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The latest news from TechCentre Isle of Man

All the latest news and updates on TechCentre Isle of man.
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 sys...
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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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MAR
15

Sony plans to let PC owners play PS4 games

​Sony has announced plans to let PC owners play PlayStation4 (PS4) games on their home computer.  To read the full article courtesy of The BBC UK, please click on the following picture:
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FEB
24

Apple looking into video of exploding iPhone 7 Plus

​Apparent battery fire of rose gold iPhone 7 Plus prompts investigation following Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fears.  To read the full article courtesy of The Guardian, please click the photo below:
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FEB
20

Bill Gates warns tens of millions could be killed by bio-terrorism

​Microsoft founder and philanthropist tells Munich security conference genetic engineering could be terrorist weapon.  To read the full article courtesy of The Telegraph, click the video below:
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FEB
13

UK hit by 188 high-level cyber-attacks in three months

​Britain's new cyber security chief says attacks by Russia- and China-sponsored hackers have 'threatened national security'.  To read the full article courtesy of The Guardian UK, please click on the picture below 
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FEB
06

LG admits premium display fails near wi-fi

​Electronics giant LG has admitted its new premium-priced computer displays experience "performance issues" when placed near a wi-fi router.  To read the full article courtesy of the BBC UK, please click on the picture below:
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JAN
30

Apples iOS 10 and iOS 10.3 Features and Updates

​Apple iOs 10.3 beta launched this week with a new find my Airpods feature among the most recent changes.  To read the full article courtesy of TechRadar, please click the picture below:
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JAN
23

Samsung to Delay Galaxy S8 Launch After Note 7 Investigation

​Samsung has delayed the launch of its upcoming Galaxy S8 smartphone following the results of its months-long investigation into the Note 7 fires.  To read the full article, courtesy of The Telegraph, please click the picture below:
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DEC
15

'One billion' affected by Yahoo hack

Yahoo has said more than one billion user accounts may have been affected in a hacking attack dating back to 2013. To read the full article, courtesy of the BBC, please click the picture below:
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OCT
11

Samsung permanently stops Galaxy Note 7 production

Samsung has permanently ceased production of its high-end Galaxy Note 7 smartphones after reports of devices it had deemed safe catching fire. Click the picture below to read the full article, courtesy of the BBC:
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SEP
23

Yahoo 'state' hackers stole data from 500 million users

The hack took place in 2014 but has only now been made public. Click on the picture below to read the full article, courtesy of the BBC:
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SEP
08

This is 7.

​Apple's latest iPhone is here and there are some big (and brave) changes! Click the picture below to find out all about it:
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