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November was another busy month in the world of cyber security with lots of data hacks being reported as well as many internet users taking advantage of the biggest online shopping event of the year, Black Friday. Here’s the latest from November: Marriot Hotels Hacked Marriott International Hotels revealed that they had been a victim… [MORE]

Ridesharing company, Uber have been fined a huge £385,000 for the loss of UK customer data back in 2016, by The Information Commissioner’s Office. The data which included full names, addresses and phone numbers were stolen due to avoidable data security flaws. The company also did not alert their customers that their data had been… [MORE]

A little sleepy wood mouse recently found a new home in the Dalby Forest, Yorkshire and it’s not quite what you’d expect! The staff, who work at the natural beauty spot & activity centre in the North York Moors were stumped when the entry barrier was not working, leaving their guests locked out. The team… [MORE]

Microsoft Office has advised their users to be aware when creating emails in Outlook after confusion over a feature found that using the ‘@’ tag in emails can still allow the email to be sent through even if it’s not visible in the sending fields. The issue can occur when you type ‘@name’ in an… [MORE]

Accordingly to Facebook’s latest results, their user growth has slowed and their revenue has missed expected forecasts. The results found that an average of 1.49 billion people used the social media platform on a daily basis back in September – Showing an increase of 9% but it was still lower than expected figures. The social… [MORE]

October was once again a busy month in the world of cyber security with plenty of fines from the Information Commissioners Office being reported after data breaches. Have a read of the some of the top stories for October below: Facebook was fined maximum amount Facebook was fined the maximum amount of £500,000 under the… [MORE]

The annual review of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) showed that it stopped the nation from falling victim to around 1,200 cyber attacks in the past two years, foiling an average of 10 attacks every week. Most of the potential hacks were carried out by state-sponsored hackers from hostile nations. The NCSC, which was… [MORE]

We always keep our customers up to date with the latest cyber security news on our blog, so this time we thought we’d share some top tips to keep your business safe while online. Check out our top five cyber security tips below: Password Management: Password management is a great place to start when thinking… [MORE]

The West Midlands has been chosen to be the UK’s first test area of the high-speed mobile internet, 5G ahead of a national roll out. The 5G internet connection is expected to revolutionise healthcare and public transport, and areas including Birmingham, Coventry and Wolverhampton will receive up to £75m worth of public investment to develop… [MORE]

On the 1 September 2018, wholesale call rates on traditional ISDN networks increased, encouraging many businesses to move to VoIP systems. These price rises are only just the beginning as BT will also be phasing out and closing their PSTN and ISDN networks by 2025. These changes are in response to the ever changing industry… [MORE]

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