Warning: Hacking Group Based in China Targeting UK Business Data
The National Cyber Security Centre and cyber units at PwC and BAE Systems have warned UK businesses about a hacking group, operating inside China, targeting UK-based B2B IT outsourcing companies with a view to reaching their customers.
Businesses Explore More Uses For Blockchain
If you thought that Blockchain, the ‘incorruptible ledger’ technology behind Bitcoin was only of use in the financial sector, think again. Innovative uses for the new technology are now being found across multiple sectors.
Laptop Bans on Aircraft
The UK and US governments have introduced a ban on taking laptops and tablets on planes as cabin baggage on flights from selected Middle East and North African Countries.
Report Exposes Poor Online Retailer Communications
A recent study by retail software company Eptica has found that only 7.5% of retailers respond to customers through web, email, Twitter and Facebook, while only 2.5% of retailers provide consistency in their answers to customers across all four channels.
One Third of Jobs At Risk From Automation
A new report by PwC claims that over 30% of UK jobs could be lost to automation by the year 2030.
Tech Tip : Solve Network Problems Easily
If you have a network problem, Windows 10 gives you the ability to run a troubleshooter, or do a complete reset with a single click. Here’s how:
New Government Cyber Security Unit Encourages Business Co-Operation
After the opening of new National Cyber Security Centre in London in February (to act as part of GCHQ in Cheltenham), businesses are being encouraged to report serious data breaches to the NCSC in confidence.
Home Secretary Calls For Government Access To WhatsApp Messages
The discovery that last week’s London terror attacker Khalid Masood used WhatsApp’s encrypted message service minutes before the killings have led for calls, not least by Home Secretary Amber Rudd, to give the government access to the un-encrypted content of messages on the platform.
Scammers Exploit Rise In Bitcoin Value
Scammers have been quick to exploit a rise in the value of web-based, crypto-currency Bitcoin by launching bogus online schemes with the lure of false money-making offers.