This newsletter contains interesting snippets about recent developments on the Internet and in the world of technology. It is recommended reading for all Skill Zone customers
Vaccinate the NHS On 12th May, the NHS discovered it was under attack. Ransomware was affecting hospitals and surgeries, encrypting files and demanding a ransom of around £250 per PC (payable in Bitcoin), to unscramble them. At least 16 NHS trusts were affected, and many non-critical patients had to have appointments cancelled.
Oregon, where science is against the law When his wife received a ticket from an automated camera at a set of traffic lights in Beaverton, Oregon in 2013, Mats Jarlstrom looked into the maths of the system, and was surprised at the outcome.
The price of postage Greater Manchester Police (GMP) has been fined £150,000 by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) after three DVDs of victim interviews were lost in the post.
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