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Apple files stored by teen in 'hacky hack hack' folder

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The boy hacked Apple because he was a fan of the firm, reports from the court case say A teenage boy from Australia has pleaded guilty to hacking into Apple’s network and downloading internal files, according to reports. The 16-year-old accessed 90 gigabytes worth …

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Body scanners to screen LA subway riders

Image copyright Thruvision Image caption The Thruvision camera can detect concealed objects Body scanners will be used on the Los Angeles subway to screen passengers for explosives and weapons, the local transport authority has announced. It is the first mass transport system in the US to adopt the technology. Portable …

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Google employees criticise 'censored China search engine'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The new search app would block search terms like human rights and religion Hundreds of Google employees have written to the company to protest against plans to launch a “censored search engine” in China. They said the project raised “urgent moral and ethical questions” …

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Mystery Russian satellite's behaviour raises alarm in US

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The US says it does not know what the satellite is or why it is behaving strangely A mysterious Russian satellite displaying “very abnormal behaviour” has raised alarm in the US, according to a State Department official. “We don’t know for certain what it …

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Amazon's one-day delivery ad banned as 'misleading'

Image copyright Getty Images Amazon’s one-day delivery ad for Prime members has been banned as misleading. The UK advertising regulator said it had received 280 complaints, mostly from Prime customers who reported not receiving their packages within a day. It said the ad “must not appear again in its current …

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Fortnite: Ninja won't play with female gamers

Image copyright Getty Images Tyler “Ninja” Blevins has revealed that he doesn’t “play with female gamers” out of respect for his wife. The US gamer and husband of fellow streamer Jessica “JGhosty” Blevins has suggested that it could lead to rumours regarding him and the women he’s playing with. He …

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Sainsbury's supermarket goes 'till-free'

Image copyright Sainsbury’s Supermarket chain Sainsbury’s is trialling its first “till-free” store, in which shoppers do not need to queue for a staffed or self-service checkout. Instead, customers can scan goods with a smartphone and put them straight into a bag. When they have finished shopping, their payment is processed …

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Malicious faxes leave firms 'open' to cyber-attack

Image copyright Check Point Image caption A demo showed a malicious fax being used to take over a fax machine and display an image A customised image sent by fax can let malicious hackers sneak into corporate networks, security researchers have found. In a presentation at the Def Con hacker …

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Butlin's says guest records may have been hacked

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Butlin’s says it will contact affected guests Holiday camp firm Butlin’s says up to 34,000 guests at its resorts may have had their personal information stolen by hackers. The company says the data in question included names, home addresses, contact details and holiday arrival …

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