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Security Stop-Press : Attack On 3CX Business Phone System Program Reported

Cyber security firms CrowdStrike and Sophos have reported that the 3CX communications technology supplier’s 3CXDesktopApp has been hit by supply chain attacks from a Korea-linked advanced persistent threat (APT) actor. The attacks, which spread via a compromised update to one of its products, have involved an installer which uses DLL [Dynamic Link Library] sideloading to … Continue reading Security Stop-Press : Attack On 3CX Business Phone System Program Reported


Tech Tip – Storyline Posts

If you’d like a way to share experiences, celebrate milestones, conduct a poll, propose ideas, and discuss your interests with people across your organisation directly from Microsoft Outlook, try Storyline Posts. Here’s how: – In Outlook, go to the ‘New Email’ button (top left), click on the dropdown arrow, and select ‘Storyline Posts’. – In … Continue reading Tech Tip – Storyline Posts


Tech News : Intel Founder and Moore’s Law Creator Dies

Gordon Moore, the co-founder of Intel Corp, predictor of home computing, and the creator of ‘Moore’s Law’ has died at the age of 94. Intel Corporation In July 1968, Gordon Moore famously co-founded Intel Corporation with Robert Noyce, who had previously co-founded Fairchild Semiconductor. Moore saw an opportunity to create a new company focused on … Continue reading Tech News : Intel Founder and Moore’s Law Creator Dies


Tech Insight : ChatGPT Unleashed To Access The Web Via Plugins

Conversational chatbot ChatGPT’s creators OpenAI have announced that ChatGPT will now be able to use plugins to improve its capabilities and outputs. Plugins Coming To ChatGPT  It’s been announced that  OpenAI will be “gradually” enabling ChatGPT to use plugins for certain groups of ChatGPT users to begin with, starting with ChatGPT Plus subscribers. It’s also beginning to roll … Continue reading Tech Insight : ChatGPT Unleashed To Access The Web Via Plugins


Featured Article : Working Trends And The Effects Of AI

In this article, we look at how generative AI could change work and jobs going forwards, plus how it could help businesses adopt new work trends such as a 4-day week. The Rise Of Artificial Intelligence (AI) – A Timeline  AI has been many decades in the making. For example, the field of AI was … Continue reading Featured Article : Working Trends And The Effects Of AI


Tech News : World Backup Day Is An Important Reminder

World Backup Day founder, Ismail Jadun, has said that March 31 will “will make everyone think about their situation, learn about the various options and get their files backed up”.  World Backup Day  World Backup Day, first celebrated in 2011, is an annual event (taking place on March 31) that’s dedicated to raising awareness about the … Continue reading Tech News : World Backup Day Is An Important Reminder


Sustainability : Waste Data Centre Energy Powers Rooftop Farm

Equinix, the largest global data centre and colocation provider for enterprise network and cloud computing, has installed a rooftop farm at one of its sites that uses waste data centre power to grow fruit and veg. Paris Rooftop Greenhouse  As part of its Corporate Sustainability programme, Equinix has already covered several of its data centre … Continue reading Sustainability : Waste Data Centre Energy Powers Rooftop Farm


Tech-Trivia : Did You Know?

Further to the news that Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel, died last week, it’s a reminder that also last-week-in-history (22 March 1993), Intel announced it would be shipping its Pentium microprocessor. This was the successor to the Intel 486, and it was a massive undertaking that involved thousands of engineers and scientists, and it took … Continue reading Tech-Trivia : Did You Know?


Security Stop-Press : Fake ChatGPT Google Extension Can Hijack Facebook Accounts

Guardio Labs researchers have reported finding a copy of the “ChatGPT for Google” open-source extension that is capable of covert malicious action such as hijacking Facebook accounts. The researchers say that the fake extension, which was downloaded over 9000 times before its removal from the Google Chrome Store, abuses the Chrome Extension API to obtain … Continue reading Security Stop-Press : Fake ChatGPT Google Extension Can Hijack Facebook Accounts


Tech Tip – How To Limit Data Usage By WhatsApp

WhatsApp can use up a lot of space and mobile data by automatically downloading some large photos, videos, and voice messages. Here’s how to limit the types of media that are automatically download and the amount of mobile data WhatsApp calls use. – Tap on the 3 dots top right and tap on ‘Settings’. – Tap on … Continue reading Tech Tip – How To Limit Data Usage By WhatsApp