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The latest news from TechCentre Isle of Man

All the latest news and updates on TechCentre Isle of man.
JAN
10

Cambridge Analytica owner fined £15,000 for ignoring data request

SCL Elections failed to respond to a US Citizen's request for copies of data held on him.  To read the full article courtesy of The Guardian please click the picture below  
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DEC
14

New Facebook Bug Exposed Millions of Photos

Facebook revealed that a software bug exposed the photos of up to 6.8 million users, including pictures they had not posted.  To read the full article courtesy of the BBC News UK, please click on the photo below: 
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NOV
26

Top Five New SmartPhones

All-glass design, face recognition and triple cameras are some of the innovations featured in the latest phones from Apple, Google, Huawei and Samsung.  To read the full article courtesy of The Guardian, please click the picture below
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OCT
10

Are you a 'cyberhoarder'? Five ways to declutter your digital life - from emails to photos

Most of us have an unmanageable amount of data on our devices.  However, a few easy tweaks can bring it back under control.  To read the full article courtesy of The Guardian, please click on the picture below:
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SEP
12

British Airways: Suspect code that hacked fliers 'found'

 A cyber security firm has said it found a malicious code injected into the British Airways website, which could be the cause of a recent data breach that affected 380,000 transactions.  To read the full article courtesy of the BBC please click on the photo below
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AUG
17

The £150 box that locks away your child's gadgets to fight tech addiction

A £150 'smart' box has been invented for parents who are desperate to wean their tech-addicted children off smartphones and other gadgets.  To read the full story courtesy of The Telegraph, click on the picture below. 
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JUL
13

Facebook Goes Down for Android App Users

 Facebook's Android App has stopped working for some users in the US, UK and Europe.  To read the full article courtesy of The Huffington Post UK, click on the photo below
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JUN
18

Fears Mount Over WhatsApps role in spreading fake news

​Fears mount over WhatsApp's role in spreading fake newsApp blamed for circulating false information in India, Brazil, Kenya and now the UK.  To read the full article courtesy of The Guardian, please click on the photo below:
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JAN
04

Microsoft issues emergency Windows update for processor security bugs

​Microsoft is issuing a rare out-of-band security update to support versions of Windows today.  To read the full article courtesy of The Verge, please click on the photo
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JAN
04

Microsoft issues emergency Windows update for processor security bugs

​Microsoft is issuing a rare out-of-band security update to support versions of Windows today.  To read the full article courtesy of The Verge, please click on the photo
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OCT
09

Websites hacked to mint crypto-cash

​School, charity and file-sharing websites have been caught out by scammers who are using them to generate crypto-cash.  To read the full article courtesy of BBC News, please click on the photo:
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SEP
04

Catching the Hackers in the Act

​Cyber-criminals start attacking servers newly set up online about an hour after they are switched on, suggests research.  To read the full article courtesy of The BBC UK, click on the picture below:
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AUG
21

Contactless payments through mobile phones no longer a novelty

​The amount of contactless payments made through mobile devices increased by 336% compared with 2016, according to figures from WorldPay.  To read the full article, courtesy of Computer Weekly; please click on the photo below:
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JUL
24

Microsoft is Killing Legendary Paint after 32 Years

​Microsoft is Killing off its Legendary Paint program after more than 3 decades.  To read the full article, courtesy of The Telegraph, click on the photo below:
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MAY
30

We are hiring at TechCentre! Would you like to work with us?

​If you are interested in a career with TechCentre please click the picture below and it will take you to where you can apply.
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MAY
15

System Security Bulletin - WannaCry Virus

​ As you may have heard in the news, IT systems around the world are being hit by a virus called "WANNACRY". This virus encrypts all of your data so you cannot access it unless you pay the ransom. We wanted to post this to highlight how you can help us in protecting your systems. TechCentre implements multilevel security as well as tiered backup sy...
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MAY
09

Microsoft makes emergency security fix

​Microsoft has released an urgent update to stop hackers taking control of computers with a single email.  To read the full article courtesy of The BBC UK, please click on the following picture:
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MAY
03

Microsoft unveils new Surface laptop

​Microsoft has unveiled a new Surface Laptop to compete with the MacBook Air.  To read the full article courtesy of BBC UK, please click on the following picture:
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APR
12

Microsoft patches serious Word bug 'targeted by scammers'

​ A bug in Word apparently targeted by scammers trying to steal banking logins will be patched, Microsoft has said.  To continue reading the full article courtesy of the BBC UK, please click the following photo:
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MAR
31

How long will I be able to avoid the cloud?

​​It's almost impossible to avoid the cloud now, because of the movement of commercial and government services to the web, the multiplication of computing devices and the rapid growth in smartphones. These different trends reinforce one another. To read the entire article courtesy of The Guardian; please click on the following picture:
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