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2402, 2020

Malware attack puts lSS offline…..

February 24th, 2020|blog|

A cyber-attack has hit the major facilities company ISS World, which has half a million employees worldwide.

ISS provides cleaning, catering, security and other services to companies in the UK and elsewhere.

Its websites have been down […]

1002, 2020

Windows 7 support. What should you do?

February 10th, 2020|blog|

Microsoft has stopped supporting Windows 7 so that it can focus on “newer technologies”.

As a result, Windows 7 users will no longer receive the all-important security updates and patches that keep their machines safe.

One in […]

1002, 2020

Apple fined for slowing down old iPhones….

February 10th, 2020|blog|

Apple has been fined 25 million euros (£21m, $27m) for deliberately slowing down older iPhone models without making it clear to consumers.

The fine was imposed by France’s competition and fraud watchdog DGCCRF, which said consumers […]

1508, 2018

Chargers Costing Peoples Security

August 15th, 2018|blog|

Rigged MacBook chargers hijacking peoples laptops and stealing their data!

A neat feature of many modern laptops is the ability to power them up through the USB port. Unlike the rectangular USB ports of old, the newer […]

1508, 2018

Google Maps Always Tracks

August 15th, 2018|blog|

Is Google Tracking You?

Thought you’d turned off location tracking in your Google account? Think again. Turns out Google tracks your location even when you think it isn’t.

Chances are if you’ve ever fiddled around in your […]

1806, 2018

Yahoo fined £250,000 over cyber-attack

June 18th, 2018|blog|

Yahoo’s UK arm has been fined £250,000 ($335,000) by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) over a data breach affecting more than 500 million users which took place in 2014.

The incident was reported two years […]

406, 2018

Buffalo Wild Wings apologises over ‘awful’ tweets in targeted hacking

June 4th, 2018|blog|

US restaurant chain Buffalo Wild Wings has apologised for a string of crude and racist posts that appeared on its Twitter account after it was hacked.

“We’re sorry,” the company said in a statement, adding “the […]

2905, 2018

Google and Facebook accused of breaking GDPR laws

May 29th, 2018|blog|

Complaints have been filed against Facebook, Google, Instagram and WhatsApp within hours of the new GDPR data protection law taking effect.

The companies are accused of forcing users to consent to targeted advertising to use the […]

2105, 2018

How Safe Is A USB? IBM Bans staff from using all removable Memory Devices

May 21st, 2018|blog|

Staff at IBM have been banned from using removable memory devices such as USB sticks, SD cards and flash drives.
The possibility of “financial and reputational” damage if staff lost or misused the devices prompted the […]

1405, 2018

90% of GMail Users Dont Have Security Features Enabled

May 14th, 2018|blog|

It makes it harder for people to break into your account, even if they have your login details

One of Gmail’s most effective security features is hardly used by anyone, Google has revealed.

Two-factor authentication (2FA) has […]