Giffgaff UK to Boost 4G Mobile Plans from 26th February 2020

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Mobile operator giffgaff looks set to refresh several of their 4G mobile “goodybag” plans from 26th February 2020, which will see some data (mobile broadband) allowances being boosted and all of their tariffs – even the cheapest ones – gaining access to unlimited calls and texts. On the flip side, pay-as-you-go users will suffer a…

The Importance of Training Your Sales Team | Avast

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In today’s competitive business environment, gaining (and maintaining) a competitive advantage providing managed IT and security services is challenging. Commoditization continues and margins are smaller than ever before. Competitors are constantly seeking new ways to innovate and streamline the cybersecurity buying experience, customer demands and preferences continue to shift, and the dynamics of the cyber…

Virgin Media UK Build Full Fibre to 1200 Premises in Cramlington

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UK ISP Virgin Media has today completed an extension of their new 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband and TV network to cover 1,200 premises in the Northumberland town of Cramlington, which is home to around 30,000 people and resides just 9 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne. As part of the aforementioned deployment Virgin Media…

Giffgaff and Tesco Mobile in Top 30 UK Customer Satisfaction Index

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The latest biannual UK Customer Satisfaction Index from the Institute of Customer Service, which reveals the top 50 organisations for customer service, finds that the only two telecoms companies to have made it into the top table – mobile operators giffgaff and Tesco Mobile – have improved their ranking. Overall the telecoms and media sector…

Ofcom UK Set Final Fairness Framework to Tackle Unfair Practices

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Ofcom has published their final Fairness Framework (guidelines) for UK providers of mobile, home phone, pay TV and fixed broadband ISPs, which has been designed to show consumers how the regulator will in future assess whether such providers, and the way they treat their customers, is fair (pricing, transparency, support etc.). At present the UK…

Euro Cup and Olympics Ticket Reseller Hit by MageCart

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Site belonging to a reseller of tickets for Euro Cup and the Tokyo Summer Olympics, two major sports events happening later this year, have been infected with JavaScript that steals payment card details. […] Source:: BleepingComputer

Shlayer Trojan attacks one in ten macOS users

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For close to two years now, the Shlayer Trojan has been the most common threat on the macOS platform: in 2019, one in ten of our Mac security solutions encountered this malware at least once, and it accounts for almost 30% of all detections for this OS. The first specimens of this family fell into…

ISP Airband Make Ultrafast Broadband Progress in Shropshire

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Fixed wireless and UK full fibre (FTTP) ISP Airband has made progress on their £11.2m Connecting Shropshire contract, which has so far expanded the reach of “superfast broadband” (30Mbps+) connectivity to 10,500 premises in the county and they now aim to deploy “ultrafast” (100Mbps) speeds to a further 2,200 premises. Overall the original contract required…

Bill to Spread Gigabit Broadband into Big Buildings Gets Support

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The new UK Telecommunications Infrastructure (Leasehold Property) Bill, which aims to make it significantly easier, quicker and cheaper for “gigabit-capable” broadband ISPs and telecoms firms to access big apartment blocks (MDU) where “rogue landlords” fail to respond, received broad support in yesterday’s 2nd reading. Currently, on identifying a property in their network build area, operators…

Cisco Unified Communications Manager Information Disclosure Vulnerability

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A vulnerability in the web-based management interface of Cisco Unified Communications Manager could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to view sensitive information in the web-based management interface of the affected software. The vulnerability is due to insufficient protection of user-supplied input by the web-based management interface of the affected service. An attacker could exploit this…