Bitcoin Value Tops $10,000
The crypto-currency Bitcoin has now reached a record high of $10,000 (£7,462) after only trading at $1,000 at the start of the year, with some experts saying it’s got further to climb.
Government Could Use Blockchain To Verify Your Identity
A report by the educational charity and think tank ‘Reform’ has suggested that Blockchain technology could be used by the UK government as a more effective, efficient, and modern way to provide verification of the identities of citizens.
Huddle Leaked Business Documents
A flaw has been discovered in the collaboration tool Huddle that is believed to have left private company documents able to be viewed by unauthorised persons.
Small Businesses Get New OS MasterMap® Data
The government has announced that its new £40m Geospatial Commission will start its strategy of releasing more of the location data held by public bodies to help businesses and boost economic growth, by giving small businesses free access to OS MasterMap® data.
Google's Scary Hack Stats
With more than 15% of Internet users reporting takeovers of their email or social networking accounts, new research by Google and the University of California, Berkeley has shed light on how passwords are stolen and how accounts are hacked.
Tech Tip - Sort Outlook Deleted Items by Date Deleted
If you’ve ever accidentally deleted an e-mail and you can’t remember what day it was originally sent to you, and you need to track it down then this is the tip for you. Here’s how it works:
1 In 4 Law Firms Ready For GDPR
A report by managed services provider CenturyLink Emea, shows that despite the threat of up to €20m fines or 4% of annual global turnover for serious data protection failings, only 25% of more than 150 legal sector IT decision-makers said their firms were GDPR ready.
Xmas Toys - Security Concerns
With Christmas just around the corner, consumer watchdog Which? has asked retailers to stop selling some popular internet-connected toys which have "proven" security issues that could allow attackers to take control of the toy or send messages.
Bad Broadband? Get Automatic Compensation...
Ofcom has announced that broadband and landline customers will be automatically able to get money back from their providers when things go wrong, without having to make a claim for it.