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Does your hospitality business take cash?

Cashless hospitality businesses that only take contactless card payments, such as cafes and bars may be growing in number in major cities but, despite their apparent convenience for their target...

Contactless Card Fraud Has Doubled

If you’re running a hospitality venue like a restaurant or a pub in London or the South East, you’ll know how common contactless card payments have become and probably won’t...

New 1terabyte (yes, 1terabyte) 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. A First Up until now, companies haven’t...

Google live transcribe to help hard of hearing

Google has announced the introduction of its ‘Live Transcribe’ app for Android which allows people who are deaf or hard of hearing to see a live, near real-time written display...

Man fined after hiding from facial recognition cameras

A man was given a public order fine after being stopped by police because he covered his face during a trial of facial recognition cameras in Romford, London. What facial...

$180 million password taken to the grave

115,000 customers of the Canadian digital platform Quadriga are believed to be owed C$250 million, but C$180 ($137.21 million) in cryptocurrencies have been frozen after the platform’s founder, who was...

Google’s £44 million GDPR fine

Google has been fined a massive 50 million euros (£44m) for a breach of GDPR dating back to May 2018 relating to how well people were informed about how Google...

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 the government could help combat high cyber crime levels by naming (and shaming) companies with...

Warning – TV Licensing scam operating

Action Fraud, the UK’s Cybercrime reporting centre, has warned that fake TV licence payment scam emails have generated 5,247 complaints between 1st October and the end of December, with 1,983...

BYODs linked to security incidents

A study by SME card payment services firm Paymentsense has shown a positive correlation between bring your own device (BYOD) schemes and increased cyber -security risk in SMEs. BYOD Bring...