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Category: Technology News

Google and Symantec clash on website security checks

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption The clash is over the way websites handle secure connections Search giant Google and security firm Symantec have clashed over...

Row over US ISP customer data sales

Image copyright EPA Image caption US ISPs could soon have fewer restrictions on the data they can gather on their customers US politicians have voted to remove rules...

Ofcom plans instant payback for broadband woes

Image copyright PA Landline and broadband customers who suffer poor service could get money back automatically under plans set out by the telecoms regulator, Ofcom....

Facebook Live victim ‘afraid to go home’

Image copyright Getty Images A teenage girl who police say was raped during a Facebook Live broadcast is too scared to return to her Chicago home, her mother has said....

Spear-phishing scammer demanded sex show

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption It took minutes for the scammer to take over Six weeks ago, a young woman called Zed (not her real name) was in a meeting at...

Two major US technology firms ‘tricked out of $100m’

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Evaldas Rimasauskas posed as Asian-based hardware manufacturer to trick staff into wiring him money A Lithuanian man has been...

UK flight ban on electronic devices announced

Image caption The UK ban applies to direct inbound flights from six countries; the US ban lists eight countries The British government has announced a cabin baggage ban...

US man loses appeal over encrypted drives

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The suspect has been in custody for nearly 18 months, his lawyer says, over the encrypted devices A US man has lost an appeal...

Canadian photographer ‘sorry’ for explicit image sharing

Image copyright Getty Images A Canadian photographer and comedian has admitted posting explicit images of women along with their names on controversial internet forum...

YouTube responds to criticism of LGBTQ video ‘blocking’

YouTube has released a statement after criticism over videos discussing LGBTQ topics like dating and attraction being hidden on the site. Restricted Mode aims to filter...