Windows 7 hardest hit by WannaCry worm

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The majority of machines hit by the WannaCry ransomware worm in the cyber-attack earlier this month were running Windows 7, security firms suggest. More than 97% of the infections seen... Read More

Leaks 'expose peculiar Facebook moderation policy'

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How Facebook censors what its users see has been revealed by internal documents, the Guardian newspaper says. It said the manuals revealed the criteria used to judge if posts were... Read More

Text-to-switch plan for mobile users

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Mobile phone users will be able to switch operators by sending a text to the provider they want to leave, under plans drawn up by the regulator. Ofcom said customers... Read More

General election 2017: Illegal content sanctions threat

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Online companies could face fines or prosecution if they fail to remove illegal content, under Conservative plans for stricter internet regulation. The party has also proposed an industry-wide levy, dubbed... Read More

BBC fools HSBC voice recognition security system

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Security software designed to prevent bank fraud has been fooled by a BBC reporter and his twin. BBC Click reporter Dan Simmons set... Read More

India's Zomato says data from 17 million users stolen

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Global restaurant guide Zomato says hackers have stolen data on about 17 million users. The Indian firm, which uses a digital platform to provide information, said the breach includes swathes... Read More

'Bots' spam FCC website over proposed net neutrality reversal

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Bots appear to be spamming a US regulator’s website over a proposed reversal of net neutrality rules, researchers have said. According to three separate analyses, a flood of automated comments... Read More

Two Britons arrested in Thailand over football streaming

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Two British men have been arrested in Bangkok for allegedly selling online access to illegally streamed football broadcasts. A complaint from the Premier League to local authorities was reported to... Read More

Tinder fights one-man dating platform

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Tinder has filed a legal objection to a dating platform created by a British man on which he is the only male date. Shed Simove called the app Shinder and... Read More