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Why do flies suddenly appear every time you open a beer?

Of course, nobody really wants those flies - but still they come, following the opening of a beer like Monday follows the weekend

Health minister denies endorsing private healthcare app

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has been accused of breaking the ministerial code after appearing to endorse a private healthcare app in an Evening Standard supplement sponsored by the same company

Russian intelligence using Brexit phishing emails to hack targets

Phishing emails detected by the cyber security department of services firm Accenture are masquerading as Brexit negotiation documents in order to dupe victims into downloading them

GCHQ reveals why it keeps some software vulnerabilities secret

According to the agency's defensive arm, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), the default position when a vulnerability is discovered is to try and get the flaws fixed - but this isn't always in the UK's interest

Russian Pornhub hackers caused millions in damages

The criminals controlled more than 1.7 million infected computers, which were used without their owners' knowledge to secretly load advertisements that they were collecting the revenue from, the US Department Of Justice has said

GoFundMe CEO Rob Solomon attacks rivals over Gift Aid

Speaking to Sky News, Rob Solomon acknowledged that in the past, GoFundMe charged a 5% platform fee, but said: "We changed that a year ago and went to a voluntary tipping model."

Facebook admits hiring PR firm to attack George Soros

The company's outgoing head of communications and policy, Elliot Schrage, said earlier this year he had asked public relations firm Definers to target Mr Soros after he criticised the company

Lincolnshire Police spends £6m on digital control room

The force - through its partnership with security outsourcer G4S - currently uses a mobile application called Pronto, developed by Motorola, which replaces much of the paperwork by allowing officers to access and input data from the street

Russian security service and space agency in conflict over private US...

The FSB reportedly intervened to demand the cancellation of the contract between US firm OneWeb and state corporation Roscosmos to launch a constellation of internet-connectivity satellites

UK power grid vulnerable as government failing on cyber security

The threat to critical infrastructure, including the power grid, is growing, the committee reported, with some states -"especially Russia" - starting to explore ways of disrupting CNI