Tech Tip - Phishing Quiz
Identifying a phishing attempt may be harder than you think and being able to spot one is an important part of maintaining your cybersecurity defences in the modern business environment. Here’s a little phishing quiz from Google that can help you to spot the signs that can enable you to tell a real email from a phishing email.
No More Windows 10 Mobile Support – Microsoft Suggests Switching
Microsoft has formally announced on its support pages that, as of December 10th 2019, Windows 10 Mobile users can no longer expect security updates and support, and Microsoft recommends that customers then move to a supported Android or iOS device.
Naming and Shaming of Companies With Poor Cyber Security
A report from the Cyber Security Research Group and the Policy Institute at King’s College London, has suggested that the government could help combat high cyber-crime levels by naming (and shaming) companies with poor cyber-security.
ICO Urges Businesses To Prepare For No-Deal Brexit
In a Westminster eForum event on GDPR practice in London, the director of strategic policy at the Information Commissioner’s Office, Jonathan Bamford, is reported to have urged businesses to prepare for a no-deal Brexit in terms of planning to stop interruption in data flows from Europe.
Tech Tip - Make Text Bigger!
Even though Windows 10 has scaling options that can make things generally easier to see, you may want to keep the screen resolution how you like it, but also have the ability to make fonts much bigger.
Biggest Personal Data Breach Puts Password Effectiveness In The Spotlight
Password-based authentication has long been known to be less secure than other methods such as multi-step verification or biometrics, but a massive leak of a staggering 87GB of 772.9 million emails, 21.2 million passwords and 1.1 billion email address and password combinations recently shared on hacking forums has brought the inherent weaknesses of password authentication into sharp focus.
Over Half Of Us Will Buy Food Online By 2021
A study by Capgemini has found that more than half of UK consumers will order their groceries from online retailers by 2021.
Google’s £44 Million GDPR Fine
Google has been fined a massive 50 million euros (£44m) for breach of GDPR dating back to May 2018 and relating to how well people were informed about how Google collected data to personalise advertising, and the matter of consent.
Windows 7 Activation Errors A Coincidence Says Microsoft
Just after the January update on 8th January, Windows 7 users began to experience activation errors, but Microsoft put the issues down to coincidence, despite admitting that it had reverted changes made to activation servers in the update in order to fix the problem.