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Australia launches website to report revenge porn in 'world first'



News October 17, 2017


Victims will be able to receive support and advice when intimate images are shared without their consent.In what has been described as a "world first", the portal will collaborate with websites and search engines to help take down...

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Scientists discover incredible origin of gold to herald 'new chapter in astrophysics'



News October 16, 2017


There were only two phenomena which scientists thought were capable of producing the extraordinary gravitational forces needed to forge the heaviest elements in the universe.A supernova, when a massive star collapses in its old ag...

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Why did Storm Ophelia turn the sun red?



News October 16, 2017


The former hurricane's powerful winds have pulled air and dust up from southern Europe and Africa - with the spectacular sight prompting "lots of calls" to the Met Office. Forecaster Grahame Madge explained: "It's all connected wi...

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'Serious vulnerability' found in Wi-Fi security protocol



News October 16, 2017


The vulnerability in WPA2 means hackers can access "credit card numbers, passwords, chat messages, emails, photos" or anything else transmitted over Wi-Fi, according to Dr Mathy Vanhoef.Dr Vanhoef, a researcher at KU Leuven, publi...

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Facebook to train teens as anti-bullying ambassadors



News October 16, 2017


The social media giant is partnering with Childnet International and The Diana Award to help pupils in more than 4,500 schools become digital leaders and anti-bullying ambassadors.Research suggests 72% of teenagers would prefer to...

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