WhatsApp Raises Age To 16 For GDPR
Facebook’s WhatsApp messaging service is raising its minimum age in Europe to 16 to comply with GDPR which comes into force on May 25th.
Half of UK Manufacturers Hit By Cyber Attacks
A new report published by manufacturers’ organisation EEF in partnership with insurance firm AIG and the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) shows that 48% of UK manufacturers have been subject to a cyber-security incident at some time.
Google, The Law and Your 'Right To Be Forgotten'
A businessman has won the "right to be forgotten" by Google after taking his case to the High Court, because he wanted a past crime he had committed to be removed from Google’s search engine results.
New Google ‘Chat’ SMS Message Replacement Rollout Begins
Google has begun the rollout of ‘Chat’, the messaging service that, it is hoped, will replace SMS text messages on Android phones, and bring it into the same ballpark as WhatsApp and Apple’s iMessage.
Facebook ... Face Recognition Woes
Facebook is in the news yet again, this time for having to face a class action lawsuit for allegedly gathering biometric information without users' explicit consent, via facial recognition technology.
Tech Tip - Send Different File Types With WhatsApp
These days, many of us use the WhatsApp messaging service as part of our business communications. Thanks to functionality introduced last year, you can now send multiple file types e.g. APK’s, Zip and RAR files using WhatsApp. Here’s how:
Phishing Attack Simulator : Microsoft Goodies
Microsoft has announced a set of business security tools, including a phishing attack simulator, that make it easier and more affordable for businesses to identify and fix vulnerabilities before they become an issue.
Tech Tip - Emails : ‘Undo Send’ ... !
If you use a Gmail account, and if you’ve ever sent an email and then experienced the terror of immediately wishing that you hadn’t, you could find the ‘Undo Send’ feature very useful.
UK Launched Major Cyber Attack Against ISIS
GCHQ’s new director has revealed that last year, the UK has conducted a large-scale cyber-attack against ISIS that was designed to suppress online terrorist propaganda and hinder ISIS's ability to coordinate attacks.