Phishing scams are among the most prevalent forms of cybercrime, especially in the UK. Although phishing is widespread, it is beatable. Apart from ensuring you install security software, the best way to combat scams is to learn what phishing looks like. What is Phishing? Phishing (pronounced “fishing”) is a kind of identity theft which is growing in […]
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Security Month: Backing up your data
Security Month: Protect your PC
Security News: On 17th of May over 230,000 computers in 160 countries were hit by Ransomware called “WannaCry”. Ransomeware is a strain of malware that encrypts the victims files; These files will no longer work without a unique key generated by the attack. This password is offered to the victim in exchange for bitcoins; a cyber-currency that is untraceable. In […]
Samsung permanently discontinue produ...
South Korean tech giant Samsung has permanently ceased production of its high-end Galaxy Note 7 smartphones after reports of devices it had deemed safe catching fire. The firm had already reduced Galaxy Note 7 production volumes. Owners are expected to be able to return the phones for a refund or an exchange for a […]
Samsung ‘will limit faulty Note...
Samsung will limit the batteries of South Korean Note 7 smartphones to 60% of their capacity following a recall of the devices. The firm asked for Note 7s to be returned following cases of phones that exploded during or after charging. An ad announcing the move appeared on the front page of the JoongAng Daily […]
Samsung recalls all Galaxy Note 7 sma...
Reports of exploding batteries in the US has caused Samsung to recall it’s latest smartphone. This comes weeks after it’s release and is poor timing for the company with the imminent launch of Apple’s new ‘iPhone 7’. Batteries are currently sourced from both China and Korea, it’s believed the Korean variants are causing the problem but Samsung has issued a recall on […]