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.
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.
Supermarket Voucher Scam Via WhatsApp
WhatsApp is being used by ‘phishing’ fraudsters to circulate convincing links for supermarket vouchers in order to obtain your bank details.
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.
Quarter of UK Workers Deliberately Breach Confidentiality
Research by commissioned by data privacy and risk management firm Egress Software Technologies has revealed that a quarter of UK workers have purposefully shared confidential business information outside their organisation.
Tech Tip - Android: Have Two WhatsApp/Facebook/Twitter Accounts On The Same Device
From Lollipop you can create different user accounts e.g. if you want to keep social and professional separate, or if others use your device. You can, therefore, manage your different identities / accounts with WhatsApp / Facebook / Twitter on the same device.
Art Galleries And Dealers Defrauded Through Email Hack
Art galleries and dealers in the UK have lost hundreds of thousands of pounds after being targeted by email hackers.
Fake WhatsApp - 1 Million Downloads
A fake version of WhatsApp, the free, cross-platform instant messaging service for smartphones, was downloaded from the Google Play store by more than one million unsuspecting people.
Cuts Mean Fewer ATMs But More Cashless Payments
Banking industry group LINK has warned that a plan to cut the fees that fund their cash machines could mean that more ATMs will be axed.