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Drone
On by Tom Jowitt 0

Drones are set to become increasingly popular and will deliver benefits, but there are security, privacy and safety risks

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Cyber crime security credit card - Shutterstock - © David Evison
On by Steve McCaskill 0

Cybercrime is costing the UK economy £670 million a year, says government, but true figure is likely to be higher

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Windows 7
On by Steve McCaskill 0

Microsoft withdraws update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 following unspecified user issues

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Staples
On by Matthew Broersma 0

Staples may be the latest major US retailer to be hit by a payment-systems breach, the company has confirmed

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iCloud web
On by Steve McCaskill 0

iCloud users in China are having their log-in credentials stolen by a Man in the Middle attack

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uk high court
On by Michael Moore 0

Landmark decision follows complaint by Cartier and Montblanc owner Richemont

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Troll in disguise (square) © Wth1 Shutterstock 2012
On by Michael Moore 0

Offenders could now face up to two years in jail, justice secretary Chris Grayling says

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police handcuff security crime keyboard © Oleksiy Mark Shutterstock
On by Steve McCaskill 0

UK police forces are accessing people's stored communications without their knowledge, according to an investigation

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Hacker, cyber crime, anonymous © gualtiero boffi, Shutterstock 2014
On by Matthew Broersma 0

Whisper, which claims to allow users to post messages anonymously, has defended itself against The Guardian's claims that it tracks users

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Mastercard_Zwipe card
On by Michael Moore 0

Card provider teams up with Zwipe to launch new contactless payments method

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