Windows 7 Support

Windows 7 Support

  • 31st July 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Technology

Microsoft has announced that it would no longer be providing support for users of Windows 7 from 14th January 2020 and had already stopped mainstream support in January 2015. This meant that no new features were added and warranty claims were rendered invalid. From January 2020, there will be more changes, such as: Microsoft customer support service will not be provided for Windows 7 users. Some games will be discontinued, for example, backgammon and checkers. No more security updates or patch...


Virgin Media Suffers Large Data Breach

Virgin Media Suffers Large Data Breach

  • 31st July 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Cyber Crime

Virgin Media announced on March 6th 2020 that up to 900,000 customers personal details have been compromised due to a Virgin Media data breach. The marketing database in question had been left accessible since April 2019 until now March 2020, when the error was noticed by a researcher from security firm TurgenSec. Virgin Media have issued an email to any affected customers of the data breach in which they confirm that no passwords or financial details were on the database. Unfortunately, email...


Google CEO - regulate AI better

Google CEO - regulate AI better

  • 31st July 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Technology

The CEO of Google has recently made a statement regarding the regulation of Artificial Intelligence. Sundar Pichai has expressed concerns about the negative consequences of AI (artificial intelligence) alongside the numerous benefits that this technology brings. Furthermore, he asks for international cooperation to ensure it is harnessed for good. AI is also known as machine intelligence. It is used to describe machines that mimic the human mind, such as learning, problem-solving, speech...


What is a good credit score

What is a good credit score

  • 31st July 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Finance

Firstly, what is a credit score? A credit score is how companies view you when applying for credit with them. They want to assess your reliability and creditworthiness. It can be quite tricky to define a single ‘good credit score’. This is because there are 3 leading Credit Reference Agencies, all of whom will score you differently. These companies are: Experian- score out of 999 Equifax- score out of 700 Transunion (formerly Callcredit)- score out of 710 In addition to the differing ways of...