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  • Ransomware the Truth September 7, 2016

    There have been many stories in the media about the increase in ransomware attacks seen at large institutes, including NHS trusts and universities. The perception these press articles indicate is that these institutes are now the main target of ransomware attacks. Read more

  • Storing Data Using Electronic Spin September 2, 2016

    With data storage increasing rapidly each year with larger quantities of data needing to be transferred, it is important for research into new methods which can step up to these long term challenges. The field of spin electronics or “spintronics” may hold the key to both of these challenges in the future. Read more

  • USB Flash Device Concerns August 10, 2016

    Everyone is on the lookout for bargains, especially in the current economic climate, which makes it even easier for the scammers to make easy money from selling fake USB memory devices. Despite the many articles on the TV and in the press, people are still falling victims of fraud. Read more

  • Impact of the Economy August 4, 2016

    Following the referendum over EU membership last month in the UK where the decision was a vote in favour of leaving, the United Kingdom’s currency the Pound Sterling has come under a lot of pressure. In the wave of uncertainty following the referendum not only has the Pound dropped in value against other currencies, but whole financial market is has also seen a downturn. Read more

  • SSD’s Are Not for Long Term Storage July 25, 2016

    Although a Solid State Device (SSD) has a significant data transfer speed advantage over traditional rotating disk media, they have one major downside. Recent research has shown that unlike a traditional hard disk or tape backup media, which can be stored and accessed again many years later, an SSD will lose the data if left unpowered for a long time. Read more

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