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HP states smartwatches are susceptible to hacking

The company tested 10 smartwatches for numerous security features, including password protection and data encryption. Security faults were found in all watches. The company had tested 10 of the most popular smartwatches, where it found that: Only half of the watches had a lock function – meaning that in 50% of cases, you don’t have…
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Warning as cars can be hacked by digital radio

A new warning has emerged that infotainment systems on several cars could be hacked to seize control of a vehicle’s critical systems, including the breaks. The NCC security group alerted the public to the hacking flaw after it found a way to carry out the attacks by sending data through digital audio broadcasting signals. This scare…
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Microsoft Azure prices rise for customers

Microsoft is currently revising its cloud prices, with customers in Europe, Canada and Australia most likely to feel the pinch. The tech giant has currently not confirmed how much prices will increase by, but has stated that it is related to currently fluctuation.  A Microsoft spokesperson released a statement to ‘The Register’ stating that the…
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Hacking Team advises customers to stop using tools

Last Sunday the cyber security firm ‘Hacking Team’ saw 400GB of private data published in a humiliating hack. The company is now advising customers to stop using its software until it assesses all damage. Clients are largely law enforcement and national security agencies who use the company to provide surveillance capabilities. Unfortunately these customers have…
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Cloud computing to enable new business models

200 business and IT executives were surveyed by Oxford Economics and SAP regarding the use of the ever increasing cloud computing technology. The results were as follows: 44% of enterprises are relying on cloud technology to help them to launch new models today, with this rising to 55% in another three years. 69% of the…
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Medical Cloud Computing is vital to cancer research

Cloud Computing technology is clearly reshaping the way that organisations complete business tasks, but nobody really speaks about the influence that cloud technology has within the medical field. Canada is leading the way with medical cloud computing and this form of cancer research. They are investing in a cloud biotech infrastructure worth over $6.6 million…
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The growth of mobile connectivity

Technology trends such as Bring Your Own Device and Wearable technology are dramatically contributing to the growth of mobile connectivity, states Cisco. By 2019, 24 billion devices are anticipated to be connected via mobile internet. Cisco has recently released its ‘VNI Global IP Traffic Forecast’ detailing some of the changes that they predict. These include:…
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