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Apple turn off group Facetime after security issue discovered (on data privacy day). Eeek!

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A major #Apple #FaceTime group chat bug has been recently uncovered allowing iPhone and Mac laptop users to call another device via FaceTime and hear audio on the other end, before the recipient has answered the call. The bug, reported by 9to5Mac has the ability to turn any iPhone into a hot mic without...

WordPress 5.0.1 update

Time to update With WordPress 5.0 ‘Bebo’ out, it's now time to patch the flaws that have accumulated since the last Security and Maintenance release in July. So for all of you using the latest version of Wordpress, you'll be glad to know that there's an update - WordPress 5.0.1, which...

Apple release iOS 12.0.1 – time to update!

Time to update your Apple devices and squash those security issues, as Apple just released an update to iOS12 - version 12.0.1. This update includes the following fixes: VoiceOver Available for: iPhone 5s and later, iPad Air and later, and iPod touch 6th generation Impact: A local attacker may be able to view photos and contacts from the lock screen Description: A lock screen...

U.S. agencies back tech firms that deny China hacked their systems

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So U.S. agencies backed tech firms that deny China hacked their systems. Whether the story from Bloomberg is true or false -  it’s fair to say given our current cyber arms race that there’s ‘potential’ for this scenario to happen. Theres several views and and theories on this one... an interesting debate for sure. Watch the video and share your views.      

#staysmartonlineweek – Steps to lock down your online security

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In the spirit of #staysmartonline week which runs from Monday the 8th through until Sunday the 14th of October, I thought I’d share some handy cyber tips to help lock down your online security. By sharing this information, I want to ensure everyone can proactively protect themselves from cyber-crime, and the most common threats online. It's not hard to do...

50 million Facebook Users Impacted in Latest Breach

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Tough times for Facebook at the moment - through the YouAs feature vulnerability.   Will Facebook be fined as a result of this attack? This video provides a quick summary of what's happened.

Amazon release Alexa “Guard”

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A surprise Amazon Alexa event, where Alexa Guard plus other new products are announced. Watch the full event using the above video.

Top 10 proactive steps to protect yourself from identity takeovers & fraud

When I tell people I meet outside of work what I do for a living, the conversation often evolves into questions about practical steps I recommend in order to protect against identity takeovers and fraud. Unfortunately I sometimes also meet people who have become victims of fraud, and wished they had known what to do in advance, hence why I...

Have you upgraded to iOS12 yet?

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There’s a stack of performance and security improvements that Apple have made. The video above provides more info on what to expect once you’ve upgraded.    

What we can learn from Kayne Wests passcode blunder

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Kanye West made an error during his visit to the White House this week that had nothing to do with making the media and a famously impatient President Trump sit through a 10-minute expletive-laced monologue. Watch the video above to see what happened. So have you ever wondered how often your passwords have been seen/shoulder surfed/recorded by mistake? This makes a...
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Apple turn off group Facetime after security issue discovered (on data privacy day). Eeek!

A major #Apple #FaceTime group chat bug has been recently uncovered allowing iPhone and Mac laptop users to call another device via...

WordPress 5.0.1 update

Time to update With WordPress 5.0 ‘Bebo’ out, it's now time to patch the flaws that have accumulated since...

Apple release iOS 12.0.1 – time to update!

Time to update your Apple devices and squash those security issues, as Apple just released an update to iOS12 - version 12.0.1. This update includes...