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Titan Atlas | Fury after Adobe Creative Cloud deletes files

Adobe has patched its Creative Cloud apps after people noticed the software was deleting Mac users’ files without warning. After customers updated Creative Cloud, it accessed their hard drive and deleted the first folder that appeared in alphabetical order. Due to file-naming conventions on Mac computers, the bug often deleted hidden system folders or data backup files. Adobe issued a fix for the issue on Sunday. Many people in the creative industries have reacted angrily on social media. “So Creative… Continue reading

Titan Atlas | Phone software bug ‘eavesdrops and makes premium calls’

A VOIP software bug can enable scammers to eavesdrop on phone conversations and make high-cost calls on other people’s lines, security experts have shown. The problem affects voice-over-internet-protocol (Voip) phones, commonly used by businesses. Just by running a couple of lines of code on a website visited by the phone user, the researchers demonstrated how premium-rate calls could be made. A security expert said such bugs could make “millions” for the perpetrators     More >>>>

Titan Atlas | Do We Need Stronger Sentences For Data Theft?

The recent case of a woman being fined just £1000 for the illegal selling of 28,000 customer records has led to renewed calls from the UK’s Information Commissioner (ICO) Christopher Graham for custodial sentences for data theft.

The Current Situation

As things stand now UK courts can issue unlimited fines but not custodial sentences.

This has long been a point of frustration for the Information Commission. In 2006 for example the then chief of the ICO, Richard Thomas said that… Continue reading

Titan Atlas | Britain’s Banks Need IT Investment Now | Blunders

The succession of IT blunders that have prompted the recommendations make depressing reading, and the sheer number and frequency appear to make s strong case for IT investment now. The high profile banking IT blunders of recent years include:

  • June 2012: An IT failure at RBS, NatWest and Ulster Bank locked customers out of their accounts for days (weeks for Ulster Bank customers).
  • March 2013: A system failure at NatWest left millions of customers temporarily unable to withdraw cash or… Continue reading

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Titan Atlas | Google takes wider action on ‘right to be forgotten’

Tech giant Google says it will hide content removed under the “right to be forgotten” from all versions of the search engine when viewed from countries where removal was approved.

Under the “right to be forgotten” ruling, EU citizens may ask search engines to remove information about them.

Now, removed results will not appear on any version of Google.

EU privacy regulators previously asked the firm to do this.

Until now, search results removed under the “right to be forgotten”… Continue reading

Titan Atlas | Cyber Security Education Tool Developed For Businesses

The UK government and the professional body for HR and people development “Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development” (CIPD) have joined forces to launch an e-learning tool that companies can use to educate their workforce about cyber security.
The new e-learning module (which is free) is funded by the government’s National Cyber Security Programme has been launched as part of a wider partnership between the government, HR professionals, and security professionals with the aim of promoting the importance of cyber… Continue reading

Android Wear watches to go on sale

Google has announced the first smartwatches powered by its Android Wear operating system are now available for pre-order.

The LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live – both featuring rectangular screens – mark an attempt to standardise the way Android wearable devices function.

Google said that Motorola’s circular Moto 360 would not be released until “later this summer”.

Analysts say the move to a unified approach could drive sales.

Google has announced the first smartwatches powered by its Android Wear operating system are now available for pre-order.

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BT apologises for broadband problem

BT said it was still investigating the cause of the incident

BT has apologised after “many” users in the UK experienced problems recently connecting to the internet, but says the issue has now been resolved.

Users complained they were unable to connect to some websites – including social media, banking and shopping sites – as a result of the problems.

BT said it was unable to say how many customers had been hit, but issues were reported in various parts… Continue reading

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