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The latest Windows 10 updates are causing more serious issues

Windows 10 is once again experiencing serious issues due to a recent batch of updates – this time the problematic updates are KB4532693 and KB4524244, which were released on ‘Patch Tuesday’, February 11. Windows 10 KB4532693 was supposed to be an important security update, however people who have it installed …

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Huawei UK 5G issues explained: what it means for you

After months of debate and delay, the UK government has finally confirmed it will allow Huawei to build part of its 5G infrastructure. Boris Johnson’s administration has said that the Chinese giant will continue to be allowed to play a role in Britain’s 5G rollout, despite long-standing pressure from the …

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Smart lock security issues leave the door open for hackers

Consultants at the cybersecurity firm F-Secure have discovered an exploitable design flaw in one brand of smart lock that can allow an attacker to easily pick the device. Since the smart lock itself is unable to receive new firmware updates, the manufacturer can’t patch the device to mitigate the flaw …

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Vodafone issues ‘half-sized’ SIMs in war on plastic

Vodafone is to issue customers with half-sized SIM card holders as part of measures to eliminate all non-essential plastics at its retail stores and offices by April 2020. SIM card holders have traditionally been the size of a credit card, often dwarfing the dimensions of the actual SIM. By reducing …

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