A Japanese biker used FaceApp to trick the internet into thinking...

A Japanese TV show revealed the popular Twitter user @azusagakuyuki was actually a 50-year-old man named Soya and he had been using photo editing apps to swap out his face. Soya told the TV programme Getsuyou Kara Yofukashi (Sitting Up Late From Monday) that he had wanted to increase his presence on social media and…

Health app myGP adds Covid-19 vaccine passport function

CROCOTHERY - stock.adobe.com The new feature is described as the UK’s first NHS-assured Covid-19 certification feature By Alex Scroxton, Security Editor Published: 21 Apr 2021 0:02 The developers of the NHS-linked myGP mobile healthcare management app are to introduce a vaccination certification feature – cooked up alongside V-Health Passports – designed to enable Apple iPhone…

UK’s proposed IoT cyber security law gathers momentum

New statistics appear to vindicate UK government proposals to force suppliers to be upfront about IoT security By Alex Scroxton, Security Editor Published: 21 Apr 2021 0:01 Skyrocketing ownership of smart, connected internet of things (IoT) devices among the general public demonstrates the necessity of the UK government’s proposed new cyber security laws, according to…

Chinese APT exploits critical CVE in Pulse Secure VPN

A newly disclosed vulnerability in Pulse Secure’s VPN is being exploited by a Chinese advanced persistent threat group – assume compromise and mitigate today By Alex Scroxton, Security Editor Published: 20 Apr 2021 16:25 Users of Pulse Secure VPN are being urged to patch a newly disclosed authentication bypass zero-day that enables an unauthenticated user…

Security Think Tank: ‘Legitimate interest’ crucial for vaccine passports

What are the security issues and challenges presented by vaccine passports, and how should they be designed and used with ethics and privacy in mind? By Petra Wenham Published: 20 Apr 2021 There are now discernible paths out of the current Covid-related lockdowns. One such path is the use of so-called vaccine passports, but what…

A Computer Weekly buyer’s guide to containerisation in the enterprise

Thank you for joining!Access your Pro+ Content below. April 2021A Computer Weekly buyer’s guide to containerisation in the enterprise Containerisation is becoming a key part of IT strategy. In this 12-page buyer’s guide, Computer Weekly looks at how it can help businesses in a post-pandemic world, assesses the main considerations for Kubernetes backup and discusses…

Logitech launches Combo Touch keyboard cases for the new iPad Pros

Logitech has, quite predictably, released new versions of its Combo Touch keyboard case for Apple's newly announced iPad Pros. The company introduced the accessory for the 2019 iPad, 2019 iPad Air and 2017 iPad Pro last year, a few days before Apple rolled out iPadOS 13.4 with its full mouse and trackpad support. That software…

The new Apple TV 4K arrives with HDMI 2.1, Thread wireless...

Earlier today Apple introduced a new Apple TV 4K box (and a redesigned Siri remote that should be easier to use), and a close look at the spec sheet reveals a few more details about what it can do.  Confirming earlier rumors, this box has an HDMI 2.1 video output, however as 9to5Mac notes, despite…

TikTok uploads are broken

Many TikTok users are currently unable to post to the app due to a strange issue affecting uploads to the video app. While the app appears to be functional, many users are finding that videos are not actually uploading, despite appearing on their profiles. Others, including Dave Jorgenson, who runs the popular TikTok account for…

‘Ted Lasso’ season two hits Apple TV+ on July 23rd

Nestled among all the hardware announcements Apple shared today at its Spring Forward event, the company had a fun surprise for Apple TV+ subscribers waiting for something new to watch on the service. The second season of Ted Lasso starts streaming on July 23rd. If you’re not familiar with the show, it stars Jason Sudeikis…

UK government: no more smart motorways without stopped car detection

The government has taken further steps to improve the safety of smart motorways without hard shoulders, including banning such motorways from opening if they lack measures to detect stopped cars. In a statement released today, transport secretary Grant Shapps said that no further all-lane-running (ALR) motorways will be allowed to open without radar technology to…

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