VIDEO: What is a DDoS attack?

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A distributed denial of service (or DDoS) attack is an attempt to take a website offline by overwhelming it with internet traffic. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Driverless HGVs to be trialled in UK

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Driverless lorries are to be trialled in the UK, Chancellor George Osborne is expected to confirm in his Budget speech this month. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Re-launch for ‘people rating’ app

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Peeple, a controversial app that invites members to recommend others professionally, personally or as a date, is to launch in the US and Canada on 7 March. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

UN human rights chief backs Apple

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Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, high commissioner for human rights at the United Nations, warns that a “Pandora’s box” will be opened if Apple co-operates with the FBI by unlocking a killer’s phone. Read more here::…

VR pioneer criticises Apple hardware

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The Oculus Rift headset will be available on Mac machines when Apple releases a “good computer,” says the founder of the virtual reality firm. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

The cyber kidnappers after your data

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Hackers are using a type of computer virus known as ransomware to lock people out of their phones or computers and demand money for the return of the files. Read more here:: BBC News –…