Tech Tip - Logging into Microsoft ...
Although Windows 10 default settings encourage you to sign in with a Microsoft account this could mean that you’re at risk of having your password stolen.
You can protect yourself with Microsoft's additional security features.
Security Fears About Software Than Can Copy Your Voice.
After its unveiling in a live demo at the Max Conference San Diego last week, Adobe’s Project VoCo audio / voice manipulation software has been the subject of some concern over its potential for misuse.
Artificial Intelligence Being Added to Microsoft Office 365.
Microsoft has added a new toolkit called ‘Microsoft Team’ to Office 365. The new add-on will use intelligent services in an attempt to reinvent workplace communications and collaboration.
Tescos Online Banking Thefts.
Tesco Bank is reported to be working with the National Crime Agency to investigate an incident where suspicious transactions resulted in money being taken from thousands of customer current accounts.
Facebook Kills The Admiral's Plan.
A request by insurance company Admiral to trial a scheme whereby the contents of the Facebook profiles of young drivers would be used in order to judge their safety as drivers (and thereby influence their insurance premiums) has been given the thumbs down by Facebook.
Stripe Launches New Payments Apps Directory.
Customers of payment services company Stripe are to be given access to a new directory of some 300 compatible apps that can be integrated and used with their existing Stripe services to make more meaningful and value adding use of the data.
Tech Tip - Show File Extensions in File Explorer.
Ever since the introduction of Windows Vista, Windows appears to have been hiding file extensions. If you’re using Windows 10 and if you’d like to ensure that you can see the file extensions at a glance all of the time (and immediately be able to tell your .JPEGs from your .EXEs) follow these instructions...
New National Cyber Strategy Tough On IT Suppliers.
With most of the media focus in recent weeks being on preventing and retaliating to state-sponsored cyber attacks, one key point about the UK’s National Cyber Security Strategy (NCSS) that has been largely ignored is how tough it may be on UK IT Suppliers.
Chancellor Says We Need To Retaliate Against Cyber Attacks.
In a speech describing the UK government’s plans for spending £1.9bn on cyber security, the Chancellor Philip Hammond has said that the UK needs to be able to retaliate in kind against state-sponsored cyber attacks.
In the National Cyber Security Strategy speech at the recent 'Future Decoded' conference, Mr Hammond focused on key national cyber security challenges and the need to “deter those who seek to steal from us, or harm our interests”.