Saturday, December 15, 2018

Bitcoin boom prompts growth of coin-mining malware

Image copyright Vichai Image caption Generating crypto-currencies involves lots of computer hardwareThe booming price of Bitcoin and other crypto-coins has kicked off a gold rush...

Middlesbrough modified Kodi box trader gets suspended jail term

Image caption Brian Thompson had previously said he wanted to know whether he was doing anything illegalA trader who sold TV boxes which allowed...

Post haste

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cartoon characters Postman Pat and Mr Plod represent a bygone era in deliveriesA growing number of start-ups are trying...

Teenager’s life ‘ruined’ by Live.me and Twitter ‘trolls’

Image caption Victoria was sent threatening messages online through her social media accountsA teenager claims internet trolls "ruined her life" by superimposing her face...

How to ‘deep clean’ your online activity

Image copyright House of Commons Image caption Jared O'Mara made degrading jokes about pop starsJared O'Mara is not the first person to have old comments...

‘First 5G mobile net connection’ claimed by Qualcomm

Image copyright Qualcomm Image caption Qualcomm has showcased 1Gbps mobile internet speeds using a 5G chipQualcomm has demonstrated mobile internet speeds of 1Gbps using a...

Geordie Shore’s Marnie Simpson broke ad rules on Snapchat

Image copyright PA Image caption Two images uploaded in June should have been identified as adsTwo Snapchat posts by the reality TV star Marnie Simpson...