Cloud Companies The Next Big Target For Ransomware

The latest Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Review has predicted that ransomware targeting cloud services will be one of the biggest cyber-crime threats of this year. What Is Ransomware? Ransomware is a form of malware that typically encrypts important files …

Are Screens Causing Short-Sightedness In Young People?

With increasing levels of short-sightedness among young people, some experts have concluded that a young life spent looking at small screens rather than in the great outdoors could be one explanation. 90% Myopic Studies in East Asia, have shown that …

Tech Tip – Currency Converter In The Calculator

If you haven’t already spotted it, the Windows 10 Fall Creators update from last year means that a helpful currency converter is built into the calculator on a Windows 10 PC. The calculator also now includes converters for time, power, …

iPhone Deliberate Slowdown : Apple Apology

Tech giant Apple has apologised after it confirmed that long-held customer suspicions that it deliberately slowed down older iPhone models to encourage an upgrade turned to be true. What Happened? Some customers had been sharing their concerns online for some …

Justice Too Slow With Data Requests Says ICO

The UK’s Secretary of State for Justice has been hit with an Enforcement notice by the Information Commissioner’s Office over backlogs and poor handling of requests for personal records made under data protection laws. Subject Access Requests In the UK, …

Tech Tip – Battery Saver In Windows 10

If you need to squeeze the most out of the battery charge of your laptop or tablet, try the Battery Saver feature in Windows 10. This feature disables unnecessary background functions such as live tile updates and email and calendar …

Kaspersky Tries To Overturn U.S. Directive

Embattled Moscow-based cyber security firm, Kaspersky Lab, is appealing against a U.S. Government’s ban on its software on the grounds that it is unconstitutional, and that there is no technical evidence. What Directive? Back in September, The U.S. Department of …