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Cyber attacks

Generative AI and elections are key focus for hackers in 2024, report warns

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Parents need to look at own phone ‘addiction’, says Children’s Commissioner

LockBit

Major ransomware site taken down in international law enforcement sting

Tinder dating app

Tinder brings ID verification to the UK

Scam ads

Social media platforms and search engines still littered with scam ads – Which?

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Plan to ease rules on drones could help urgent medical deliveries

lockbit

Hacker website taken over by UK-led law enforcement operation

Suella Braverman

Tech giants ‘could severely disable UK spooks from stopping online harms’

Most influential Scots on TikTok

Jobs in Ireland at risk as TikTok to cut several hundred jobs globally

The type of emotion reading AI has not been specified.

Reverend's 'horror' as daughter to be interviewed by emotion-reading AI, as father blasts 'robots who decide employment'

Mobile phone study

Teachers get new guidance as ministers ‘ban’ mobile phones in schools

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Virgin Media O2 announces plans to create BT Openreach rival

Esther Ghey

Brianna Ghey’s mother says ‘trans hate’ targeting daughter on X is ‘horrendous’

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OpenAI unveils tool that can create video from text

Sadiq Khan

Deepfakes could swing close UK election or referendum, Sadiq Khan suggests

Brianna Ghey

Online safety law does not go far enough, says Brianna Ghey’s mother