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US and UK ban cabin laptops on some inbound flights

[ad_1] Media captionWhy are gadgets banned but mobiles ok? Daniel Sandford explains The US and UK are banning laptops from cabin baggage on flights from certain countries in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as Turkey. The US ban on electronic devices larger than a smartphone is being imposed as an anti-terrorist precaution. […]

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US man loses appeal over encrypted drives

[ad_1] 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 over his refusal to decrypt hard drives seized during an investigation regarding child sexual abuse images. The man, who has not been named in […]

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Apple launches red iPhone 7 and video app

[ad_1] Image copyright Apple Image caption The red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus differ from other models in colour only Apple has launched a red version of its iPhone 7 and 7 Plus as well as a new video app for iOS. The red iPhone celebrates Apple’s 10-year partnership with Red, an organisation that aims […]

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Royal Navy to hold biggest cyber war games

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Information Warrior 17 will involve testing warships’ defence against the risk of cyber attacks The Royal Navy is to hold its first large scale cyber war games. Information Warrior 17 will involve Artificial Intelligence (AI) and test the protection of warships and submarines against cyber attacks. The training […]

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Canadian photographer 'sorry' for explicit image sharing

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images A Canadian photographer and comedian has admitted posting explicit images of women along with their names on controversial internet forum 4Chan. However, he denied doing so for “malicious intent” – a practice known as doxxing. Ren Bostelaar apologised for his actions but said the photos had already been posted elsewhere […]

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eBay launches guaranteed three-day delivery in US

[ad_1] Image copyright EBAY Image caption If items don’t arrive on time, eBay will refund shipping or provide shoppers with a voucher Online retailer eBay has promised to get items to US shoppers in three days or less with a new programme called “Guaranteed Delivery”. From the summer, the site will guarantee the speedy delivery […]

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Fake data threat

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Attacks on data integrity could target farming data to wreck years of crops There’s a new cyber threat on the horizon. And it’s fiendishly subtle and potentially very dangerous. Fake data – altering databases and documents without anyone noticing. Say you changed centrally held figures for a key […]

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Virtual reality could spot concussion in footballers

[ad_1] Media captionVirtual reality tests on footballers could spot brain injury A virtual reality (VR) headset could help football club doctors diagnose concussion more accurately, researchers have claimed. Dr Michael Grey, who is trialling the technology, said the £500 Oculus Rift system can quickly help medics detect “subtle changes” in players. Trials of the technology […]