Chaos in Cyberspace – Thousands of Small Businesses set to lose Branded Domain Names

Thousands of small businesses face potential ruin when cyber squatters take advantage of their .uk domain name when it becomes a registration free-for-all in June 2019.

Businesses across the UK are confused and angry because they are being forced into registering the .uk version of their .co.uk to protect their brands. However, thousands are still unaware that the .uk ending has been released and will lose their branded domain names on 10 June 2019.

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ITAP Breaks Guinness World Record for Electric Vehicle Range

Los Angeles based company IT Asset Partners (ITAP) have claimed the official Guinness Book of World Records title for the Longest Range of an Electric Vehicle today, October 18th, by traveling more than 1600 kilometers at the Auto Club Speedway of California in Fontana over a two day consecutive run. The Guinness Book of World Records flew in adjudicator Michael Empric to personally verify ITAP’s world record. This breaks the previous record of 1298 km made in Japan in 2013.

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Microsoft kept quiet about data breach from 2013

Microsoft Corp’s secret internal database for tracking bugs in its own software was broken into by a highly sophisticated hacking group more than four years ago, according to five former employees, in only the second known breach of such a corporate database. The company did not disclose the extent of the attack to the public or its customers after its discovery in 2013, but the five former employees described it to Reuters in separate interviews. Microsoft declined to discuss the incident.

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Only 5 Percent of EU Companies Believe They are Compliant with GDPR , Survey Finds

27 Percent Not Confident They Will Meet Deadline

LONDON, UK – October 18, 2017  Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, today announced the results of a survey conducted with over 200 European based companies. The survey results show that while most of the surveyed companies (77 percent) are familiar with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), only 5 percent believe they are compliant with all applicable requirements less than a year before the regulation goes into effect. A further 27 percent were not confident they will be ready by the time GDPR is enforceable in May 2018.

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