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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...

Fake online reviews investigation

A recent investigation as part of a BBC 5 Live programme has led to the underground trade in fake online reviews coming under the spotlight. What reviews and why does...

One hour to take down illegal content

New measures by the EU will mean that technology companies will have as little as just one hour to take down illegal and terror content, or face penalties under new...