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Electoral Commission wants powers to tackle election meddling from abroad

Image copyright Getty Images A probe into the political use of private data has been opened by the information commissioner. Elizabeth Denham announced the review amid...

BBC fools HSBC voice recognition security system

Media captionThe bank’s voice-based ID system was fooled by Dan and his twin Security software designed to prevent bank fraud has been fooled by a BBC reporter and...

Cage director charged for failing to disclose passwords

Image copyright Cage The director of campaign group Cage has been charged under the Terrorism Act. Muhammad Rabbani faces a charge of failing to disclose his password...

Election candidates warned about phishing attempts

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Advice has been sent to general election candidates – including recent MPs Candidates in the general election have been...

‘Bots’ spam FCC website over proposed net neutrality reversal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The FCC is currently proposing to go back on rules that safeguard net neutrality Bots appear to be spamming a US...

HPE unveils ‘world’s largest’ single memory computer

Image copyright HPE A prototype computer with 160TB of memory has been unveiled by Hewlett Packard Enterprises. Designed to work on big data, it could analyse the...

Tinder fights one-man dating platform

Image copyright Shinder Image caption The Shinder app was built with one man in mind Tinder has filed a legal objection to a dating platform created by a British man on...

Google DeepMind patient app legality questioned

Image copyright DeepMind Image caption The Streams app is saving nurses hours each day says the Royal Free hospital The head of the Department of Health’s National...

Virtual memorial for WW2 code-cracker

Image copyright TNMOC Image caption The virtual recreation uses the authentic sounds of the original code-making machine A machine used to encrypt the messages Hitler...

Should you pay the WannaCry ransom?

Image copyright Webroot Image caption WannaCry asks its victims to pay up in order to retrieve access to their files – but will that help? WannaCry has infected...