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Image copyright Instagram Image caption Comments on the photo-sharing site were crafted to help control the malware The comments section of Britney Spears’ Instagram account has been used by cyber-thieves to co-ordinate attacks. Security firm Eset found the gang controlled its malware, called Turla, by posting comments about images in…

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The independent, Congressionally mandated Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force released its report last week, setting out their findings about the state of security in America’s health technology (very, very, very bad) and their recommendations (basic commonsense cybersecurity 101). report this ad Critically, the report says that…

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Image copyright EPA/PA Image caption Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May cast their votes on Thursday after a seven-week campaign Voting in the UK general election is under way at more than 40,000 polling stations across the country. Polls opened at 07:00 BST on Thursday, with counting starting once voting ends…

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Uber rival Lyft and self-driving startup nuTonomy have announced on Tuesday a R&D partnership focused on the “end-to-end experience” of riders in autonomous vehicles. nuTonomy will work on the performance of the self-driving system and how it interacts with the rider, while Lyft will focus on the routing and booking…

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Waze is expanding its carpool service to cover the entire state of California, after successful trials in San Francisco, Sacramento, Monterey, and across Israel. The app identifies suitable commuters that live in between the driver’s home and work locations. The rider pays their share of the gas money in exchange…

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327 Shares So much glorious awkwardness.Image: DYLAN MARTINEZ/AFP/Getty Images/mashable composite By Sam Haysom2017-06-08 06:00:00 UTC It’s widely known that General Election campaigns tend to be long, depressing affairs. But that doesn’t mean they’re totally devoid of fun. Nestled among the repetitive answers and frustrating debates are brief, shining moments of…

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It may seem strange, but even politicians were young, not that long ago.  With general election polling underway, why not take a moment to look back at the main party leaders when they were beautiful blossoms ready to flower.  Some of them were activists, speaking up for workers’ rights (Jeremy…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Fake profiles are common on dating sites, and can be used to defraud Researchers have trained computers to spot social media users who pose as somebody else – a practice known as catfishing. They say their algorithms can identify users who lie about their…

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Image copyright Gallo Images Image caption Sony said sales had exceeded expectations Sony has sold more than one million virtual reality (VR) headsets, the company has said. President of Sony Interactive Entertainment Atsushi Morita said sales had “exceeded our expectations”. The headset, at $399 (£308), is cheaper than rival devices…

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Prince was fiercely protective of his music during his lifetime Prince’s estate have criticised plans for a Purple Rain stage show, calling it “a blatant attempt to deceive fans”. The British production was announced last week by Gary Lloyd, who directed the West End production…

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