Daily Archives: October 21, 2019

New NHS plan will digitize all prescriptions

Paper prescriptions will be done away with next month as part of a new NHS plan designed to save £300m over two years and primary care minister Jo Churchill has announced that all prescriptions across England will be digitized. The electronic prescription service (EPS) will be rolled out on a …

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Fears grow about use of 3D printing for mass murder

3D printing could potentially help spread weapons of mass destruction – like sarin gas – along with other cutting-edge tech such as AI, showing once again that technological progress can be a double-edged sword. As highlighted in a report from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, these sort of tech …

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Sky enters the world of ultrafast broadband deals

Want to enjoy a Netflix binge while Skyping your bestie and downloading big files, all without any grumbles from the rest of the household? With the release of Sky Ultrafast Broadband, you can. Twelve times faster than Sky’s Broadband Essential package (11Mb), its latest service guarantees minimum download speeds of …

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Fake WordPress plugins again allowing hackers into unsecured sites

Security researchers from the web security and protection company Sucuri have discovered that cybercriminals are using malicious plugins, which hide in plain sight and serve as backdoors, to gain access to and maintain a foothold on WordPress sites. The firm found that two of these fake plugins with backdoor functionality, …

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Zeiss ZX1 full specs leaked?

We first heard about the Zeiss ZX1 more than a year ago when it was announced at Photokina 2018, but since then we’ve not heard much in terms of a release date or detailed specifications. Now a set of leaks specs appear to have given us a bit more to …

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Stripe users targeted in major phishing campaign

A new phishing campaign which aims to harvest user credentials from the online payment company Stripe has been discovered by the Cofense Phishing Defense Center (PDC). Stripe handles billions of dollars annually and this why the company is such an attractive target for cybercriminals looking to gain access to payment …

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NordVPN admits being compromised in 2018

NordVPN, one of the world’s most popular VPN providers, has confirmed that it was hacked by an unidentified party as early as March 2018. Details are still scant but the virtual private network provider has confirmed to Techcrunch that one of its datacenters was penetrated last year. Laura Tyrell, a …

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