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Twitter introduces improved right of appeal

Twitter introduces improved right of appeal

On: Friday, 12 April, 2019
In the febrile atmosphere of social media use and abuse, Twitter has announced it has created an improved, faster means for users to appeal account suspensions. Twitter has been keen to clamp down on any violations of the platform’s condu...
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Vodafone announces first 5G rail station

Vodafone announces first 5G rail station

On: Tuesday, 9 April, 2019
Vodafone has proudly proclaimed Birmingham New Street as the UK’s first railway station to have 5G connectivity. In tests run by Vodafone 4G smartphones were connected to a 5G router, which received 5G connectivity from a nearby mobile m...
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New tax year means new cyber threats

New tax year means new cyber threats

On: Tuesday, 9 April, 2019
As we roll into the 2019/20 tax year, the world’s hackers, scammers and cybercriminals are gearing themselves up to bombard us with phishing emails and tax-themed malware. Proofpoint, an American company that monitors such cybercrimi...
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Winter is coming – so is the malware

Winter is coming – so is the malware

On: Thursday, 4 April, 2019
Spring may be here, but elsewhere winter is definitely coming, with the imminent arrival of the final season of the phenomenal HBO hit Game of Thrones. But beware we are not the only ones excited for the release of the series. Cybercrimina...
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UK’s Huawei oversight board pulls no punches

UK’s Huawei oversight board pulls no punches

On: Thursday, 4 April, 2019
Britain’s Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre (HCSEC) has said the Chinese tech giant is a threat to the country’s national security. Going so far as to suggest that some existing mobile network equipment will have to be ripped out ...
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Brits fixed broadband, cheap but slow

Ofcom sets out future of fibre networks

On: Tuesday, 2 April, 2019
Last week the UK’s telecoms regulator Ofcom set out how regulation could evolve to support competition and further investment from new alternative networks as well as Openreach and Virgin Media. Ofcom said their goal is to encourage and f...
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EU presents its plans for safe 5G

EU presents its plans for safe 5G

On: Friday, 29 March, 2019
The European Commission has presented its plans to ensure the safe and secure introduction of 5G telecoms networks, but worries remain about the huge presence of the Chinese tech giant Huawei. The United States has been keen to sever ties w...
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