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BA data breach: Are you affected?

380,000 payments were compromised by the BA data breach. British Airways has warned customers that around 380,000 card payments on its website and app were compromised during a 15-day data breach. Here...
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Ticketmaster cyber attack aftermath

Security experts have urged affected users to monitor all their online accounts for signs of fraud in the wake of the Ticketmaster cyber attack. The online ticketing company recently confirmed it had...
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Dixons Carphone cyber attack. The worst UK data breach?

The Dixons Carphone cyber attack is the latest significant data breach to affect UK consumers. Dixons Carphone has admitted a huge data breach involving 5.9 million payment cards and 1.2 million personal...
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Mojeek the alternative search engine

Mojeek, a crawler-based search engine which has been developed in the UK is now searching over 2 billion web pages. Developed by Marc Smith, founder and developer, Mojeek aims to be...
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Uber patent to identify drunk passengers?

According to an Uber patent the company may be working on a new tool that can tell if its users have had a few too many drinks, according to a patent...
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Microsoft will pay £5.6bn for GitHub

Microsoft has said it is paying 7.5 billion dollars (£5.6 billion) in stock for the popular coder hangout GitHub. GitHub is a platform where software developers can go to host and review...
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World’s longest flight to be launched

Don't take the the world's longest flight if you're easily bored. Passengers will fly non-stop between New York and Singapore, covering a distance of around 9,500 miles and spend almost a...

Car-share firm Zipcar to launch 300 electric vehicles

Zipcar says 325 Volkswagen e-Golfs will be on the streets by the end of 2018. Zipcar is to introduce more than 300 electric cars to its vehicle-sharing network in London, starting...
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New broadband advertising rules

New broadband advertising rules means providers can no longer advertise ‘up to’ speeds available to as little as 10% of customers. I mean - who knew they could do that??? Home broadband...
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Mobile banking to overtake desktop

By next year, 47% of current account holders will be likely to use mobile banking on a regular basis, data specialists CACI said. Mobile banking on phones and tablets will become more...
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Gatwick Airport trials facial recognition tech

To try and speed up boarding the airport is working with easyJet for an initial trial of the facial recognition tech. Gatwick Airport has launched a trial of biometric technology aimed...

Self-cleaning plane seats could soon be a thing

Fears of flying in a microbe-infested airplane seat for hours at a time may soon be over according to an aircraft seating manufacturer. The self-cleaning plane seats featuring anti-bacterial fabric will...
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Porsche Design Book 2 in 1 laptop

Everyone wants to own a Porsche. Now you can. And it won’t burn too large a hole in your bank account. What’s more the Porsche Design Book 2 in 1 laptop...
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Cyber attacks on businesses

What is the true cost cyber attacks on businesses in the UK? One in five charities and nearly half of businesses in the UK have been hit by a cyber security breach...
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Where can I buy encrypted flash drives?

Flash drives are such useful devices. They are small, portable and available in ever larger capacities. They are great for storing work files or personal memories. And they are plug and...
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Dubai to test digital number plates

Drivers in Dubai may soon be using digital number plates as part of plans to help alert emergency services when accidents occur. The city will become the first in the world to...
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UK cyber security agencies on alert

Britain’s cyber security agencies have launched a major overhaul of how they grade online attacks. Incidents can now be classified in six categories, up from three under the previous arrangements. Faster and better...
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Mercedes ViaVan takes on Uber

Mercedes ViaVan is now operating in zones one and two of London. A new rival to Uber has launched in London – ViaVan – a firm jointly owned by Mercedes-Benz and...
facebook scraping

Facebook scraping inevitable

A security expert has said the value of the data made attempts at Facebook scraping and profile harvesting inevitable. Terrific. In that case maybe someone should have done something about it...
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Disposable virtual cards can beat online fraud

Digital bank Revolut is to let customers pay for online purchases with disposable virtual cards from next week in a bid to prevent fraud. How disposable virtual cards work Revolut customers will be...