Privacy Concerns Raised Over New Google Chrome Feature

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With the release of Google Chrome 80, Google quietly slipped in a new feature that allows users to create a link directly to a specific word or phrase on a page. A Brave Browser researcher, though, sees this as a potential privacy risk and is concerned Google added it too quickly. […] Source:: BleepingComputer

Ofcom Warns Major UK Broadband ISPs Over Charging for Email

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Buying your own email address from a dedicated UK web hosting provider is cheap (c.£1-3 a month), unless you’re a former broadband ISP customer of BT (£7.50) or TalkTalk (£5) where in order to keep your address you can end up being charged significantly more for an often inferior product. Ofcom isn’t happy. The issue…

The Safety and Build Challenges of UK Fibre Broadband Rollouts

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Whilst the ‘Church of Full Fibre‘ is now operating a broader admissions policy (cable and 5G are both firmly welcome) the race to build Full Fibre Britain is well and truly on. With around thirty operators planning or actively building, there are real ‘first mover’ advantages for the fleet -footed operator. The challenge for the…

New partner integrations available for AWS Security Hub

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AWS Security Hub has added 7 new external partner integrations bringing its total 54 integrations, including 48 external partner integrations and 6 AWS service integrations. Security Hub now supports integrations with Cloud Custodian (cloud compliance and remediation), FireEye Helix (Security Information Event Management, or SIEM), Forcepoint CASB (cloud access security broker), Forcepoint DLP (data loss…

Using your devices as the key to your apps

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I keep a very detailed budget. I have for the last 7 years. I manually input every expense into a spreadsheet app and use a combination of sumifs functions to track spending. Opening the spreadsheet app, and then the specific spreadsheet, every time that I want to submit an expense is a little clunky. I’m…

Using your devices as the key to your apps

By GIXnews

I keep a very detailed budget. I have for the last 7 years. I manually input every expense into a spreadsheet app and use a combination of sumifs functions to track spending. Opening the spreadsheet app, and then the specific spreadsheet, every time that I want to submit an expense is a little clunky. I’m…

Openreach Reveals Price of New 0.5Mbps Fibre Broadband Tier

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Openreach (BT) has today revealed how much it will charge UK ISPs to use the new 500Kbps (0.5Mbps) “low bandwidth speed tier” on their Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) and SOGEA (standalone FTTC / VDSL2) based broadband lines, which might sound silly by modern standards but it has a specific purpose. Much as we reported last year, when…