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Royal Navy to hold biggest cyber war games

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 will […]

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Canadian photographer 'sorry' for explicit image sharing

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 on […]

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eBay launches guaranteed three-day delivery in US

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 of […]

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Fake data threat

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 metric […]

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Virtual reality could spot concussion in footballers

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 follow […]