Web giants to block sex abuse images

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Google, Facebook and Twitter join forces with the UK-based Internet Watch Foundation in a bid to remove millions of indecent images of children from the internet. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Carphone Warehouse breach probed

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The data watchdog is “making enquiries” after mobile firm Carphone Warehouse said details of up to 2.4 million customers may have been accessed. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Web’s random numbers are too weak

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The data scrambling systems used by millions of web servers could be much weaker than they ought to be, say researchers. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

VIDEO: Hackers gather for US desert shoot

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Ahead Def Con in Las Vegas, a convention dedicated to the art of subverting computer systems, some of the hackers drove to the desert to shoot guns. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Japan court rebuts lost Bitcoin plea

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A Japanese court has ruled against a man hoping to claim compensation over lost bitcoins, saying the virtual currency can’t be owned. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Bangladesh blogger hacked to death

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Niloy Neel, a Bangladeshi blogger known for his secular views, is hacked to death in Dhaka – the fourth blogger to be murdered in recent months. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology