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Tuesday, 11 August 2015 08:26

You have been rooted

Rootkits are the nirvana for hackers. Primarily designed to gain privileged administrator access - a backdoor - to any device they allow the hacker to do pretty much anything.

Published in Security

Ever been in a foreign land and your school <insert language of choice> let you down. Microsoft has just released Translator – a free app that runs on an amazing range of devices and supports well known programs.

Published in Business Software
Tuesday, 11 August 2015 08:01

Visual Studio 2015 and .NET 4.6 are go

Programmers have been anxiously waiting for the release of Visual Studio 2015 given it was previewed last November – impatient lot.

Published in Business Software
Monday, 10 August 2015 16:07

Huawei’s P8 – first looks

Huawei’s new P8, Android Smartphone is a serious attempt at a flagship class smartphone. It succeeds.

Published in Mobility
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A virtual reality tool that allows dementia carers to understand more about how people with dementia see the world has scored a global win in Microsoft’s Imagine Cup.

Published in Health

HP has announced a full suite of services to help enterprise move quickly and painlessly to Windows 10.

Published in Enterprise Solutions
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Monday, 10 August 2015 09:25

Apple and Google battle with Cortana

Can Cortana, hailing from the legendary Halo video game defeat Siri and Google’s unimaginatively titled ‘NOW’ in mortal combat for supremacy?

Published in Mobility
Monday, 10 August 2015 08:43

Emissary Panda has teeth

There is nothing cuddly about this panda – it has infiltrated hundreds of organisations including defence, aerospace, automotive, energy, pharmaceutical, mining, education, legal and foreign embassies with some spectacular key data store heists.

Published in Security
Saturday, 08 August 2015 13:56

OKI Printers – A3, MC873 - first looks

OKI has quietly been chipping away at the managed print services and business market. Its new A3, MC 873 LED colour laser is scoring impressive goals in the workgroup arena.

Published in Print Solutions
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The Black Hat Conference 2015 is over and Jeep owners are rushing to get their cars patched; nuclear power stations are cutting the internet cord; wearables can be hacked; Android is well – permeable; IoT devices are the next big attack vector; cybercrime and Nation state malware are the norm.

Published in Security
Saturday, 08 August 2015 11:02

Lenovo leads in Q2, 2015

Lenovo took the top spot from Apple in desktops, notebooks and tablets in Q2, 2015. Apple had held the lead since Q3 2014 and prior to that HP.

Published in Market
Friday, 07 August 2015 15:04

And not even Wintel is safe

At the annual Black Hat conference delegates have been shown a new exploit for Intel and AMD x86 central processor units that has hitherto existed since 1977!

Published in Security
Friday, 07 August 2015 14:43

Smartphones and security don’t mix

Eugene Kaspersky – founder of the so named antivirus company refuses to own a smartphone. If anyone should know it is him.

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Samsung, the world’s largest maker of Android based smartphones and tablets has announced it will try to implement a new ‘over the air’ Android security update process that make the malware magnet a little safer.

Published in Security
Friday, 07 August 2015 10:56

Massive new Android vulnerability discovered

Hundreds of millions of Android devices are at risk from a new ‘Certifi-gate’ vulnerability discovered by Check Point Software – a global pure-play security vendor.

Published in Security

For the most part enterprise security has been about anti-virus, firewalls, spam and phishing filters all defending the perimeter. All that is necessary but it is not enough especially in where data security is mandated.

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Thursday, 06 August 2015 13:55

iPhone back in most markets – part II

Research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech has released updated figures for smartphone shipment data for the second quarter of 2015.

Published in Mobility
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Microsoft’s Windows 10 does not support Windows Media Centre so its solution is to give the Xbox One a USB TV tuner and digital video recorder capabilities. But there are other solutions too!

Published in Entertainment
Wednesday, 05 August 2015 15:42

Windows 10 is for business too

More than 14 million consumer downloads occurred within 24 hours of Windows 10 release on 29 July. That figure today is closer to 40 million.

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Wednesday, 05 August 2015 10:34

Android OS updates a mess – only 18% on Lollipop

Fragmentation in the Android world has left 81% of smartphones and tablets at risk of security exploitations like Stagefright.

Published in Open Source
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