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Drones will have to be registered in the UK, Government says



News July 22, 2017


The new measures come after research found the gadgets posed a real danger of smashing plane windscreens and shattering helicopter rotors.Users will soon have to pass a safety awareness test as part of the process of registering a...

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Briton admits Deutsche Telekom cyberattack



News July 21, 2017


The 29-year-old, who hasn't been named, had knocked up to 900,000 consumer routers offline in an attempt to hijack control of them.He was arrested at Luton airport earlier this year over the attack, which took place in November.Sp...

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Man plays guitar during brain surgery to help surgeons cure muscle spasms



News July 21, 2017


Abhishek Prasad, who was fully awake during the operation, said surgeons asked him to strum his instrument to help them identify problem areas in his brain."The doctor had told me, 'You need to get your guitar in the operation the...

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Dark net markets AlphaBay and Hansa shut after huge international police sting



News July 20, 2017


AlphaBay, the largest criminal marketplace on the dark web, and Hansa, the third largest, could have generated more than £1bn in revenue while they were open, according to a "conservative estimate" by police."This is the largest ...

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Facebook should be fined if it fails to remove prescription drugs accounts - MP



News July 20, 2017


Damian Collins MP, chair of the digital, culture, media and sport committee, said that a Sky News investigation into the illegal sale of prescription drugs on Facebook was "incredibly serious".Mr Collins told Sky News: "There shou...

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