Category: CS In The News

A step closer to quantum computing

BBC Online:  Scientists at Sussex University say they are close to building a large scale quantum computer. Visit Website

Amazon makes first UK drone delivery

BBC Online:  Amazon has made its first commercial delivery using a drone, in the UK. Visit Website

Yet another Yahoo attack

BBC Online:  Details are emerging of another Yahoo hacking attack, this time dating back to 2013. Visit Website

Ransomware attack gives everyone a free ride

The Guardian Online:  San Francisco Municipal Transport Agency attacked by hackers who locked up computers and data with 100 bitcoin demand. Visit Website

The dangers of ransomware

BBC Online:  A short video highlighting the dangers of ransomware. Visit Website

Army of webcams used in DDoS attack

BBC Online:  One of the biggest ever web attacks has been reported –  more than one terabit of data was fired at a website to knock it offline. Visit Website

Malware-infected USB sticks posted to homes

BBC Online:  USB sticks containing harmful malware have been left in Australian letterboxes. Visit Website

500m Yahoo users’ data stolen

BBC Online:  Yahoo says “state-sponsored” hackers stole information from about 500 million users in what appears to be the largest publicly disclosed cyber-breach in history. Visit Website