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'If you monkey with a system that’s supposed to provide global connectivity, it’s very easy to make mistakes'

A prototype unmanned combat aircraft, called Taranis is unveiled by the Ministry of Defence (MoD). It will test the possibility of developing an autonomous stealthy Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle (UCAV) that could strike targets at long range, and be under the control of military crews on the ground. REUTERS/BAE Systems/MoD/Crown Copyright/ Handout

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South Korean cyberattacks linked to known DarkSeoul gang by Symantec Security

North Korea has been blamed for previous cyberattacks on South Korean banks and government

Edward Snowden, NSA whistleblower, studied for a Masters degree in Computer Security at the University of Liverpool

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Parliament calls in EADS for cyber protection

Pan-European aerospace and defence giant EADS has been asked to protect MPs’ and Lords’ computers from being hacked by cyber terrorists.

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North Korea hackers suspected after major computer crash in the South

Skulls pop up on the screens of some computers — a strong indication that hackers planted a malicious code in systems

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IT specialists urged to help police

IT specialists should consider becoming police volunteers to help stop criminals trying to fleece Britons of hundreds of millions of pounds online, the Security Minister is to suggest.

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A publisher appeared in court yesterday following the publication in his magazine of the so-called Lagarde list of more than 2,000 members of Greece's political and business elite who are said to be evading tax.

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