Tech Tip - How To Disable Ad Tracking In Windows 10
Although many websites say they rely upon ad-revenue to provide free content, and some ads can be relevant, as web users we may still feel uneasy about allowing our online behaviour to become tracked, and too many ‘interest-based’ targeted adverts can be annoying and disruptive. There is an easy way in Windows 10 to disable advertising ID/‘interest based’ adverts. Here’s how:
New, Free Windows 10 Microsoft Office App Launched
Microsoft has announced the launch of its new “Office” app for Windows 10 which is an update to the former My Office app, will come preinstalled on Windows 10 machines and will provide access to an online version of Office for those who don’t have a subscription for Office 365.
New 1TeraByte (Yes, TeraByte) MicroSD Cards Launched
Both Micron and Western Digital’s SanDisk brand have announced at the Mobile World Congress that they are launching the first 1TB microSD cards.
Potential £ 1 Million Court Bill Over £1 Uber Receipt
A millionaire barrister who raised crowdfunding money to fight ride-sharing company Uber in court over a £1.06 VAT receipt has lost attempts to limit his court costs liability and could face a £1 Million legal bill.
Tech Tip - How To Put YouTube Videos on Automatic Repeat
If you’d like to put a YouTube video on repeat play e.g. because you want to watch or show a work / instructional video, or even listen to your favourite music on a loop while working on your laptop, there are two easy ways to do it. Here’s how:
Go to YouTube.com and navigate to your chosen video.
Response To Freedom of Information Requests Concerning Brexit Involves ICO
Two government departments and a Kent-based Brexit planning group are reported to have given local councils advice on how to avoid releasing information about the no-deal Brexit plans, prompting UK. Gov and the ICO to intervene.
Targets Of A Rise In Extortion Scams
A report by cyber-crime researchers is warning professional people and those in higher level management positions that extortion scams are on the rise with higher earners as the obvious targets.
Nest Locking Customers Out Over Suspected Security Breach
Nest Labs, the US manufacturer of smart home products is reported to have been locking some customers out of their accounts over possible password breaches.
Form-Jacking Attacks Hit High Profile Companies
Research by Security Company Symantec has revealed that high profile companies such as BA and Ticketmaster are among the many thousands of businesses whose websites are being targeted with "form-jacking" attacks every month.