Never give control of your computer to a third party unless you can confirm that it is a legitimate representative of a computer support team with whom you are already a customer.
- Take the caller's information down and immediately report it to your local authorities.
- Never provide your credit card or financial information to someone claiming to be from Microsoft tech support.
What to do if you already gave your info away
- Change your computer's password, change the password on your main email account, and change the password for any financial accounts, especially your bank and credit card.
- Scan your computer with the Microsoft Safety Scanner to find out if you have malware installed on your computer.
- Install Microsoft Security Essentials. (Microsoft Security Essentials is a free program. If someone calls you to install this product and then charge you for it, this is also a scam.)
Contact True Technologies if you have any questions.