Thunderstrike MacBook malware attacks computers via Thunderbolt port


The Thunderstrike malware goes undetected in the system and sits inside the ROM

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David Cameron & Barack Obama to discuss cyber threats


The importance of the talks have been heightened after recent events in Paris

Ant-Man trailer, new planets and Netflix’s VPN crackdown: Best of the web


IT Pro rounds up the best content from around the web this week

Facebook kicks off 2015 with speech recognition & video acquisitions


We keep on top of Facebook’s major acquisitions through this year

Windows 10 "Spartan" web browser details emerge


Details of Microsoft's new Windows 10 web browser have begun to emerge

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EE 4G customer base hits 7.7 million subscribers in the UK


Analyst cites Ofcom's decision to give EE a deployment head start in 2012 as key success driver

iPhone 7 rumoured to have 5-inch OLED screen


Apple’s iPhone 7 and Apple Watch is rumoured to have a large OLED display


Dridex malware targets 15,000 UK bank accounts daily


Trustwave warns the macro virus masquerades as Word and Excel email attachments

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No proof SMBs benefit from goverment's "disappointing" efforts to pay faster


National Audit Office warns Whitehall it must improve on pledge to help small suppliers


Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security Services review


Trend Micro makes a compelling argument for moving your endpoint security into the cloud

Apple's app record broken with $500m spent in a week


The record happened in the first week of January when presumably, people were downloading apps on their new iPads and iP

German website hacked by Ukranian Russian sympathisers


Angela Merkel and the Bundestag's (German Parliament) sites both went down in the attacks

BlackBerry unveils BBM for Android Wear smartwatches


BlackBerry uses CES to announce its messaging offering for Android Wear smartwatches

iPhone 6 Plus vs Nexus 6: Battle of the phablets


Is the near-6in Android phablet better than the biggest iPhone?

iOS 8 now installed on 68 per cent of Apple devices


The majority of Apple devices are now running on iOS 8

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CES 2015: Tablets down, but drones are up

Analysis & Insight

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is buzzing with drones and connected devices – but tablets are left in the sh

British Gas expands big data power for smart meters


Energy company’s deal with Wandisco will draw more data from smart meters

Samsung predicts 37 per cent fall in Q4 profits


A 37 per cent drop in quarterly profits has been projected for Samsung

Intel Compute Stick: HDMI dongle to run full Windows 8.1 OS


Compute Stick dongle will launch in March and be available with Windows or Linux

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Tesco Broadband & Blinkbox sold to TalkTalk


Tesco's turnaround plan centres on store closures, business unit sell-offs & senior management changes


Facebook privacy message is a hoax


If you've posted a status onto your timeline preventing Facebook to use your information without permission, you�

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Sainsbury’s records highest online Christmas sales


Supermarket sees six per cent sales rise through website despite Christmas glitch

iPad mini sales hit by iPhone 6 Plus popularity


iPad mini sales could be negatively impacted by Apple's iPhone 6 Plus

10 inventions & discoveries looking to change the world

Analysis & Insight

From turning sewage into water to the development of the hoverboard. What have we got to look forward to?

Swarovski reveals wearable technology line


Swarovski is getting into the wearable technology market with its Activity Tracking Crystal


Westminster scraps CIO role to boost shared IT services push


Council will share one IT division with two other London councils to save £6m

LinkedIn: Top 5 tips for finding a new IT job

Analysis & Insight

LinkedIn is fast becoming the recruitment portal of choice for HR managers, so it's time to pay it more attention

Apple-owned Beats sued by former investor Monster


Monster's CEO claims he was misled about plans to sell company to Apple, and lost money as a result

Intel to power smart rings & buttons via 'Curie' SOC


Tiny chip has Quark microcontroller, Bluetooth and sensors built-in

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Intel makes $300m pledge to improve workforce diversity


Chipmaker commits to improve proportion of women and ethnic minorities in workforce by 2020

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Three Feel at Home now available in Spain and New Zealand


Three has extended its international traveller service, which is now available in 18 countries around the world


UKIP website back online after brief outage


The domain name reportedly expired, although UKIP denied it forgot to renew it

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Scottish Water extends Fujitsu IT support deal


Contract extension till 2018 sees Fujitsu responsible for 4,500 employees’ devices

Public sector IT projects ‘doomed to break budgets’


Study praises Whitehall’s website platform


Infortrend EonStor DS1024B review


Infortrend re-invents entry-level storage for SMBs with an affordable high-speed hybrid array

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Moonpig API flaw allegedly exposes millions of customer details


Greeting card company fails to address vulnerability for 17 months, claims developer

Surface Pro Mini set for 2015 release?


Surface Mini not dead as Microsoft reportedly sets it up for late 2015 release

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Facebook buys speech recognition startup


Social network hopes will help it close ground on Siri and Cortana


Majority of hidden Tor site requests lead to child abuse images


A study has uncovered 75 per cent of hidden site traffic points to images of child sexual abuse

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Google exposes Windows 8.1 security flaw


The search giant has uncovered a security hole in Windows 8.1 Microsoft reportedly failed to patch within its 90-day dea