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The Ethereum team has decided to postpone the latest upgrade to protect users from having their funds stolen by hackers due to a cybersecurity vulnerability. The Constantinople Upgrade has been postponed for two days so the development team can fix the issue. So, instead of the 16th of January as it was originally planned, the update will be launched on the 18th of January. In technical terms, the cybersecurity vulnerability is what the experts refer

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Firefox 66 will be released in March, and you know what’s coming with it? A fix that deals with the page jumps that many users find so annoying. Have you ever experienced new content loading on a particular web page and pushing down the content that you were viewing at that particular moment? From now on, this will no longer be the case, because the browser will remember your current position and try to maintain

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Vodafone has made its decision clear – Demon Internet, an ISP focused on targeting small businesses, will no longer be around. If you remember the times of dial-up connections, you’ll probably remember the name. Back then, it was much more well-known in the industry compared to what’s going on today. Looking at Demon’s current offerings, you can still order ADSL2+ based broadband packages, the same ones you could order many years ago. This, however, was

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A misconfigured network and tons of cybersecurity vulnerabilities are the reasons why hackers managed to compromise SingHealth’s systems, resulting in one of the most severe cyber attacks Singapore has seen during recent years. So, what can we learn from this disaster? Perhaps the most shocking finding is that their administrators were able to spot suspicious database logins at the time, but due to a lack of training and cybersecurity awareness, they failed to recognise the

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The latest Microsoft Windows 10 19H1 Insider build is structured around resolving the issue of updates failing on computers with insufficient storage space. From now on, users will be able to get a glimpse into how the operating system manages the available disk space. Introducing Reserved Storage – through this concept, Windows will reserve about 7GB for the purposes of installing updates. This holds true even for PCs with a limited amount of storage space.

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Scott Petty, Chief Technology Officer at Vodafone UK, shared his words on why he believes that empowering people is the key to digital transformation. Currently, Vodafone UK is busy paving the way for digital transformation by getting their network ready for 5G, allowing for internet speeds about four times faster than what the 4G network can deliver. This will set the stage for a new era of innovation, enabling the following: – Driverless cars –

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It’s no secret that IoT technology has taken the world by storm. While their broad usage in smart homes is pretty much a given, let’s take a look at how they’re used in business and industrial deployments. Simply put, the things that can be automated with the help of IoT devices can help business owners save a lot of money that would otherwise go towards labour costs. It also helps them maintain their machinery in

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According to Akamai, this is what’s going to happen in the world of cybersecurity this year: Credential stuffing For the sake of convenience and not having to remember as many passwords, many people re-use the same login credentials across multiple websites. Cybercriminals will be inclined to take advantage of this by purchasing large databases of these after a breach and automatically trying to insert them into various different websites to obtain unauthorised access to user

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Since 2014, Vodafone’s Community Connection Awards have been changing lives in the UK. The Vodafone UK staff selected Youth Concern, a counselling group for helping vulnerable individuals aged 13 to 25, to receive a £1,000 worth of funds as a reward for their work. Youth Concern helps resolve a plethora of issues, including: – Housing – Mental health – Employment – Education Apart from that, the group also runs the Aylesbury Nightstop Programme, a way

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Soon, you will be able to subscribe to two new Microsoft 365 services. These services are designed to meet the needs of customers who are not willing to purchase the high-end bundle but would like to enjoy some security features regardless. Becoming available on the 1st of February 2019, the Microsoft 365 Identity & Threat Protection package will combine the following: – Microsoft Azure Active Directory – Microsoft Cloud App Security – Microsoft Threat Protection

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