Warning issued as 1,000 Great Western Railway accounts hacked

Warning issued as 1,000 Great Western Railway accounts hacked

Great Western Railway customer accounts have been compromised after around 1,000 were hacked and a warning email was sent out to passengers. The company confirmed there had been unauthorised automated attempts to get into accounts in the last week. Although the firm…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologises for Cambridge Analytica data leak scandal and admits social network was slow to spot Russian election hacking

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologises for Cambridge Analytica data leak scandal and admits social network was slow to spot Russian election hacking

Zuckerberg's low-spirited tone came in a written testimony to US lawmakers, in which he admitted Facebook was slow to spot Russian election hacking, but he did not reveal new information. In the prepared remarks, Zuckerberg, 33, said Facebook has a responsibility to…

Obama used cyber hotline to warn Putin against hacking

Obama used cyber hotline to warn Putin against hacking

A month after former President Obama confronted Russian leader Vladimir Putin to warn him to “cut it out” after discovering the Kremlin was interfering in the 2016 election, his national security council took the rare step of using a cyber hotline to…

France is trying to outlaw fake news

France is trying to outlaw fake news

PARIS — Can a democratic country outlaw fake news? France is about to find out after President Emmanuel Macron ordered a law to quash false information disseminated around electoral campaigns. Criticism is pouring in from media advocates, tech experts — and Kremlin-backed…