Daily Archives: July 16, 2019

Phishing scam targeted UK airport users

The UK was targeted by a large number of significant cyber-threats last year, according to new government figures. A wide-ranging phishing campaign that used spoof emails from a major UK airport to try and steal customer details was revealed as one of the biggest threats blocked by GCHQ’s National Cyber …

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Three switches on cloud-based 5G core network

Three is starting to migrate customers to a brand-new cloud-based core network ahead of the launch of its 5G service in August. The core network has been tested with more than 3,500 staff since February and is now ready to handle commercial traffic. 4G customers will also be moved onto …

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Facebook set for grilling on Libra cryptocurrency

Facebook is set to face further scrutiny on its ambitions to launch a cryptocurrency after “very serious concerns” were raised by senior US government members. The company is set to be questioned by the US Senate Banking Committee over its Libra cryptocurrency as the government looks to clarify its stance …

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UK 'biggest target' for telecom scammers

The UK’s is the world’s biggest target for phone scams, with 15 per cent of the world’s fraudulent telecoms traffic directed at British numbers, new research has found. BICS, a subsidiary of Belgian telco Proximus, says its FraudGuard platform analyses traffic from more than 900 communications providers around the world …

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Amazon Prime Day 2019: the ultimate day 2 deals list

The next wave of Amazon Prime Day deals are live in the US mean you can save hundreds of dollars on just about everything Amazon sells – at least until midnight Pacific time tonight. Amazon Prime Day Quick Links: You don’t have nearly as much time to act now that …

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AMD Ryzen processors are now outselling Intel in Asia, report claims

AMD’s Ryzen processors have experienced a big sales spike following the launch of Ryzen 3000 products over in Asia, cutting deeply into Intel’s CPU turf, according to a fresh report. The report in question from Danawa Research (highlighted by Wccftech) observes that following the launch of Ryzen 3000 chips, AMD …

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