Ukraine cyber-attack: Software firm MeDoc’s servers seized

Ukraine cyber-attack: Software firm MeDoc’s servers seized

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Sergei Linnik and his daughter Olesya run the firm blamed for spreading the infection Police in Ukraine have seized the servers of an accountancy software firm, which is believed to have unwittingly helped spread malware that attacked many global firms last month. Intellect Service has denied that its software helped […]

Amazon and eBay images broken by Photobucket’s ‘ransom demand’

Amazon and eBay images broken by Photobucket’s ‘ransom demand’

Image copyright Amazon Image caption Several items have lost their product images on Amazon Thousands of images promoting goods sold on Amazon and other shopping sites have been removed after a photo-sharing service changed its terms. Ebay and Etsy have also been affected, in addition to many forums and blogs. The problem has been caused […]

Google DeepMind NHS app test broke UK privacy law

Google DeepMind NHS app test broke UK privacy law

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The records collected by DeepMind went back over the past five years A UK hospital did not do enough to protect the privacy of patients when it shared data with Google, the UK’s Information Commission (ICO) has ruled. The ICO censured the Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust about data […]

Google DeepMind NHS medical trial broke UK privacy law

Google DeepMind NHS medical trial broke UK privacy law

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The records collected by DeepMind went back over the past five years A UK hospital did not do enough to protect the privacy of patients when it shared data with Google, the UK’s Information Commission (ICO) has ruled. The ICO censured the Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust about data […]

Ultra-fast broadband fund launched by UK government

Ultra-fast broadband fund launched by UK government

Media captionDigital Skills Minister Matt Hancock told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme about plans to spend on ultra-fast broadband The government has formally launched a £400m fund to boost investment in “full-fibre” broadband. The aim is to offer speeds of up to 1Gbps to households and businesses. Rather than relying on copper cables to connect […]

AA Shop investigating 13 gigabyte data breach

AA Shop investigating 13 gigabyte data breach

Image copyright PA Image caption The AA said the data was only exposed for a few days The AA has been criticised over the way it has handled a data breach involving 13 gigabytes of data. The huge cache was viewable online for a few days in April, but the motoring organisation said that it […]

Samsung salvages Galaxy Note 7 parts for new phone

Samsung salvages Galaxy Note 7 parts for new phone

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Greenpeace crashed a Samsung presentation earlier this year calling on it to reuse Galaxy Note 7 parts Samsung is releasing a new phone using parts from its Galaxy Note 7, which was axed after a battery fault led to some devices catching fire. The firm said the Note Fan […]

Call of Duty: WWII hands-on preview

Call of Duty: World War II has gone back to the games’ old school roots. The sci-fi trappings of the last couple of games have disappeared as the series focuses on the period in history which originally inspired the series – World War Two. BBC Click’s Marc Cieslak tries out the multiplayer mode of the […]