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Huawei risk can be managed, say UK cyber-security chiefs

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Huawei has said it is independent and gives nothing to Beijing, aside from taxes Any possible security risk posed to the UK by Chinese telecoms giant Huawei can be managed, cyber-security chiefs have said. The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre’s decision undermines US efforts to …

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Quadriga: The cryptocurrency exchange that lost $135m

Image copyright Facebook/Quadriga Image caption Gerald Cotten When the 30-year-old founder of a Canadian cryptocurrency exchange died suddenly, he took the whereabouts of some C$180m ($135m; £105m) in cryptocurrency to his grave. Now, tens of thousands of Quadriga CX users are wondering if they will ever see their funds again. …

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Mobile networks call for 5G security inspector

Image copyright Getty Images The mobile network industry has called for a new European security testing scheme to check the safety of 5G equipment before it is deployed. Several countries have stopped individual companies supplying equipment for their next-generation networks, citing security concerns. Chinese giants Huawei and ZTE have both …

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Ad code ‘slows down’ browsing speeds

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Poorly written code can make some pages very slow to load Ads are responsible for making webpages slow to a crawl, suggests analysis of the most popular one million websites. The research by developer Patrick Hulce looked at which chunks of code take longest …

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Ford puts bed hoggers in their place and other news

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YouTube’s copyright claim system abused by extorters

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Google bought YouTube for $1.65bn (£1.28bn) in 2006 Google has removed a YouTube channel after it was found to be abusing copyright claims to extort money from users. Kenzo and ObbyRaidz, whose channels predominantly feature them playing Minecraft, reported receiving messages demanding money in …

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School bomb hoax suspect arrested in US

Image copyright Reuters Image caption LA’s airport was one target for the Apophis hacker group An American man accused of deluging schools and Los Angeles’s airport with hoax bomb threats has been arrested. Timothy Dalton Vaughn is suspected of being part of the Apophis Squad hacker group that was allegedly …

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