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Safety concerns over smart home appliances and toys have prompted police in the UK and US to call for controls on Internet of Things devices.

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A massive blow has been dealt to the controversial internet surveillance practices of the UK intelligence agencies by the manifestos of an overwhelming majority of political parties in the forthcoming election.

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A meeting in the House of Commons has overwhelmingly backed a Digital Bill of Rights.julian_huppert_mp

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For the first time in 12 years, on the 16th of October, 2012, Gary McKinnon got lucky.

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Former military officer says every Middle Eastern country now has Stuxnet-like malware

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In a bid to raise awareness of the dangers of cybercrime the Government has pulled in the UK’s top business leaders for the launch of a campaign on basic cyber security measures.

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Police and intelligence agencies are lobbying hard for means of snooping on internet-based telephony, arguing that they need them to catch criminals, reports Peter Warren


In numerous advertisements, you are encouraged to buy an internet phone so you can make free calls to friends. Meanwhile, a gaggle of online programs such as Skype boast of the boon of online calls: they’re free. But the UK’s top law enforcement agencies don’t see it the same way.

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A computerised nose millions of times more sensitive than a bloodhound’s has become the latest high-tech weapon in the police’s war against drugs.

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