Fibre break in North East Scotland | 21 August 2014
A fibre break in Aberdeen was causing a large number of Sky Broadband and Talk customers to
experience a degraded service last night. The affected area was extensive and covered as far as
Dingwall to the North West, Aberdeen to the East and Montrose to the South.
We're pleased to confirm the fibre cables have been repaired and this issue has been resolved.
Last updated: 08:30
Recent media coverage around attempts by hackers to steal personal data | 07 August
You may be aware of recent reports in the media about attempts by a group hackers to carry
out theft of personal data. At Sky, we take the protection of our customers' personal information
very seriously and we’re working with the relevant authorities to investigate further.
Our initial reports have shown that there are no issues with our systems, but our security and
technical teams are continuing to monitor the situation. We’re advising our customers to
familiarise themselves with the steps they can take to stay safe online.
You can find lots of tips and advice for you and your family at our
Last updated: 16:30
Important information for Mac users | 01 August 2014
From October 2014, Google Chrome will no longer support the Silverlight plug-in for Mac users.
Customers who use a Mac and Google Chrome to access Sky Go, Sky Store and NOWTV are advised to
switch to an alternative web browser to continue to watch content on these services. Mac users
should have Safari installed as their default browser, if not, please see below for links to
download the latest version:
Last updated: 14:30