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Child abuse images being traded via secure apps

Image copyright PA Image caption Public links can lead people to encrypted groups where illegal material is tradedImages of child sexual abuse and stolen credit...

Facebook security app used to ‘spy’ on competitors

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Facebook has been criticised for its the way it handles user dataA report by a Commons committee has detailed...

YouTube backtracks after Pokemon ‘child abuse’ ban

By Tom Gerken BBC UGC & Social News Image copyright Getty Images Image caption YouTubers who discussed popular mobile game Pokemon GO were affectedGoogle...

YouTube aids flat earth conspiracy theorists, research suggests

Image caption The belief that the Earth is flat has gained ground among many conspiracy theoristsYouTube is playing a significant role in convincing some...

Pulwama attack: Google searches ‘hijacked’ to link Pakistan flag to toilet paper

Image caption An image search for "best toilet paper" returns a page filled with news story images of Pakistan's flagGoogle searches for "best toilet...

Australian political parties hit by ‘state actor’ hack, PM says

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Australia's parliament was the subject of an attempted hack two weeks agoAustralian PM Scott Morrison says the country's major...

Quadriga: The cryptocurrency exchange that lost $135m

Image copyright Facebook/Quadriga Image caption Gerald CottenWhen the 30-year-old founder of a Canadian cryptocurrency exchange died suddenly, he took the whereabouts of some C$180m ($135m;...

PewDiePie: Roblox lifts ban after social media backlash

Image copyright PewDiePie/YouTube Image caption Roblox says it has more than 70 million monthly active usersOnline social game Roblox has reinstated PewDiePie's account after banning...

Ad code ‘slows down’ browsing speeds

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Poorly written code can make some pages very slow to loadAds are responsible for making webpages slow to a...

Mobile networks call for 5G security inspector

Image copyright Getty ImagesThe mobile network industry has called for a new European security testing scheme to check the safety of 5G equipment before...
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