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UK Government advance consumer IoT security standards with three guarding rules

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IoT, ‘The Internet of Things’, is capable of revolutionising the ways in which you work, rest and play. Take Amazon Echo – an internet-connected speaker that can operate as a hub for an IoT-connected home – allowing you to dim the lights from your sofa, without lifting a finger. For many of you, connected devices, from Amazon Echo to fitness monitors and connected toys, have […]

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SMLL accelerates self-driving technologies in the UK with support from O2

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How close are we to self-driving cars? Rewind to 2016 and the American multinational Internet and technology corporation, Google, had successfully self-driven over 2 million miles – that’s over 300 years of human driving experience. A self-driving car constitutes a vehicle that is capable of moving without input from a human operator, by using a combination of radars, sensors and cameras to scope and understand their […]

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Samsung Galaxy S10 Fingerprint Sensor blacklisted and disabled by banks after security bypass method is revealed

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The Samsung Galaxy S10 fingerprint sensor bypass method that could put you at riskSamsung has confirmed it will be rolling out a software patch to fix a fatal fingerprint authentication flaw in the Galaxy S10. The flagship device was launched by Samsung in March and positioned as offering a “revolutionary new bio-metric authentication feature”. The fingerprint authentication was designed to send ultrasounds to detect 3D ridges […]

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Could Hull become the World-Leading Smart City?

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Hull takes the title of the UK’s first city to benefit from its own dedicated Smart City Operating System (OS). The Operating System works using an Internet of Things (IoT) foundation, which means Hull can become a programmable city. The new digital strategy has been devised in partnership with Connexin, in an ambitious bid to become the World’s leading Smart City. At the local level, the […]

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O2 Fraudulent SMS

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What’s happening? On 15th August O2 identified a number of customers who received a “smishing” text message purporting to be from O2. The messages suggests the customer is required to update their PAC code. There’s a website in the message that redirects the customer to a fake O2 website. O2 did not send these fraudulent messages, but these websites are very convincing and look like […]

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Vodafone 5G live in 55 cities and towns across Europe

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The network giant, Vodafone, has launched 5G in 55 towns and cities across four countries – Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK – just in time for your trip away this summer. Better yet, Vodafone pay-monthly consumer and business customers can take advantage of 5G at no additional cost. This means faster and more reliable speeds, up to ten times faster than 4G – whether you’re […]