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Let us consider the humble router

Let us consider the humble router

On: Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
There it squats, quietly getting on with its job. We hardly ever give it a second thought. No-one’s ever wanted one for a Christmas present nor do we worry over upgrading it the same way we do with other more glamorous devices. And yet wi...
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Cybercriminals just love Valentine’s Day

Cybercriminals just love Valentine’s Day

On: Sunday, 17 February, 2019
Was your Valentine’s Day memorable? Was it everything you had hoped? For the world’s hackers and attackers, it was. Latest data from Mimecast Threat Labs as well as Kaspersky Labs shows that the romantic day was a fruitful and profitabl...
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Parliament calls for overhaul of cash system

Parliament calls for overhaul of cash system

On: Friday, 15 February, 2019
With Link’s new proposals to reduce fees and cash purchases continuing to decline, Parliament’s Treasury Select Committee has called for a root and branch overhaul of our current access to cash to prevent vulnerable people being exclude...
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WhatsApp fights back against fake news

WhatsApp fights back against fake news

On: Tuesday, 12 February, 2019
In an effort to counter the spread of so-called fake news, WhatsApp has introduced a Message Forwarding Limit function, which only allows you to forward a message to a maximum of five people. The current limit does not affect groups, which ...
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Freeview brings live TV streaming to iOS

Freeview brings live TV streaming to iOS

On: Wednesday, 23 January, 2019
A new mobile app from Freeview lets iOS users stream live TV to mobile devices, for free. The app combines live streaming services with the on-demand and TV catch-up offerings from Freeview’s biggest channels. The launch lineup of cha...
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Instagram hit by hack attack

RBS and NatWest issue new cards following hack

On: Tuesday, 22 January, 2019
Six months after the hack at online ticket company, Ticketmaster, the Royal Bank of Scotland and its subsidiary NatWest have issued customers with replacement cards. The breach is known to have affected more than 40,000 people in the UK. Wr...
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