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In an experiment by Cifas Data, customers of a coffee shop were left surprised and shocked to be handed a coffee cup, complete with their personal data on the side, demonstrating the ready availability of personal data on the internet. This video and experiment is probably the single most illustrative example of the importance of keeping… [MORE]

Analysts have warned retailers to expect up to one million cyber-attacks a day, during the key shopping week in the run up to the Christmas period. It is believed that criminals will focus on buying electronics including games consoles, as well as mobile technology, throughout the internet shopping surges from Black Friday and Cyber Monday…. [MORE]

Tesco Bank was recently targeted in a cyber attack that affected 9,000 customers and cost £2.5m. The bank said that personal data was not compromised in the attack however 9,000 customers had money taken from their accounts which has now been refunded to all those affected. Tesco Bank said that it was hit by a… [MORE]

At least 750 new phone boxes that offer free calls and Wi-Fi are expected to start filling the streets of central London within the next year. The Link kiosks, provided by the BT Group will offer ultrafast Wi-Fi with speeds of up to 1Gbps, free UK landline and mobile calls and phone charging points to… [MORE]

Cyber Security is understandably the hot topic of 2016, and one which businesses and individuals alike should be giving due care and attention. At Eurolink, it’s a risk we take incredibly seriously, and one which we test regularly ourselves and on behalf of our customers, most recently under the Cyber Security Grant Scheme. To keep you… [MORE]

Financial Services Provider, Mastercard has brought ‘pay by selfie’ one step closer, with the introduction of biometric technology to the UK. If successful, it will allow customers to verify their identity with a selfie on a camera phone, doing away with fingerprints, passwords and pins. Mastercard hopes to roll out the technology with UK banks and… [MORE]

The Vodafone network reportedly supports 23 billion inbound calls per day, of which more than 400,000 are believed to be fraudulent. Alongside everyday sales calls, an elite network of scam artists use auto-dial technology to place thousands of calls with fake offers and incentives, such as PPI investigation, insurance pay-outs and competition prizes. Vodafone has… [MORE]

As a Vodafone re-seller, we feel it is important to share the following changes that have been made to our customer’s charges. Vodafone have made some important changes to international roaming tariffs and products. From the 1st October the following countries will move from Vodafone Rest of World 1 Zone to Rest of World 2… [MORE]

In a move designed to reduce the variance in mobile phone signal across the UK, and eliminate spaces described as ‘not-spots’, the UK Government has pledged to fine companies millions of pounds if they fail to act on coverage failings. Ministers have posed handing Ofcom overall responsibility for the issue, approving the power for fines… [MORE]

The Local Government Association (LGA), has asked broadband providers to improve their transparency when talking about broadband speeds, making it easier for consumers to understand the speeds that they can actually expect at their homes, rather than the top speeds the network is capable of. The association has raised concerns about the lack of clarity for… [MORE]

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