UK Schools Targeted With Ransomware
UK police have issued a warning to educational establishments to be vigilant, following an alert by ‘Action Fraud’ that fraudsters are targeting UK schools with ransomware in order to demand big payments.
Greater Protection From IoT Hacks Needed Say Cyber Security Experts
There have been renewed warnings from cyber security experts that much more needs to be done to provide adequate protection from the potentially devastating effects of hacks involving IoT devices.
Why Water Resistant Mobile Device Sales Are Up
A report by IDC has revealed that the fact that water damage is common and yet it is not covered by insurance policies is the reason why sales of water resistant mobile devices have increased so significantly in 2016.
Tech Tip # 1 : Easily Switch Audio Sources
If you’re tired of having to go into the Control Panel to switch from your speakers to your headphones, Windows 10 now makes it much easier with handy in-taskbar volume controls
Amazon’s Warehouse In The Sky
News has surfaced of a patent that's reported to have been filed by Amazon back in December 2014 for a flying warehouse, or airborne fulfilment centre (AFC), that can use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to deliver items to users.
The patent has been recently unearthed and reported via Twitter by analyst Zoe Leavitt from CB Insights, who described the idea as ‘the Death Star of ecommerce”.
Tech Tip # 2 : Reversing a Bad Update
If you’re using Windows 10 and your computer starts to experience problems resulting from a bad (cumulative) update, there is a way you can roll back your computer to before that update:
Obama Retaliates By Expelling 35 Russian ‘Spy’ Diplomats
The outgoing US President Obama has commenced the public aspects of retaliation for the alleged Russian hacking of (and interference with) the US presidential election by expelling 35 Russian diplomats from the country.
Bitcoin’s Biggest Increase in Value in 3 Years Fuels Renewed Optimism
The growing optimism for the future of the web-based crypto-currency ‘Bitcoin’ received another boost this week as the value of 1 Bitcoin jumped above $1,000 (£815) for the first time in three years.
Tech Tip - Make A Windows 10 Full System Image Backup
With Windows 10 you can make a system image backup which means that you can easily restore your computer to the way it was in the event of a critical failure or issue.
To make the backup: