Updating Windows 7 should not be a pane
January 22, 2020

Updating Windows 7 should not be a pane


A leading cyber-security expert is warning people and businesses to ensure they have updated their computers from Windows 7.
Microsoft is no longer updating security on the operating system, which means it is increasingly vulnerable to hackers. Matt Horan, security director of C3IA Solutions – one of the first companies to be certified by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) – said the risks grow each day.

Smiley Riley meets football heroes
January 20, 2020

Smiley Riley meets football heroes


A brave boy nicknamed Smiley Riley had an even bigger grin when he met his Liverpool FC heroes thanks to the Round Table Children’s Wish charity. Riley Watts, 11, who lives in Sutton Bridge in Lincolnshire, was diagnosed with a brain tumour at the age of nine and underwent months of treatment at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge. When his aunt … Read More

The Spartans have arrived
January 20, 2020

The Spartans have arrived


Deep South Media has launched a new service for start-ups and micro-businesses. The Spartans provides all DSM’s PR services.

Beware the Iranian cyber response
January 7, 2020

Beware the Iranian cyber response


A leading cyber-security expert is warning businesses to be on their guard following Iran’s threat to take revenge for the assassination of General Qassim Soleimani. The high profile Iranian general was taken out in a drone attack by the US – and businesses across the West could now be targeted in the anticipated reprisals. Matt Horan, security director of C3IA Solutions, said the rogue state’s tactics might include a scatter-gun approach with cyber-attacks.

Ferry Christmas!
December 20, 2019

Ferry Christmas!


Youngsters from a Southampton primary school caused a wave of joy by bringing festive cheer to ferry passengers. The Year 6 pupils from Kanes Hill Primary, part of Inspire Learning Partnership, boarded a Red Funnel ferry to Cowes to sing well-known Christmas hits. While entertaining passengers on the hour-long journey they also raised funds for their school choir’s performance in … Read More

Santa swiped
December 16, 2019

Santa swiped


A pub landlord is calling on a customer to return a stolen Santa that was swiped from the hostelry. Phil Hoyle, who runs the award-winning London Tavern in Poulner, Ringwood, bought the jolly figure for his Alpine Bar that he’s building in the beer garden.

FAC conference – be there for take off
December 12, 2019

FAC conference – be there for take off


The 20th annual conference of the Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC) could be the most important yet. Speakers from Rolls-Royce, GE Aviation, Gulfstream, Reaction Engines and other leading businesses will address delegates at the day-long event on January 30.

Gaming the system
December 11, 2019

Gaming the system


A leading cyber-security expert is warning gamers and their parents to be aware of the risks involved using popular consuls. Matt Horan, security director of C3IA Solutions, said gaming could be the next big victim of organised hacking campaigns.

Ship ahoy!
December 6, 2019

Ship ahoy!


The first Geest Line ship has docked at Portsmouth after the firm announced it would be returning to the Hampshire port.

Happy Christmas, from the Queen
December 3, 2019

Happy Christmas, from the Queen


Christmas cards sent by the Queen and Prince Philip to a pair of loyal married staff over 25 years have emerged for sale at auction at Rowley’s in Ely, Cambs.

Brave Torri’s Disney treat
December 2, 2019

Brave Torri’s Disney treat


A little girl undergoing treatment for leukaemia has been treated to a family trip to Disneyland Paris thanks to Round Table Children’s Wish. Nine-year-old Torri Stranger, who lives in Gillingham, was diagnosed in April 2018 but now is well on her way to recovery with just nine months to go until the end of her treatment. She was able to … Read More

Hände hoch if you know more about this gun
November 29, 2019

Hände hoch if you know more about this gun


The Tank Museum is appealing for information about a WWI German-issued Luger pistol that was handed in at a police firearms amnesty in Wiltshire.