Response To Freedom of Information Requests Concerning Brexit Involves ICO
Two government departments and a Kent-based Brexit planning group are reported to have given local councils advice on how to avoid releasing information about the no-deal Brexit plans, prompting UK. Gov and the ICO to intervene.
Nest Locking Customers Out Over Suspected Security Breach
Nest Labs, the US manufacturer of smart home products is reported to have been locking some customers out of their accounts over possible password breaches.
Form-Jacking Attacks Hit High Profile Companies
Research by Security Company Symantec has revealed that high profile companies such as BA and Ticketmaster are among the many thousands of businesses whose websites are being targeted with "form-jacking" attacks every month.
New 1TeraByte (Yes, TeraByte) MicroSD Cards Launched
Both Micron and Western Digital’s SanDisk brand have announced at the Mobile World Congress that they are launching the first 1TB microSD cards.
DNS infrastructure Under Attack
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has issued a warning that the DNS infrastructure is facing an “ongoing and significant risk” and has urged domain owners to deploy DNSSEC technology.
Tech Tip - How To Put YouTube Videos on Automatic Repeat
If you’d like to put a YouTube video on repeat play e.g. because you want to watch or show a work / instructional video, or even listen to your favourite music on a loop while working on your laptop, there are two easy ways to do it. Here’s how:
Go to YouTube.com and navigate to your chosen video.
Discovery of Microphone in Google’s Nest Guard Prompts Backlash
The discovery of a microphone in Google’s Nest Guard product that was not listed in tech spec has been put down to an erroneous omission by Google, but it has also caused a backlash that escalated to the US Congress.
Targets Of A Rise In Extortion Scams
A report by cyber-crime researchers is warning professional people and those in higher level management positions that extortion scams are on the rise with higher earners as the obvious targets.
New York’s Governor Orders Investigation Into Facebook Over App Concerns
The Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, has ordered an investigation into reports that Facebook Inc may be using apps on users’ smartphones to collect personal information about them.