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18th January 2017 Issue no. 345
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This Week's News
BT-based scams are becoming commonplace these days as the company is the largest UK telephone services provider. The aim of the scammers is to get your account details so that they can go to town on your money. They will try that by seeking details of your phone account or your Internet account.
THE suggestions about what could be in John Notais' locked safe are endless - a map to Lasseter's fabled gold reef, classified army documents, gold, bundles of cash, firearms, even a collection of fingers!
ABUS UK are introducing the ABUS Door Closers providing a convenient and safe solution for shutting doors quietly and securely. ABUS Door Closers eliminate the frustration of doors that bang, and doors that don't shut properly allowing draughts.
Fire doors must be self-closing to comply with legislation and ABUS Door Closers can provide this for both residential and commercial properties. The top-fitting door closers are easy to install and are suitable for almost any door size and design.
Get high tech digital locks now from Tradelocks. The new Lockey range includes a variety of mortice latch locks, including products with levers or knobs depending on preference; a mortice deadbolt lock and a hook bolt lock for sliding doors.
The Lockey Mortice Latch Free Passage Lever Lock, in satin chrome and available with either left hand opening or right hand opening has been designed for heavy duty use with durability and performance in mind. It includes lever handles on the side of the keypad and an adjustable latch bolt with an anti-thrust pin 60/70mm (12mm throw). The handles have a slipping clutch to prevent any damage when being forced.
By Shane Gordon
The QY Market research study, titled Worldwide Alarm Locks Market 2017, presents critical information and factual data about the Alarm Locks market globally, providing an overall statistical study of the Alarm Locks Industry on the basis of market drivers, Alarm Locks Industry limitations, and its future prospects. The prevalent global Alarm Locks trends and opportunities are also taken into consideration in Alarm Locks industry study.
ievo Ltd, the Newcastle-based manufacturer of biometric recognition systems, has received a further boost to its growing reputation with continued approval for their latest revision of the market leading ievo ultimate(tm) fingerprint reader from the CPNI (Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure).
The flagship scanner product is included in the CPNI's trusted Catalogue of Security Equipment (CSE), permitting its use in protecting a wide variety of Government facilities.
A fraudster who wrongly claimed nearly £12,000 in benefits will be fitted with an electronic tag. Ainsley Cresswell, from Cornovian Close, Perton, illegally received Job Seeker's Allowance (JSA) and Housing Benefit. A court heard the 47 year old's claims, which date back to May 2013, started legitimately after his marriage broke down.Full Story
Flashing the peace sign in a selfie could be setting you up for a security nightmare! Isao Echizen, a professor at the Digital Content and Media Sciences Research Division of the National Institute of Informatics has successfully obtained fingerprints from photographs taken from up to three metres away.
He specifically warned against the peace sign, as it could give identity thieves the opportunity to match fingerprints with a face.
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So far, visitors from New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, and the USA, have registered, and this is topped off by many from Europe.