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Jamie Hinks
Jamie Hinks

Jamie swapped the world of university for the glitz and glamour of the online content writing world back in 2009 after obtaining a degree in Sport Journalism. In three years working for various websites, he has covered everything from the World Series of Poker to Prince Albert of Monaco’s own iGaming conference. After emigrating to Toronto, he now brings his brand of content writing to ITProPortal as a freelance news writer.

Articles by Jamie

Facebook and Yahoo plug password recovery vulnerability to stall cyber thieves

3 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Facebook and Yahoo plug password recovery vulnerability to stall cyber thieves
The two firms have worked together to implement a new messaging standard that allows Facebook to identify dead email addresses linked to users trying to recover passwords.

Vodafone offers Netflix sweetener on iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 price plans

6 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Vodafone offers Netflix sweetener on iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 price plans
The two new tablets are being offered on a range of tariffs starting at £23-per-month and certain price plans include a free subscription to Netflix for six months.

Uber offers free flu shots in three US cities

8 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Uber offers free flu shots in three US cities
A new one-day pilot saw Uber drivers in New York City, Washington D.C., and Boston provide a taxi service for nurses to administer up to 10 free flu shots to Uber customers.

Dozens of flawed medical devices open to Homeland-style cyber attack

9 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Dozens of flawed medical devices open to Homeland-style cyber attack
Two dozen devices ranging from implantable heart devices to infusion pumps are being investigated by US officials worried about flaws that could be exploited by hackers.

KPMG: SMB staff need education to prevent cyber breaches

23 Oct 2014  by Jamie Hinks
KPMG: SMB staff need education to prevent cyber breaches
At a London roundtable event organised by the government minister Ed Vaizey, Del Heppenstall, director of cyber security practice for KPMG, said that an action plan must be implemented.

HP Helion OpenStack with developer tools and secure storage solution now commercially available

23 Oct 2014  by Jamie Hinks
HP Helion OpenStack with developer tools and secure storage solution now commercially available
It provides organisations the chance to build an on-premise cloud solution using Helion OpenStack tools and benefiting from Helion’s vast community of developers.