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The web burglars trying to break in every second

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Businesses are under siege every second of every day, bombarded by a "grey noise" of potentially harmful web traffic seeking access to their networks. But IT staff often can't tell the malicious traffic from the benign. Why?If your office building were visited thousands of times a day by criminals peering through the windows seeking a way in, you'd be understandably nervous about hanging around.Yet any
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Apple announces new services – BBC News

[ad_1] Apple announced new services across some of their apps at a conference in Cupertino, California - including the reveal of their own creative content with stars include Steven Spielberg, Jennifer Aniston, Big Bird and Oprah Winfrey.Apple chief executive Tim Cook has said he wants to focus the company on selling services rather than just hardware in a major shift in strategy.Video Journalist Cody Melissa Godwin [ad_2] Source link
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Apple launches its own credit card

[ad_1] Image copyright Apple Image caption The physical version of the card is made of titanium and does not have a card number or signature space on it. Apple has announced that is is launching its own credit card, Apple Card.There will be both an iPhone and physical version which will launch in the US in the summer, the firm said.The iPhone version includes a 2% cashback incentive on each
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Britons get ‘bad deal’ from broadband giants

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption Many Britons were frustrated by the service they received from their ISP, found Which? Britons who get their broadband from the UK's biggest suppliers are the "most likely" to be getting a bad deal, reports Which?The consumer group's latest broadband satisfaction survey places the big providers at the bottom of rankings for service.Customers complained about slow speeds, poor value for money, connection dropouts and
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10 years of Grindr: A rocky relationship

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images It was 10 years ago, on the bus on my way to work, that I first I saw a man using Grindr. I had heard friends describe a free iPhone app that could show you where the nearest gay guy was. And sat in front of me was an early adopter, tapping his way through a grid of topless torsos and replying to a flurry
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Security flaw put RBS customers at risk of cyber-attack

[ad_1] Image copyright Eyewire Image caption The software was created to spot and stop malicious cyber-attacks Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Natwest and Ulster Bank customers have been put at risk of cyber-attack after being recommended flawed security software.Since January, the banks' business clients have been offered a product called Thor Foresight Enterprise free of charge. Heimdal Security sells it as "next generation protection" against cyber-threats. Security researchers uncovered a
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Autonomous shuttle to be tested in New York City

[ad_1] Image copyright Optimus Ride Image caption The service will at first only be available on a private site in Brooklyn A self-driving shuttle service is to be deployed in New York City by the middle of the year. Boston start-up Optimus Ride will run vehicles on private roads at the Brooklyn Navy Yard site located on New York's East River. The shuttle will help workers get around the large
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Are bots gaming the ‘Cancel Brexit’ petition?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Questions have been asked about whether a government petition calling for Brexit to be cancelled has been swamped by bots. Bots are automated programmes which can carry out a command thousands of times.The BBC spoke to three cyber-security experts about how likely it is that a number of the 3m signatures gathered so far are not genuine.They all agreed that the petition's email validation process
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Facebook staff ‘flagged Cambridge Analytica fears earlier than thought’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Facebook's chief executive has repeatedly declined to answer questions from UK MPs about the scandal Facebook employees raised concerns about Cambridge Analytica's data-scraping practices three months earlier than thought, according to US court documents.A US-based employee warned colleagues about the activity in September 2015.Facebook had said it previously discovered the improper sharing of data on 87 million people three months later, in December
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AI turns scribbles into masterpieces and other news

[ad_1] BBC Click's Omar Mehtab looks at some of the best tech news stories of the week including:MIT CSAIL unveils a robotic arm that can pick up and place objects it has never seen beforeMySpace announces it has lost 12 years’ worth of music uploadsNvidia creates an artificial intelligence (AI) that turns scribbles into realistic looking nature masterpiecesSee more at Click's website and @BBCClick. [ad_2] Source link