Author Archives: Kerry Butters

Kerry Butters
Kerry worked in publishing before setting her own IT company up which she ran for five years until she decided to pursue her dreams and take a degree in English Literature with Creative Writing. She has written numerous reviews for various sites on a range of subjects including books and technology products.

 

New research finds Chrome is most secure browser

Chrome Logo New research from Accuvant LABS has looked into the security of the three most widely used browsers and has found that overall, the most secure is Google Chrome. The research was.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's, IT Security News

Motorola wins Apple patent case

apple A German court has ruled in favour of Motorola in their case against Apple for patent infringement. The Manheim court agreed that Apple is infringing on patents relating to data packet.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Apple News: iPad, iPhone, iPod and Mac OSX, iPad News, iPhone News

Facebook launches new Android app

facebook Facebook have announced an updated app for Android which includes faster photo viewing, improved navigation and a better messaging system. The social networking site says that the new app will provide.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Android News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing, Smartphone News

HP makes webOS available as open source

HP have announced that their operating system, webOS, is to be made available to the open source community. The company will also “continue to be active in the development and support of webOS”. “By combining the innovative webOS platform with the development power of the.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Computer News: Hardware, Tablet PC's, Computing, Tablet PC news

Romanian hackers steal millions from Subway

Romanian hackers have had an indictment served upon them in the US, after an investigation uncovered the hacking of 150 Subway stores, along with 50 other unnamed retailers. It is thought that the attacks compromised the credit card details of over 80,000 customers and millions.. more
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FTC issue refunds to scam victims

The Federal Trade Commission in the US are to help consumers who fell victim to “scareware” and ensure they receive refunds from the companies responsible. Scareware is a fake anti-virus product or online pop-up which tricks computer users into thinking that their machine has a.. more
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ICO announces progress in tracking down nuisance SMS

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have announced that there has been “significant progress made in identifying those responsible for sending spam texts.” An investigation into spam SMS has been ongoing since the beginning of this year and the ICO say that their research shows that.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Six arrested in student phishing scam case

Police have arrested four men and two women in connection with a scam which targeted students, purporting to be from the Student Loans Company. The scam invited students to update their details in an email which contained a link to a phoney site. This led.. more
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Over half UK population are victims of cybercrime

A recent report from Get Safe Online states that more than half of the UK population (51%) have been victims of cybercrime in one form or another. State of the Nation was published last month and acknowledges that the government have now made cybersecurity a.. more
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Facebook scams still top security threat

Security experts at AVG have published their latest weekly threat update, which sees the usual Facebook survey scams continuing to top the charts of the most prevalent threats. This week has seen the scams taking the form of a video which promises to give all.. more
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