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Gordon Corera / BBC:
Sources: NSA and Britain's National Cyber Security Centre link WannaCry ransomware attack to North Korean hacking group Lazarus   —  British security officials believe that hackers in North Korea were behind the cyber-attack that crippled parts of the NHS and other organisations around the world last month, the BBC has learned.
Jun 18, 2017, 8:05 AMIn context
BBC:
UK defense company BAE made large-scale sales of sophisticated cyber-surveillance tools to repressive governments across the Middle East   —  A year-long investigation by BBC Arabic and a Danish newspaper has uncovered evidence that the UK defence giant BAE Systems has made large-scale sales across …
Jun 16, 2017, 3:01 AMIn context
BBC:
Following London terror attack, tech giants reject UK Prime Minister Theresa May's claims that they provided a “safe space” for terrorist ideology   —  Technology companies have defended their handling of extremist content following the London terror attack.
Jun 5, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
BBC:
Uzbekistan bans the import and distribution of 34 computer games it deems are “distorting values”, including The Sims and GTA   —  Uzbekistan has banned a long list of computer games deemed to be “distorting values” and “threatening stability”.  —  The list includes several violent games …
May 30, 2017, 9:20 PMIn context
BBC:
ARM partners with researchers from University of Washington to develop chips for neural implants to help people with brain and spinal injuries   —  Chip design giant ARM has teamed up with US researchers on a project to develop chips that can be implanted in the human brain.
May 20, 2017, 11:05 AMIn context
BBC:
WikiLeaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning is released from Fort Leavenworth military prison in Kansas, having served 7 years of a 35-year sentence   —  US soldier Chelsea Manning has been released from prison after serving seven years for leaking hundreds of thousands of diplomatic cables and military files to Wikileaks.
May 17, 2017, 11:10 AMIn context
Chris Baraniuk / BBC:
WannaCry ransomware attacks reportedly spotted in 99 countries on Friday, including UK, US, Spain, Italy, China, Russia, and Taiwan   —  A massive ransomware campaign appears to have attacked a number of organisations across Europe.  —  Screenshots of a well known program that locks computers …
May 12, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
BBC:
Ahead of June 8 UK general election, Facebook publishes ads in UK papers, including The Times, The Guardian, Daily Telegraph, to raise awareness about fake news   —  Facebook has broadened its campaign to raise awareness about fake news, by publishing adverts in the UK press.
May 8, 2017, 1:05 AMIn context
BBC:
Two weeks before election, French centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron campaigns with plan to compel tech firms to decrypt communications for police on demand   —  French centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron has launched his presidential campaign with a plan to tackle terrorism by forcing internet firms to release encrypted messages.
Apr 10, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context
Daniel Thomas / BBC:
British public to trial driverless shuttle bus in London over next three weeks; Oxbotica has developed the tech for the shuttle, which travels up to 10mph   —  Members of the British public are getting their first extended trial of a driverless shuttle bus.  —  Over the next three weeks …
Apr 5, 2017, 8:25 AMIn context

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