Dyson headphones come with air vacuum for mouth

Dyson has taken its first step into wearable technology, with an eye-catching pair of over-ear headphones that come with an air-purifying mouth visor. Best known for vacuum cleaners, Dyson has diversified in recent years with products such as fans and a hairdryer. The headphones – dubbed Dyson Zone – are designed to tackle the growing […]

More must reconsider Russian anti-virus software use, UK warns

The National Cyber Security Centre has said more organisations should reconsider the risk of using Russian technology, including anti-virus software. But in a blog post published today, it said that for most individual users it is safe to use Kaspersky’s software. Germany recently suggested replacing Kaspersky anti-virus. The Russia-headquartered firm said the German warnings were […]

Ukraine war: Major internet provider suffers cyber-attack

Ukraine’s national telecoms operator Ukrtelecom is restoring internet services after driving back a major cyber-attack. The company said it restricted customer access to protect military users and critical infrastructure. Global internet monitor Netblocks said it was the most severe disruption to affect Ukrtelecom since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine started last month. Netblocks said it saw […]

Russia hacked Ukrainian satellite communications, officials believe

Russia is believed to have hacked US satellite communications provider Viasat on the day of its invasion of Ukraine. Western intelligence agencies have been investigating the incident and while they have not yet made a public accusation, they believe Russia was behind it. It appears to be the most significant cyber-attack linked to the conflict […]

Europe agrees new law to curb Big Tech dominance

European lawmakers have agreed on new rules which they hope will curb the dominance of Big Tech companies. Under the Digital Markets Act (DMA), giants such as Google and Apple will be forced to open up their services and platforms to other businesses. Major technology firms have long faced criticism that they use their market […]

Covid: Spring booster jab launches for over-75s and high risk in England

People aged 75 and over, residents in care homes and those with weakened immune systems can now book an extra booster jab against Covid in England. It comes as official figures show infection rates are rising in all age groups – including the over-70s. The roll out follows recommendations from the UK’s vaccine advisors who […]