Bank's Voice Recognition Fooled By Twin
Last week, BBC Click reporter Dan Simmons reported that he had been able to fool HSBC’s biometric voice recognition system by passing his brother’s voice off as his own.
New 160 Terabytes Memory Machine
Hewlett Packard has reportedly unveiled a prototype computer with a massive 160TB of memory, enough to analyse the equivalent of 160 million books at the same time.
Report Blames Brexit Uncertainty For UK Tech Employment Challenges
A recent report by 'Hired' has shown that the uncertainty surrounding Brexit has made UK employers less likely to seek migrant tech employees, and has made less overseas tech workers seek jobs in the UK.
Dump Your Provider By Text
If Ofcom’s new automated 'text to switch' plan comes to fruition, mobile phone customers will be able to ditch their current provider just by sending them a text.
Tech Tip : The Malicious Software Removal Tool
While Windows Defender (that comes with Windows 10) offers some virus and malware protection, if you are unlucky enough to pick up a computer virus that has somehow circumvented your anti- virus, you can download the post-infection ‘Malicious Software Removal Tool’ to help.
No ... For Net Neutrality
The current Net Neutrality regulations, set in 2015 and designed to force ISPs to treat all data traffic as equal, have been overturned by two-to-one in a vote by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
Hunt for WannaCry Ransomware Attackers
As organisations around the world recover and begin to count the cost of the biggest ransomware attack in history, cyber security and law enforcement agencies around the world have turned their attention to tracking down the perpetrators.
Who Really Benefits From Accelerated Mobile Pages?
Back in October 2015, Google announced that it was introducing a new open source initiative called Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) in order to dramatically improve the performance of the mobile web. In May 2017, AMPs are still attracting criticism and the accusation that Google may be the only real beneficiary.
Ransomware - To Pay Or Not To Pay?
Ransomware such as WannaCry is used to extort money from people and organisations who are told that their important data is locked away until they pay a ransom. If you become a victim of ransomware, should you pay? Even if you do, will you get all of your data back?