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Month: March 2017

Eurolink is proud to be supporting this year’s Bristol to Bordeaux Cycle Challenge, by sponsoring a pocket. Now in its ninth year, the cycle challenge is one of the UK’s top charity bicycle rides. Cyclists will depart on Wednesday 5th July and all those taking part will enjoy either a 300 or 500 mile cycle ride… [MORE]

We are dedicated here at Eurolink Connect at supporting the local community especially students who are ready to start thinking about their career options and what their future holds. As you already know, we often attend local careers fayres and open evenings to showcase our the world of telecommunications as well as to help encourage… [MORE]

Cyber security experts have warned that many devices including smartphones, watches, televisions and even fitness trackers could be used to hold people to ransom over personal data. Ransomware has become increasingly prevalent in the past 12 months. The virus makes devices unusable until the owners pay a ransom to the hackers to enable for them… [MORE]

Philip Hammond delivered his first Spring Budget as Chancellor, which contained many technology, telecommunication and broadband related news, building on the budget statement he made last Autumn. Spring revealed a number of funding opportunities for the technology industry including £16m to create a 5G hub to trial the forthcoming mobile data technology. Although 5G currently… [MORE]

According to a WikiLeaks publication released in March, The Central Intelligence Agency also known as the CIA has been hacking into high tech phones and televisions to spy on people all over the world. The publication contained internal CIA documents which claim that the CIA adopted hacking techniques on a regular basis that enabled them… [MORE]

A senior police leader has suggested that teenage cyber criminals should be forced to wear WiFi jammers as punishment to stop them gaining access to the internet. Traditional crime numbers are continuing to fall, however computer based offences including fraud and social media abuse are soaring. These types of crimes now account for 40 per… [MORE]

Researchers at ESET have uncovered a new dangerous app which is targeting Android devices and is capable of downloading and executing unwanted malware. The app named Android / TrojanDownloader.Agent.JI is distributed through compromised websites and disguises itself as a Flash Player update. Once the app has been installed on a device, the malware creates a… [MORE]

Continuing our cyber security update theme, here’s the key stories from February 2017: Sports Direct employees still not properly informed about data breach. In September 2016, Sports Direct’s IT network was hacked, with hackers exploiting a vulnerability in the staff portal. the breach, which led to the release of more than 30,000 employees’ data, was… [MORE]

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