NHS cyber-defender Marcus Hutchins to appear in US court

NHS cyber-defender Marcus Hutchins to appear in US court

Image caption Marcus Hutchins wanted to remain anonymous after the WannaCry outbreak, but his identity was revealed British cyber-security researcher Marcus Hutchins will appear in court in Las Vegas later charged in a US cyber-crime case. The 23-year-old has been accused of involvement with Kronos – a piece of malware used to steal banking logins […]

NHS cyber-defender Marcus Hutchins charged in US

NHS cyber-defender Marcus Hutchins charged in US

Image caption Marcus Hutchins wanted to remain anonymous after the WannaCry outbreak, but his identity was revealed The British cyber-security researcher who stalled WannaCry cyber-attack that hit the NHS has been arrested and charged in a US cyber-crime case. Marcus Hutchins, 23, has been accused of involvement with Kronos – a separate piece of malware […]

WannaCry ransomware bitcoins move from online wallets

WannaCry ransomware bitcoins move from online wallets

Image copyright AFP Image caption The WannaCry ransomware infected computers around the world More than $140,000 (£105,000) worth of bitcoins paid by victims of the WannaCry ransomware outbreak have been removed from their online wallets. It has been nearly three months since infections struck organisations worldwide, including the NHS, which faced days of disruption as […]

Secret Service to test small drone at Donald Trump’s golf club

Secret Service to test small drone at Donald Trump’s golf club

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President Trump enjoys golf and owns a number of clubs in the US and internationally The US Secret Service plans to test a security drone when President Trump visits his New Jersey golf club later this month, according to a document seen by Reuters. A small drone will be […]

Posting children’s photos on social media divides nation

Posting children’s photos on social media divides nation

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Most parents say they keep their young children’s photos off social networks Parents are divided about whether it is right to post photos of one’s children to social media, according to a study by the UK’s communications watchdog. Ofcom reported that just over half of parents it surveyed said […]

Bitcoin splits as new currency takes off

Bitcoin splits as new currency takes off

Image copyright AFP Image caption There are now two types of Bitcoin A new version of Bitcoin has been mined for the first time in the crypto-currency’s history. Bitcoin Cash is the result of months of debate and development over how the currency would continue to evolve. Fears of large swings in the value of […]

IPhone glitter cases recalled over reports of burns

IPhone glitter cases recalled over reports of burns

Image copyright MixBin Image caption The recall affects a range of different iPhone case designs, which were made by MixBin Electronics A range of liquid-filled iPhone cases is being recalled after reports of skin irritation and chemical burns associated with the products. The cases, some of which carry the Victoria’s Secret brand, contain glitter floating […]

Game of Thrones unseen episode spoilers leaked

Game of Thrones unseen episode spoilers leaked

Image copyright PA Image caption Scripts and copies of unseen episodes are believed to be in the material placed online A summary of an unseen Games of Thrones episode and copies of other HBO shows have been put online by a hacker group that breached the firm’s network. The hackers uploaded a text file of […]

Amazon Echo turned into covert microphone

Amazon Echo turned into covert microphone

Image copyright Amazon Image caption The original Amazon Echo speaker first went on limited release in November 2014 Amazon’s Echo smart speaker can be hacked to send the audio stream of everything it hears to an attacker, says a researcher. Mark Barnes said the attack on some versions of the Echo let him do almost […]

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