Cyber Monday

Security Witchcraft And Voodoo

Alastair Paterson | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Tech
Alastair Paterson

Many people were this week startled by reports that GCHQ technical director Dr Ian Levy had apparently claimed that security firms exaggerated the thr...

Time For Your New Year Cyber Detox?

Alastair Paterson | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK Tech
Alastair Paterson

If I had been writing this blog even three years ago, it is probable I would have talked about needing to recognise the cyber risk and not bury our heads in the sand to the industrialised threat caused by professional cybercrime.

Boxing Day Sales To Rake In £3.85bn Despite Black Friday And Cyber Monday Discounting

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.12.2016 | UK

Bargain hunters will hit the Boxing Day sales today for a spot of post-Christmas shopping. It comes after a survey suggested consumer appetite for the...

From Cyborg To Cyber Monday: The Indirect Infiltration Of AI

Mark Hawtin | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Tech
Mark Hawtin

AI research has had some breakthroughs in recent years, with computers beating humans at complex games like chess and Go. But this time round the big developments are focused around specific goals, which are more likely to have subtle impacts and stay largely behind the scenes from a consumer perspective.

2017 The Year Of.....

Alastair Paterson | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Tech
Alastair Paterson

In many ways, 2016 was very much the 'Year of the Ransomware Threat', and it is very hard to see that changing much next year. After all most cybercrime is driven by hard cash and the fact remains that most ransomware and extortion attacks are successful.

#GivingTuesday Began With A Simple Idea

Henry Timms | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK
Henry Timms

So wherever you are on Tuesday, let me encourage you to join us in taking time to give, in whatever way is most meaningful to you - to a neighbor in need, to a cause close to your heart, to your local community or to those on the other side of the world.

Cyber Monday 2016 Best Deals At Currys, PC World For TVs, Laptops And More

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.11.2016 | UK Tech

Cyber Monday has arrived, the last chance for many of us to grab an outrageous deal on the latest gadgets from TVs to laptops. Following on from the d...

From Past To Present - The Evolution Of Cyber Monday

Andy Patel | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Tech
Andy Patel

I'm sure you've immersed yourselves in advice on how to refine your search algos to find those hard-to-get, hand-crafted, premium items or how to optimise your credit expenditure this season. So I won't bore you with yet another article on those subjects.

Welcome To The Hotel Malware

Alastair Paterson | Posted 24.08.2017 | UK Tech
Alastair Paterson

Our data is at risk and increasingly professional hackers target the connected devices we all rely on at home and in business, as they are often the weak spot in our cyber defenses extending our digital footprint even further into the web.

Black Friday Showed That Retail is Changing Fast - And Not Just to Online

Edward Lowe | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK
Edward Lowe

According to industry body IMRG, in the period from Black Friday to Cyber Monday over £3 billion pounds was spent by online retailers, with the main ...

Avoiding the Pitfalls of 'Regretful Tuesday' Following a Weekend of Frenzied Sales

Henning Ogberg | Posted 27.11.2016 | UK Tech
Henning Ogberg

Joining the likes of Barbie and Beyoncé, the hamburger and powered flight, it seems that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are two more American imports that have taken up a permanent berth in the British consciousness.

Prepare for the Festive IT Headache

Graham Welch | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Tech
Graham Welch

The holidays are a time for giving, we all know, and 2014 continues the trend of the past few years - one of the most popular gifts this year will be a new tablet, smartphone or laptop...

6 Warnings That Cyber Monday Has Become Too Easy, Too Fast

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK

The 1st December is Cyber Monday, which is set to be the biggest day of the year for online shopping. It is noticeably different from Black Friday ...

Millions Of Britons Left Spiritually Empty After Buying Crap They Didn't Need On Black Friday

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Comedy

People across Britain have been left feeling confused and spiritually bereft after buying stuff they didn't need because it was cheaper than usual. ...

There Really Are Some Incredible Deals On Tech This #CyberMonday

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Tech

Why does Cyber Monday exist? No one's really sure how the bond was forged between the ideals of Thanksgiving and then spending an enormous amount of m...

Staying Safe on Cyber Monday

David Emm | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Tech
David Emm

Cyber Monday, which this year falls on 1 December, is one of the busiest online shopping days of the year - for consumers and fraudsters alike. With more and more of us living connected lives, less people are shopping on the high street.

The UK's Best Black Friday Deals

Sarah Willingham | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Willingham

If you're about to embark upon your Christmas shopping then now is the time because Black Friday is here! In two days some of the biggest names on the high street will be cutting prices and offering brilliant deals on ideal Christmas gifts.

The Dos and Dont's Of Black Friday And Cyber Monday

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Once an American tradition, Black Friday (28 November) and Cyber Monday (1 December) have well and truly made their way to UK soil. Despite all th...

Black Friday Opening Times: All You Need To Know

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Woman Fights Off Everyone In Wembley Asda For Flatscreen TV, Wins Black Friday Friday 28th November 2014 is Black Friday, the US-imported s...

Best Black Friday And Cyber Monday Deals In The UK

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If your computer screen is filled with "Black Friday this" and "Cyber Monday that" but you don't have half a clue what's going on then fear not dear i...

Crap Friday

Katie Hopkins | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Katie Hopkins

See you later Black Friday! So long Cyber Monday! Today is Crap Friday. It is the day that all the things you ordered on Cyber Monday are due to arrive at your home or are ready for collection in store.

It's the Most Wonderful Dangerous Time of the Year

David Emm | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Tech
David Emm

We're particularly vulnerable at Christmas. Many of us now routinely shop online, because it's quick and convenient. But at Christmas the volume of online transactions goes through the roof.

Just Another Manic Cyber Monday': Parcels And Christmas Preparations

Simon Veale | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK
Simon Veale

In the run-up to Christmas, the ability to visit digital stores is of real benefit to those many individuals who find themselves with lots of things to buy but not enough time to pop to the shops on their local high street.

Cyber Monday Be Damned: The Virtual High Street is Letting Shoppers Down

Neil Ayres | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK
Neil Ayres

how much of the alleged £222,222 of customer spending that takes place every minute during the UK's Cyber Monday, are the traditional retailers actually getting a share of?

More Proof That We're Not Just Splashing Out On Cyber Monday

Charlie Thomas | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK

Continuing in Huff Post UK's mission to sort cool stuff from PR fluff, further evidence has reached us to support the theory that Cyber Monday isn't t...